Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP.
0.25 mL Serum/Plasma (0.60 mL minimum whole blood draw)
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (18-26°C): 48 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 1 month; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 3 months
Friday, February 23, 2018 10:30:31 AM
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