Biochemistry profile, small animal, presurgical - photometric
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1 mL serum or lithium-heparin plasma.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolCollect blood into a red-top vacutainer; avoid hemolysis. Allow the sample to clot. Centrifuge the sample; separate the serum from the cells and transfer to a leakproof, labelled tube. Refrigerate or freeze and ship with freezer packs. Lithium-heparin plasma is acceptable, however laboratory reference intervals are for serum samples.
Includes: TP urea creat glu ALP GGT ALT Na K Cl Na:K ratio.