Whole blood in a Lavender top tube [EDTA].
Onsite [NJH]: Transport to lab within 1 hour.
Do not centrifuge.
Preferred volume: 4 mL whole blood
Minimum volume: 1 mL whole blood
Offsite: Send whole blood Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on an ice pack. DO NOT freeze sample.
Specimen must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours of collection.
Monday - Friday
Fluorescence Immunoassay (FIA)
1 hour STAT or routine
Flourescence Immunoassay (Troponin)
Adult and Pediatric ranges: 0.0 - 0.04 ng/mL