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|Methodology:||Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Collect: Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) - 1 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Transfer plasma to an a Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Stability : After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 1 week