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Container/Tube: Red top
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
Collection Instructions: Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.
Additional Information: 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.
If thyroglobulin tumor marker testing is desired, do not order this test; order HTG2 / Thyroglobulin, Tumor Marker, Serum, which includes both thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody or HTGR / Thyroglobulin, Tumor Marker Reflex to LC-MS/MS or Immunoassay, depending on caregiverâ€™s preference.
Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:
General Request Form (T239) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf)
Neurology Test Request Form (T732) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)
Mild OK; Gross reject
Mild OK; Gross OK
|Serum Red||Refrigerated (preferred)||7 days|