Test name: Apolipoprotein B
Order Code: APO B
Preferred Specimen: 2mL serum in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or Tiger-top)
CPT Code: 82172
Collection: Allow SST to clot in an upright position for 30 min, then centrifuge sample within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: 1 day under room temperature; 8 days refrigerated