Overview


Test code

ApoE

Methodology

MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

Requirements


Specimen type

Whole blood

Minimum volume

1 mL

Preferred volume

5 mL

Specimen


Specimen collection

No patient preparation is required.
Draw blood in K2 EDTA tubes (lavender top).
Invert 8 times to ensure complete mixing.

Specimen storage

Store refrigerated (2°C - 8°C).

Specimen handling

Ship chilled on ice packs.

Stability

Store at 4°C up to 30 days.

Performance


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