Mnemonic: LID
Container: Serum, Plasma Separator
Handling: Volume: 1.0 ml serum or heparinized plasma Centrifuge within 4 hours of collection Stability: 8 hrs room temp, 2 days refrigerated, 1 month frozen Include amount and time of last dose of medication. Collect specimen 12 hours after initiating therapy and 24 hours after
Methodology: Methodology: FPIA
Required Information: qt-Date of last dose:qt-Amount of dose:qt-Time of dose:
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
CPT: 80176.9
Department: Main Lab
Note: DO NOT use Serum Separator tube
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