2 x 10mL EDTA blood tube required
- both MUST be filled = 8 mL whole blood
(If no FBE has been requested - an additional 3 mL EDTA blood tube for FBE must be collected. FBE results are sent to the external referral lab)
The metabolites are stable for UP TO 4 days at 4 degrees.
Transport to SA Pathology (IMVS)-Toxicology on an ICE Pack, within the 4 days stability time frame.
Any bloods received outside the time frame will be discarded.
SA Pathology(IMVS)-Toxicology- Phone No: 08 82223287