Vitamin C – Post IVC Plasma
Though controversial, high dose intravenous vitamin C (ascorbic acid) has been used to effectively treat various conditions. These include various viral infections and cancer. A protocol for use of high dose vitamin C may be obtained by writing, The Riordan Clinic, 3100 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219.
Specimen type, preparation, and processing is the same as for plasma vitamin C. Additional information required on the requisition is the grams of vitamin C given (15 grams, 25 grams, 50 grams, etc). Draw specimen from a vein on the opposite arm used for IVC.
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