Biotin supplements may interfere with assay.
It is recommended that patients abstain from any biotin containing supplement for 12 - 24 hours prior to blood draw. Biotin is commonly found in hair, skin and nail supplements and multivitamins.
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Red: Spin and separate
Lt green: Spin
Ambient (preferred) - 14 days
Refrigerated - 14 days
Frozen - 14 days
Freeze/thaw cycles: stable x3
Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
An interpretive report will be provided