Laboratory Test DirectoryShare
Fluoride Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
|Methodology:||Quantitative Ion Chromatography (Ion Exchange Chromatography)|
Collect: Plain Red OR Lavender (EDTA) - 2 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells within 2 hours. Transfer serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Gray (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) or separator tubes.
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month