Depakane® - Depakote - Valproate
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: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum and plasma from cells ASAP.
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 2 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 year
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:33 AM