Lavender (EDTA) - Vacutainer tube
Room Temperature, 4 hours from time of phlebotomy.
Refrigerated, 8 hours from time of phlebotomy.
1. Inadequately filled specimens,2. specimens > 4 hours old from the time of collection.3. Microtainers are unacceptable for this test - minimum volume of 1 ml must be from a venous draw and placed in a Vacutainer tube.
24 hours/day, 7days/week