Prenatal Profile I With Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
UFHPL Epic order code: LAB550
Type: Serum and whole blood
- Gently invert the lavender-top tubes 8 to 10 times immediately to mix specimens with anticoagulant. Centrifuge serum tubes within 45 minutes of venipuncture. If red-top tubes are used, transfer the separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Sample Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)
Storage: Refrigerate the serum tubes and one lavender-top tubes. Store one lavender-top tubes at room temperature for up to 24 hours.
- Clotted specimen
- Specimen diluted with IV fluid
- Tube not filled with minimum volume
- Improper labeling
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