1. Please fill out the request form completely, including tentative
diagnosis and clinical history; this is necessary for us to determine the type
of test to be performed.
2. Use SODIUM heparinized vacutainer
tube. Other preservatives including other types of heparin are unacceptable and
specimens in the wrong preservative will not be processed.
3. Draw 5 ml
of venous blood into the heparinzed vacutainer tube. Mix heparin and blood by
gently inverting the tube several times. Blood should be kept at room
4. Label the tube with patient's name and date
5. Send specimen as soon as possible :
Specimens will be accepted until 4:30pm. Specimens drawn after this time
should be held until the following day.
6. Please call the lab at
02-2224-2326 to inform us that a specimen will be coming.
7. Thank you
for your cooperation.