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4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator
2 ml serum, minimum 0.5 ml
Heterophilic antibodies in human serum can react with reagent immunoglobulins, interfering with in vitro immunoassays. Patients routinely exposed to animals or to animal serum products can be prone to this interference and anomalous values may be observed. Additional information may be required for diagnosis.
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.
Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 5 days
If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
0.35 - 5.5 uIU/mL
Daily, Monday - Sunday
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