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T4, Total

Test Name: T4, Total
Alternate Description:
LIS Code: TOTT4
Lab Section:

Chemistry

Fluid Type:

Plasma

Minimum Volume:

0.5 ml whole blood

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Preferred sample is one 7mL Gel Green Top tube

Container (Whole Blood Required):

3 ml whole blood in Gel Green Top

Specimen Stability:

7 days refrigerated at 2-8°C

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Availability:

7 days per week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

4 hours

Specimen Preparation (In House):

Spin and refrigerate until analysis

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Spin within 4 hours of collection. Refrigerate until courier pickup.

Reference Value:

Age stratified ranges accompany report.