Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plain red, lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.25 mL)
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated or room temperature specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
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