hs C-Reactive Protein

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Useful in predicting risk for cardiovascular disease.

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hs C-Reactive Protein
1009

hs-CRP

Serum Separator Tube (SST®)
Refrigerated

Do not remove the stopper at any time. Do not centrifuge immediately after drawing blood. Allow the blood to clot in an upright position for at least 30 minutes but not longer than 1 hour before centrifugation. Centrifuge for at least 15 minutes at 2200-2500 RPM within one hour of collection. Label the tube with the patient’s last name, patient’s first name, date of birth, date of collection, and time of collection.

Room temperature: 11 days
Refrigerated: 2 months
Frozen:

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