Green top tube (Sodium or Lithium Heparin).
Additionally, send a similar sample from an unrelated, normal subject to serve as a control.
Do NOT centrifuge! Keep at room temperature (18-22°C).
Preferred volume: 10mL
Minimum volume: 6 mL blood
Frozen, clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens. Anticoagulants other than heparin. Specimens >24 hrs old.
Storage Transport Temp
Maintain and transport specimens at room temperature (18-22°C).
Ship specimens Priority Overnight via Fed Ex in container sufficiently insulated to avoid temperature extremes (<10°C and >37°C).
24 hours at room temperature (18-22°C)
Test must be scheduled with the laboratory at least one week in advance of draw. Please call ADx Immunology lab at 303.398.1344 to schedule testing.
Specimen must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours of collection.