Test investigation


Laboratory offering test

Clinical Laboratory Services, Level -1, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Comments precautions

Patient Information: Mention the upright/resting position. Collection upright : after 1 hour in upright postion. Collection resting : after at least 1 hour lying down.

Storage conditions and sample stability

Spin & Separate 1ml Plasma into Aliquote tube immediately (aldos s from GPs must be spun within 8 hours and then frozen rapidly. Must be sent at -20. They may be stable for as long as 24 hours, provided they are not chilled).

Sample type

Serum 1ml

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

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