Collect blood in an 8-10 mL plain Red top or Serum Separator tube.
Separate serum from cells immediately by centrifugation and aliquot into a polypropylene or similar plastic tube. Use a separate tube for each test ordered. Allow room for expansion of sample inside tube.
Preferred Volume: 2.0 mL of serum
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL of serum
If minimum volume cannot be obtained, contact Laboratory.
Severe hemolysis, thawed samples for greater than 24 hours
Storage Transport Temp
Fully complete PK requisition, including drug dose amount, frequency, method, and date and time of last dose prior to draw.
Ship samples via overnight delivery on >3 lbs of dry ice.
Freeze at -20C. Up to 24 hours at room temperature.
Please contact ADx Client Services at (800) 550-6227 for further information.