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T3 (Triiodothyronine ), Reverse/RT3
|Methodology:||Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)|
Collect: Red Top Tube OR Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1.0 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow blood to clot at room temperature for 30 minutes. Centrifuge and separate the serum from the cells immediately. Transfer serum in a Standard Transfer Tube. Alternatively, collect blood in a gel barrier tube, allow to clot at room temperature, centrifuge, and remove from gel within 24 hours.
Reject Criteria: Unseparated serum (>48 hours on clot); serum in serum separator tube not separated from the gel within 24 hours
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Stability : After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 1 week, Frozen 1 month
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
Accu Reference Medical Laboratory