Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Serum or Plasma
Other Reference Test
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Serum from a serum separator tube (SST) or plasma from a lithium heparin (green-top) tube are also acceptable.
Room Temp: 30 Minutes; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Year
Refrigerated specimens; Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens
1 mL Serum or Plasma
0.3 mL Serum or Plasma
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a standard transport tube. Complete ARUP requisition and submit with specimen frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.