: Esoteric Chemistry
: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
: 0-150 yrs: 0.7-5.2 ng/mL
: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube - 4.5 mL
: 1 light green top microtainer
: 2 mL plasma
: 0.4 mL plasma
: Spin in refrigerated centrifuge and separate
: Room temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8C): 2 days; Frozen (-20C): 3 months (Avoid more than 3 freeze/thaw cycles)
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, incorrect specimen type, hemolysis
: 2 hours
: Specimen should be separated using refigerated centrifuge
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