Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
1-2 mL blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Overnight fasting is preferred. Serum Separator Tubes (SST) also acceptable.
Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 90 Days
1 mL Serum
0.5 mL Serum
Allow blood to clot in the original closed container at room temperature (usually 20 to 30 minutes). After clot has formed, centrifuge blood 10 minutes at a relative centrifugal force (CRF) of 850 to 1000 g in the stoppered container.