High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Serum or Plasma
Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tube is acceptable.
Room Temp: 1 Days; Refrigerated: 1 Days; Frozen: 4 Months
Received room temp; Received refrigerated
1 mL Serum or Plasma
0.4 mL Serum or Plasma
Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic screw capped vial and freeze immediately. Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen frozen.