Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one plain red top tube
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Serum should be separated from cells immediately to avoid release of NSE from blood cells.
Plasma, hemolyzed specimens
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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