: Esoteric Chemistry
: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
: Fasting 0-100 pg/mL
: Red top SST (Clot activator with gel) or red top (no gel)
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin) or Light green top PST (Lithium Heparin with gel)
: 1 red microtainer
: 5 mL
: 0.5 mL
: Must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge and separated.
: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection
: Specimen not refrigerated or frozen within 4 hours of collection
: Monday - Friday
: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
: 1 day
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