Green (Sodium heparin)
Transport on ice. Storage requirements: Spin and freeze plasma immediately.
1-2 hours on ice
Deliver to lab immediately for processing. If delay, spin and freeze plasma until delivery is possible. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).
Amino Acids detected:p-serine,taurine,p-ethanolamine,urea,aspartic acid, oh-proline, threonine, serine, asparagine, glutamate, glutamine, sarcosine, a-amino-adipic, proline, glycine, alanine, citrulline, a-amino butyric, valine, cystine, methionine, cystathionine, isoleucine, leucine, tyrosine, phenylalanine, b-alanine, b-amino isobutyric, homocystine, GABA, ethanolamine, ammonia, oh-lysine, ornitine, lysine,1-me-histidine, histidine, 3-me-histidine, anserine, carnosine, arginine