ETHYLENE GLYCOL (EG)
: EG, Antifreeze
: None detected (< 5 mg d/L)
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin)
: Grey top (Sodium Fluoride) or red top (no gel)
: 1 dark green microtainer
: 5 mL blood
: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
: Refrigerated if not delivered to the lab immediately
: Refrigerated: 7 days
Reasons for Rejection
: Improper collection
: 1-2 hours if qualitative, 2-4 hours if quantitative
: Notify lab immediately: date and time of collection.
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