4 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood from 1 metal free Royal Blue Top (K2EDTA) tube available from ADL. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Patients should refrain from vitamins, mineral or herbal supplements one week prior to specimen collection. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 3rd Day Evening
Use only specified containers available from ADL. If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.