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Submit only 1 of the following specimens:
Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) or yellow-top (ACD) tube(s) and submit 1 mL whole blood. Ship refrigerated (DO NOT FREEZE).
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is acceptable.) Allow blood to clot at room temperature and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Submit 1 mL serum in a plastic vial. Ship refrigerated.
Draw blood in an EDTA or ACD tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is acceptable.) Allow blood to clot at room temperature and separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Submit 1 mL plasma in a plastic vial. Ship refrigerated.
Warm reject; Cold OK
|Varies||Refrigerated (preferred)||7 days|