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Blood should primarily be collected in plain serum tubes/serum separating tubes (SST) without anticoagulants or other additives (see picture in table below)
Both venous and capillary samples are acceptable.
7 mL blood (3 mL serum) will be enough for approximately 15 single tests.
|Tests included in:||Sample material:||Tube type:|
|Autoimmune Diagnostics, Neurology, Monitoring Biopharmaceuticals (TDM)||Serum||SST|
|Plain serum tube|
|CSF||Polypropylene Tube (CSF)|
|Some tests can also be analyzed in Plasma (see request form)||EDTA plasma||EDTA tube (centrifuged)|
|HLA-DQB1*0602 at suspicion of narcolepsy||Whole blood (2,5 mL)||EDTA tube - uncentrifuged for whole blood|
(Specific sampling instructions applies for Complement assays, Biomarkers (in CSF), Narcolepsy assay and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring)
The centrifuged serum samples and EDTA-plasma should be frozen immediately and shipped on dry ice.
Serum (C3, C4, C1q and functional complement assay)
For the complete panel, the following samples are required: