F100B - Specimen: S-100B Protein, Serum

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Test Name

Test ID: F100B    
S-100B Protein, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

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 plain, red-top tube(s). Serum gel tube is acceptable. Allow specimen to clot at room temperature. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

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

 

Hemolysis:

NA

Thawing:

Warm reject, Cold OK

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

NA

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

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 90 days
 Ambient 24 hours