Use to assess fat malabsorption.
Mon, Thur, Sat
Fasting specimens preferred.
Serum Separator Tube (SST) or plain red.
CRITICAL: Protect from light immediately after collection and during storage and shipment. Transfer 3 mL serum to ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min:0.6 mL)
Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Any specimen other than serum. Refrigerated or room temperature specimens. Hemolyzed or icteric specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 1 month
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