High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Serum or Plasma
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1-4 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp=6 Hours; Refrigerated=24 Hours; Frozen=30 Days
Gross hemolysis; Serum separator tube (SST)
2 m L Serum or Plasma
0.5 mL Serum or Plasma
Centrifuge and separate serum from cells immediately by centrifuge and aliquot into a polypropylene or similar plastic tube.