One 4 mL Serum Separator Tube or 4 mL Red top tube.
Separate serum from cells immediately by centrifugation and aliquot into a polypropylene or similar plastic tube.
Preferred volume: 1mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Storage Transport Temp
Frozen. Send serum Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on dry ice.
48 hours ambient. 7 days refrigerated, 1 year at -20°C or below. Avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles.