Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw
capped vial using approved guidelines.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Specimen Requirements: 2 mL (0.7 mL minimum) serum collected in a red top tube (no gel) or plasma collected in sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (gray top) tube or sodium heparin (green top) tube Reject Criteria: Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST) Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Report available 3 days after set up