|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Preferred: Serum gel
Acceptable: Red top
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.
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.
Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:
Oncology Test Request Form (T729) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/oncology-request-form.pdf)
General Request Form (T239) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf)
Mild OK; Gross reject
Mild OK; Gross OK
|Serum||Refrigerated (preferred)||7 days|