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1 x 6 mL BD royal blue top band K2 EDTA tube
1 mL plasma and 1 mL red cells
CLS staff: proceed with specimen collection and transport to DSC Accession. DSC Referrals will oversee the physician approval process.Note to ordering physician: this test requires review and approval by CLS Medical & Scientific Staff. Please contact CLS Referrals 403-770-3285 for further information on the approval process.
Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection. Aliquot plasma into a plastic screwcap Sardstedt2 aliquot tube (aliquot tubes available from Referrals) and screw the cap on tightly to avoid leakage.
Discard buffy coat, and just a little of the red cells using a plastic pipet (not glass). Aliquot the remaining red cells to a plastic screwcap Sarstedt2 aliquot tube (aliquot tubes available from Referrals) and screw the cap on tightly to avoid leakage.
PSC&RRL: Transport plasma and red cells on ice to DSC. Send specimens in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.
Extra-regional: Freeze plasma and red cells prior to transport to DSC. Send specimens in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.
DSC: Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.
|Additional Information||For Vanadium orders with “RBC”, “erythrocyte” or “red blood cell” specifically requested, see Non-Preferred specimen section of Trace Elements – Blood.|
|Testing Location||London Health