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4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator
2 ml serum, minimum 0.5 ml
Specimens from patients who have received preparations of mouse monoclonal antibodies for diagnosis or therapy may contain human anti-mouse antibodies (HAMA). HAMA present in serum may interfere in this assay. These samples should not be assayed with the MTX assay.
Specimen Processing Instructions
Serum: Allow to clot. Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes
Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.
Protect from Light if not stored in a dark refrigerated.
Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 24 hours
If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
NO NORMAL VALUES.
Lowest reportable = less than 0.2 umol/L
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