|Specimen: ||0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. |
Plasma fom an EDTA or Heparin tube is alos acceptable.
Hemolyzed samples should be avoidied. Hemolysis may cause falsely elevated results.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.3 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0099012|
| Method: ||Spectrophotometry|
|Note: ||Patients should abstain from abscorbic acid supplements for a minumum of 24 hours prior to sample collection.|