Total T3 - Total Serum Triiodothyronine
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red top tube or Li Heparin Plasma
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens, plasma
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 3 months
ADULT 16-150 years: 0.80-2.00 ng/mL
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:32 AM