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Lab Test Dictionary

Lipemia Check

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.3 ml blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Red top tube also acceptable

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

1.5 ml plasma (or serum)

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 ml plasma (or serum)

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge & separate