High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Fluorescence Detection
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
2-4 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Patient should avoid food high in indoles: avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple, and eggplant. Patient should also avoid tobacco, tea, and coffee three days prior to specimen collection.
Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 42 Days
Received room temp; Received refrigerated
2 mL Serum
1 mL Serum
Spin and freeze serum below -20 c within 2 hours after collection.