Specimen Collection Requirements
Body Fluid, one sterile container
If cellular material is present, remove by centrifugation. Indicate source of body fluid on collection container and test request form.
Specimens collected in fluoride, oxalate or EDTA
Ambient (15-25°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C) 5 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 6 months
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:33 AM