ARACHIDONIC ACID/EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID (AA/EAP)

SPECIMEN: 3 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; INVERT THE LAVENDER TOP EDTA TUBE 10 TIMES TO MIX THE EDTA WITH THE BLOOD. CENTRIFUGE IMMEDIATELY FOR 15 MINUTES. THE PLASMA MUST BE FREE OF HEMOLYSIS OR RED BLOOD CELLS.