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Specimen Container: SST
Collection and handling:
Draw in prechilled tube. Keep specimen on ice and deliver to laboratory immediately or separate serum from cells, transfer to a plastic transport tube and freeze immediately. Protect specimen from light.
Specimen Type: Blood
Overnight fasting is preferred. Patient should refrain from taking vitamin C supplements or fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection
Specimen volume: 1 mL serum