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|Collection Instructions||Both samples must be kept at 37C after collection and transported immediately to lab for processing.|
|Container type||Red top AND Lavender top|
|Amount to Collect||
|Sample type||Serum and EDTA plasma|
|Processing notes||Serum: Allow sample to clot at 37C and then centrifuge and aliquot sample.
Plasma: Maintain sample at 37 degrees, centrifuge and aliquot
After alliquoting transport samples at room temperature to China basin. DO NOT refrigerate or freeze.
|Stability||After alliquoting samples are stable for 5 days at room temperature.|
|Turn around times||5-7 days|
|CPT coding||82585-90, 82595-90|
|Last Updated||5/22/2013 1:34:10 PM|