HOMOCYSTEINE, TOTAL (HCB)
: 5 - 15 mcmol/L
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: 1 lavender top bullet
: 2 mL blood
: 0.25 mL plasma
: Refrigerated: 7 days
Reasons for Rejection
: Hemolysis; improper collection, EDTA tube not stored on ice/separated from cells for more than 6 hours
: Monday - Saturday
: Batch analyzed at 10:30 a.m. Not available STAT
: Same day
: Fasting specimen. Deliver to the lab immediately. Centrifuge, separate and refrigerate immediately.
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