PTH Intact

Test Code
PTHI

Alias/See Also
PTHI|PTH INTACT

Preferred Specimen
EDTA Plasma
Spin down Lav Top Tube and pull off Plasma. Send in a Transfer Tube labeled EDTA Plasma, Room Temperature.

 

Minimum Volume
2

Other Acceptable Specimens
EDTA Whole Blood

Instructions

EDTA Plasma & EDTA Whold Blood for PTH is stable for 25 hours at room temp and 14 days refrigerated. The vendor does not recommend that the plasma be frozen.  The 14 day refrigerated stability is very good.




Transport Container
Lavendar Top Tube Whole Blood
or
Transfer Tube containing EDTA Plasma

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Specimen Stability
14 days refrigerated

Performed By
LabFirst



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