Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
1.5 mL (minimum 0.5mL)
Cause for rejection:
Sent to reference lab
Remove serum from cells ASAP. Plasma values are slightly lower than serum values. Specimens must be drawn prior to surgery or greater than two days following surgery. Do not draw in the recovery room.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Reference range: 2900-7100 U/L
Days Performed: Mon-Fri