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Dexamethasone, Serum or Plasma by LC-MS/MS
|Methodology:||Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Patient Preparation: Specimen should be collected between 8-10 a.m.
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST), lLavender (EDTA), OR Green (sodium or lithium heparin) - 1 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Stability : After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
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