Specimen Collection Requirements
Abstain from medications for 72 hours prior to collection.
Whole Blood, one 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube
Place on ice. Transfer 3.0 mL whole blood to a Serotonin Transport Tube containing ascorbic acid. Contact Legacy Client Services for tube. Mix well. Specimen must be preserved and frozen within 2 hours of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
AFTER TRANSFER TO SEROTONIN TRANSPORT TUBE: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
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