TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FROPI    
Ropivacaine, Serum/Plasma

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL serum refrigerate in a plastic vial.

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) or pink top tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL plasma refrigerate in plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.4 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis: NA
Thawing: Warm reject; Cold OK
Lipemia: NA
Icterus: NA
Other: Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST)

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesRefrigerated (preferred)28 days
 Frozen 240 days