Specimen Type: Citrated Plasma
Container: 1 Light Blue Top Tube
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
Tuesday & Friday
STRICT FROZEN. Separate Plasma and Freeze within 1 hour of collection.
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