Coenzyme Q10 Reduced and Total Plasma
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Green top (lithium or sodium heparin)
1.25 mL(minimum 0.75 mL)
Availability: Draw Monday - Thursday only
High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with Electrochemical Detection
1. Fasting ( 8 hours)
2. Immediately place specimen on wet ice. Maintain on wet ice and process within 3 hours of draw.
3. Spin down, separate plasma from cells, and immediately freeze specimen.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)