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Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum;
AND well-mixed, 24-hour urine collection - 10 ml;
Specimen Preparation: Allow blood specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collectionPlease indicate the total urine volume and the start and end time of collection on the request form. Indicate the patient's height (in feet and inches) and weight (in lbs.) on test requisition.
Note: A serum creatinine level must be collected within 24 hours of the beginning or ending of the urine collection.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Stability: Room Temperature/Refrigerated: 1 week, Frozen : 28 days
Reject Criteria: Grossly icteric serum
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
Quest Diagnostics Nichols INST