Pathology - Test Catalog
Specimen Processing Area
1.1 ml plasma
0.6 ml plasma
Lavender Top Tube
3 ml whole blood in a Lavender Top on ice or 2.1 ml whole blood in (3) Lavender Microtainers on ice
Test must be processed within 6 hours of collection.
Freeze immediately after separation
Frozen (Dry Ice)
Setup: Mon - Fri
2 weeks from receipt of specimen
Spin and separate plasma into plastic 12 x 75 pour-off tube and freeze within 6 hours of collection.
Spin and separate plasma into plastic 12 x 75 pour-off tube within 6 hours of collection. Freeze specimen until courier pickup. Transport frozen on dry ice.
Normal Salt Intake 2.4 - 5.0 ng/ml/24 hours Low Salt Intake 3.7 - 8.7 ng/ml/24 hours High Salt Intake 0.1 - 1.7 ng/ml/24 hours