Specimen collection is only available from Monday to Thursday between 0800 and 1200; Specimen needs to be received at St. Paul's Hospital Laboratory before 1400 for an overnight courier, otherwise the test will be canceled.
Preferred Collection Container-Adult: Yellow (ACD) tube 8.5mL
Preferred Collection Container-Pediatric: Blue (Sodium Citrate) tube 1.8mL
Do not centrifuge, send whole blood to SPH lab; ship at 4oC to the referral site using an overnight courier
Pediatric Volume: 1.8 mL
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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM- 991 v1