Lavender top tube [EDTA Plasma].
Onsite [NJH]: Transport to lab within 1 hour.
Do not centrifuge.
Preferred volume: 4 mL whole blood
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL EDTA plasma
Storage Transport Temp
Offsite: Refrigerated. Lavender [EDTA] top tube Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on cold pack.
Stability after cell separation:
4 hours at RT (15-25°C)
24 hours at 2-8°C
3 months frozen at ≥ -20°C