HISTOPLASMA ANTIBODIES BY CF
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) top tube
Separate from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent testing is preferred. Convalescent sample must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute sample. Mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.
Severely lipemic or contaminated specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeat freeze/thaw cycle
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