Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Serum or Plasma
Other Reference Test
Monday and Thursday
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Indicate dose, route, dose frequency and type of draw.
Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 1 Month
Whole blood; Gel separator tubes
1 mL Serum or Plasma
0.5 mL Serum or Plasma
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.