Type of sample/quantity required: plasma in a test tube with K3 EDTA plus preservative (aprotinin): blood (5 ml) should be collected in a test tube (provided by the laboratory) containing K3 EDTA anticoagulant and aprotinin, then the plasma should be separated and sent to the laboratory;

Storage/shipping methods: plasma must be stored and shipped at refrigeration temperature;

Reception days: every day from Monday to Saturday;
Reporting days: every day from Monday to Saturday;
Waiting times: reports are issued within 20 days from the date of reception.