CHOLINESTERASE, PSEUDO TOTAL
Pseudocholinesterase - Plasma Cholinesterase - Serum Cholinesterase
Specimen Collection Requirements
Sample must be drawn before surgery or more than 2 days following surgery. Do not draw in the recovery room
Serum or Plasma, one 4.0 mL gold (SST) or 3.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
0.1 mL (Whole Blood 0.6 mL minimum draw)
Whole blood on clot or hemolyzed samples
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months
Plasma values are slightly lower than serum.
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