ELECTROPHORESIS, SERUM PROTEIN
Serum Protein Electrophoresis - SPEP
Total Protein, Protein Electrophoresis
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, One 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube. Fresh samples are recommended.
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 4 hours of collection.
1.0 mL Serum (2.4 mL minimum whole blood draw)
Hemolyzed or plasma specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 4 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 weeks; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 6 months
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