Serum or Plasma
Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)
Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in a green-top tube is also acceptable. Drug dose amount, frequency, method, and date/time of last dose prior to draw is required.
Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Not Established
1 mL Serum or Plasma
0.5 mL Serum or Plasma
Separate serum or plasma from cells immediately by centrifuge and aliquot into a labeled polyproylene or similar plastic tube. Use a separate tube for each test ordered. Allow room for expansion of sample. Requires TSO form and completed IDPL requisition with drug dose amount, frequency, method and date/time of last does prior to draw submitted with specimen.
National Jewish Center test code: MXFL. Requires TSO form and completed IDPL requisition.