TNF Alpha HS; Cachectin; Cytokine; TNF Alpha HS
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
1-2 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Collect blood in a red-top tube (no gel).
Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 9 Months
Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic; Grossly icteric; Serum Separator Tube (SST)
1 mL Serum
0.5 mL Serum
Allow blood to clot (10-15 minutes) at room temperature. Centrifuge and separate the serum from the cells. Transfer the serum to a clean 12x75 mm tube. Freeze as soon as possible.