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|Methodology:||Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)|
Collect: Red-top tube OR Gel-barrier tube (SST) - 1 ml serum
Patient Preparation : Patient should be fasting.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum from cells. Transfer the serum into a LabCorp PP transpak frozen purple tube with screw cap . Freeze immediately and maintain frozen until tested. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Freeze
Stability: Ambient/Refrigerated: Unstable; Frozen: 7 days
Causes for Rejection: Gross hemolysis; specimen not received frozen; lipemia; plasma specimen .
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|Cross Reference:||Thyrocalcitonin (Calcitonin)|