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Hold Specimen

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code HSFD
Performed by Central Processing
Container type Gold top, Red top, Light Green top, Dark Green top, Lavender top, Blue top
Amount to Collect 5 mL blood
Sample type Serum or plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Requests to hold whole blood. Samples collected in outdated blue top vacutainer.
Normal range
Additional information Applicable for serum and plasma samples only

Covers cost of materials and preliminary processing, such as centrifugation, aliquotting, storage and record-keeping. Specimens are held for 2 weeks only.

Unless otherwise specified all samples will be held at 4-6C.
Last Updated 3/24/2009 11:43:55 AM
Entry Number 530

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