|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Draw blood into two 5 mL PPT (pearl top) or EDTA
(lavender top) tube(s). Immediately centrifuge (within 2 hours of
collection) at 1000-1200 x g at room temperature for 10-15
minutes. Do not allow samples to remain in centrifuge after
centrifugation. Remove plasma from cells immediately and
transfer to a plastic screw cap tube. Freeze immediately.
Send 3 mL plasma in a screw-cap vial frozen.
NOTE: 1. Intended for use only for patients with viral loads greater
than or equal to 500 copies/mL. For best results, viral
loads should be confirmed within two weeks prior to
submission for testing at Monogram.
2. Patient samples submitted <30 days apart are
considered duplicate and will be canceled.
Specimens other than
Anticoagulants other than
Warm reject; Cold reject