AMMONIA BLOOD (AMO)
: Glutamate Dehydrogenase
: 0-150 yrs: 18-72 mcmol/L
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole Blood
: Lithium Heparin (with or without gel), Sodium Heparin
: 2 microtainers
: 5 mL Whole blood
: 0.3 mL Whole blood
: Separate within 15 minutes of collection; KEEP ON ICE
Reasons for Rejection
: Sample not kept on ice, hemolyzed samples
: STAT: 1 hour; ROUTINE: 2 hours after receiving in lab
: DELIVER TO LAB IMMEDIATELY ON ICE
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