It is the responsibility of the Customer/Sender to ensuring that sampling, sample handling, sample identification, packaging, transport and delivery to Wieslab takes place in the correct manner.
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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)|
|Genetic test, including HLA-analysis||Whole blood (2,5 mL)||EDTA tube - uncentrifuged for whole blood (NB! Should never be sent frozen)|
(Specific sampling instructions applies for Complement assays, Biomarkers , Genetic tests including HLA analyses and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
The centrifuged serum samples and EDTA-plasma should be frozen immediately and shipped on dry ice.
Serum (C3, C4, C1q, C1 inhibitor level/function and functional complement assay)
Neurofilament Light: At least 0,5 mL serum to be sent in room temperature (within 48 h from sampling)
Whole blood: 2,5 mL
* NOTE! - a signed Informed Consent form must be enclosed with the sample. Informed Consent form can be downloaded here.