Collect 1 tube of blood in a 10 mL red top (no gel) tube. Separate
serum from whole blood within 6 hours of collection by centrifugation
at 800 - 1600 x g for 20 minutes at room temperature. Transfer the
serum to a properly identified polypropylene screw-cap vials and
freeze tubes. Total volume of serum at least 3 mL. Ship frozen.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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