Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Sample Modification

Test code: 303

Effective update from 16/04/2018


 Sample type: Frozen serum


  Sample type: Refrigerated serum

  Sample collection conditions for ionized calcium 
  • A centrifuged primary tube should be sent immediately cooled down to 4°C.
  • A single tube must be sent for this determination.
  • It must be vacutainer to keep empty.
  • Stable sample 4 hours without centrifuge.
  • Temperature variations are not advised.
  • Once centrifuged without uncapping, samples are stable for 70 h at 4ºC.
  • Send in an individual bag plus a note indicating ionized calcium.

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