Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Red Top Tube (RTT)
Preferably specimens should be frozen.
Avoid freeze and thaw samples. One freeze and thaw is acceptable.
High doses of exogenous biotin (also termed Vitamin B7, Vitamin H or Coenzyme R) may interfere with this assay.
Heterophile Antibodies and Rheumatoid factor can react with reagent immunoglobulins. Human anti-mouse antibodies may cause falsely low or high results. Troponin autoantibodies may interfere.
Canine: <3, 3-74 ng/L
Feline: <3, 3-59 ng/L
Equine: <3, 3-59 ng/L
Ovine: <3, 3-86 ng/L
Porcine: <3, 3-70 ng/L
Reference ranges reflect published reports in the literature.