Serum: Collect serum specimens in serum separator or red top tube. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge. Pipette serum into a plastic screw cap vial.
CSF: Sterile transport tube
Serum/CSF: 0.5 mL
Any specimen types other than serum or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Ship on dry ice to arrive Monday‐Friday using a next day delivery service. Frozen ice packs may be substituted if sample is shipped the day of collection.
Testing performed Mondays and Thursdays.
Serum or CSF: TAT reported next day