Pyruvate/Lactate Tube (8% Perchloric acid)
1.0 mL EXACTLY
24 hours @ 5°C
Refrigerate overnight. Spin mark volume on tube, freeze supernatant in separate tube. Send both tubes to Metabolic. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).
room temperature or thawed
84210 / 83605
Collect blood without use of tourniquet. Mix throughly and quickly. Put specimen on ice. Deliver on ice. Tubes containing perchloric acid are available from Central Lab Services or the Metabolic lab.