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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Chylomicrons, Blood

Test Name

Chylomicrons, Blood

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Fluid sample is also acceptable

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. If sending fluid sample, collect in a sterile container. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge sample and place sample in special chemistry fridge. Do not seperate.

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Stable for 7 days refrigrated and more than 7 days frozen.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab at room temperature as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 week

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Last Updated: June 06, 2019