|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive within 96 hours of draw to be stabilized. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.
Preferred: Yellow top (ACD solution B)
Acceptable: Yellow top (ACD solution A)
Specimen Volume: 6 mL
Collection Instructions: Do not transfer blood to other containers.
1. Biochemical Genetics Patient Information (T602) in Special Instructions.
2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form-General (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)
Mild OK; Gross reject
|Whole Blood ACD||Refrigerated (preferred)||6 days|