Enzymatic; Spectrophotometry (SP)
Serum or Plasma
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Tuesday and Thursday
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top), EDTA (royal blue-top), 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) ACD Solution B (yellow-top), sodium fluoride (gray-top) or potassium oxalate (gray-top) is also acceptable.
Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Hours; Frozen: 30 Days
Received room temp; Received refrigerated
1 mL Serum or Plasma
0.3 mL Serum or Plasma
Serum or plasma should be removed from cells immediately after collection.