Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitsng/mL
Reference RangeAll0.5 – 2.0
Analytical Range0.15 – 10
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time4 hours
Special requirements & notesNote time medication last taken
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretationTime of sampling
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019