SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Plasma, grossly hemolyzed or specimens that have been frozen and thawed more than once.
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 4 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 5 days; Frozen (≤-20°:C): 1 month
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