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VITAMIN B12 AND FOLATE

SPECIMEN: 1.5 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.6 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VITAMIN B12

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VARICELLA-ZOSTER V AB, IGM

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

VARICELLA-ZOSTER V AB, IGG

SPECIMEN: 0.5 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VANCOMYCIN

SPECIMEN: 2ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: RED-TOP (SERUM) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VALPROIC ACID (DEPAKOTE)

SPECIMEN: 1ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: RED-TOP (SERUM) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML; TRANSFER SEPARATED SERUM OR PLASMA TO A PLASTIC TRANSPORT TUBE.

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

URIC ACID

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

UNSATURATED IRON BINDING CAPACITY (UIBC)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TROPONIN I

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TRIGLYCERIDES

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE.…