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Test ID: FPTHC    
PTH Accuratio Comprehensive Profile

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and

send 2 mL EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

 

Note: Processing of samples should be completed within one hour

              of blood collection

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Specimens other than

Plasma

Anticoagulants other than

EDTA

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Plasma EDTAFrozen