TP - Total Protein in Serum and Plasma
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within four hours of collection.
0.25 mL serum/plasma (0.60 mL minimum whole blood draw)
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 1 week; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 1 month; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 6 months
Eltrombopag and its metabolites may interfere with this assay causing erroneously high patient results.
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