Specimen Collection Requirements
Draw specimen following an overnight (12-hour) fast. Patient should not consume alcohol for one day before blood draw.
Plasma or Serum, one 4.0 mL green (sodium or lithium heparin) or gold (SST) top tube
Separate serum or plasma within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL serum or plasma to an amber transport (aliquot) tube immediately.
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: 1 month, Frozen: 1 year
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
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