Specimen Collection Requirements
Patient should be fasting
Plasma, one prechilled lavender (EDTA) top tube
Prechill a lavender (EDTA) top tube at 4°C before drawing the specimen. Draw the prechilled lavender (EDTA) top tube and process 2.0 mL of EDTA plasma as follows: After drawing specimen, chill lavender (EDTA) top tube in wet ice for 10 minutes. Centrifuge in a refrigerated centrifuge or in chilled centrifuge cups. Immediately after centrifugation, remove EDTA plasma, place in a plastic transport tube and freeze.
Specimens other than EDTA plasma
Immunoassay Following Extraction
Mayo Medical Laboratory (GLP)
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:12 AM