|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Preferred: Serum gel
Acceptable: Red top
Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
1. Red-top tube must be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of draw time.
2. Serum gel tube must be centrifuged within 2 hours of draw time.
Additional Information: Twelve hours before this blood test, do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin or vitamin B7 that are commonly found in hair, skin and nail supplements and multivitamins.
1. Free prostate-specific antigen (PSA) can only be added to previously-submitted specimen within 12 hours of performing total PSA. Specimen must have been shipped frozen.
2. Include patient's age.
Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request Form (T729) with the specimen
Mild OK; Gross reject
Mild OK; Gross OK
|Serum||Frozen (preferred)||180 days|