VOLATILE DRUG SCREEN SERUM (VSS)
: VSS, Alcohols, Methanol, Ethanol, Acetone, Iso-propanol
: Methanol, Ethanol, Acetone and Iso-Propanol
: Gas Chromotography
: None detected
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin)
: Grey top (Sodium Fluoride) or red top (no gel)
: 1 dark green microtainer
: 5 mL
: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
: Refrigerated if not delivered to the lab immediately.
: Refrigerated: 3 days, frozen (-20°C) for longer storage
Reasons for Rejection
: Improper collection, SST tube
: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
: Send to the lab immediately.
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