|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Preferred: Serum gel
Acceptable: Red top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
1. For cases of prolonged apnea following surgery, wait 24 hours before obtaining specimen.
2. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
3. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.
Additional Information: Patient's age and sex are required.
Mild reject; Gross reject
|Serum||Refrigerated (preferred)||7 days|