Adrenocorticotropic Hormone ACTHM
One pre-chilled 3 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube.
Whole blood on ice OR 1 mL frozen plasma. DO NOT FREEZE WHOLE BLOOD.
Collect in pre-chilled EDTA tube. Place tube in wet ice and transport to laboratory immediately. If unable to deliver immediately (in laboratory within 45 minutes of collection), separate the plasma from the cells in a refrigerated centrifuge (if available), aliquot plasma (1.0 mL minimum) and freeze immediately.
Not stable unless collected and processed as described. Frozen: 1 month.
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
Less than 47 pg/mL