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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • SELENIUM, RBCS

Test Code

  • 6863

Test Synonym

  • SE, SELENIUM RBC

Minimum Volume

  • 0.4 mL

Specimen Type

  • Red Blood Cells

Primary Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Green Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 1 mL RBCs Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free,EDTA), Green top tube(Sodium Heparin). Rejection criteria: Rcvd frozen, plastic container, light blue, gray, yellow, lavender top tubes.

Specimen Retention

  • Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within 2 hours of collection.