Serum or Plasma
Quest forwards to National Jewish (TSO)
Other Reference Test
1-4 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable but not preferred. 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
Severe hemolysis; Thawed samples >24 hours
2 mL Serum
0.5 mL Serum
Separate serum from cells immediately. Requires TSO form and completed IDPL requisition with drug dose amount, frequency, method and date/time of last does prior to draw.
National Jewish test code: RBN. Requires TSO form and completed IDPL requisitino with drug dosage, frequency, method and date/time of last does prior to draw.