Lactic Acid LAC
|Collect||One 6 mL gray (sodium fluoride & potassium oxalate) top tube.|
0.5 mL plasma at 2-8ºC.
TIME SENSITIVE. Collect specimen without tourniquet. Tube must be immediately placed on ice and transported to laboratory within 15 minutes of collection. If the blood cannot reach the laboratory where it will be assayed within 15 minutes, the blood should be centrifuged and the plasma removed. Place the labeled plasma sample and a cold refrigeration pack into a green biohazard bag for shipment. If a green biohazard bag is not available, a standard biohazard bag is sufficient. For inpatient hospital use only.
|Schedule||Daily-24 hours per day|
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|