Pre and Post vaccination specimens should be submitted together for testing. Post specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization. Mark specimens clearly as Pre-Vaccine or Post-Vaccine. If shipped separately, Post specimen must be received within 60 days of Pre specimen.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL serum to an aliquot tube.
Plasma or other body fluids
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°:C): 48 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 weeks; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
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