*Protein, Total, Body Fluids
Specimen Collection Requirements
Body fluid, one sterile container. Do not use tubes with anti-coagulant. Indicate source of body fluid on the collection container and test request form. If more than one tube is collected, each tube should be labeled with a number indicating the sequence in which it was collected.
If cellular material is present, centrifuge specimen and remove supernatant within four hours of collection.
Gastric fluids, fluids collected with anti-coagulant, fluids from sources outside the body, and intraosseous specimens will not be accepted.
Room Temperature (18-26°C): 4 hours, Refrigerated (2-8°C): 72 hours, Frozen (≤ -20°C): 3 months
Eltrombopag and its metabolites may interfere with this assay causing erroneously high patient results.
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