Plain red top or SST tube.
Onsite [NJH]: Transport to lab within 1 hour.
Offsite: Separate serum from cells within 2 hours by centrifuge and aliquot into a labeled polypropylene or similar plastic tube.
Preferred volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum volume: 0.5mL serum
Grossly hemolyzed specimens, more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Storage Transport Temp
Offsite: Send frozen serum Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on dry ice.
Refer to individual components
This panel includes the following components: T4, T3UP, & FTI