All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Clinical Pathology
Shipping Requirements: 
Do not mail or ship
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
Same day, when possible
Specimen Requirements: 

Heparinized plasma - 0.5 ml minimum

Collection Protocol: 

Collect in a green top tube, maintain at 4 degrees C (on ice). Deliver to the lab within 30 minutes or separate plasma, keep tightly sealed on ice and deliver within 2 hours of collection

Additional Information: 

Plasma ammonia is quite labile. Specimen requires special handling. If collection and delivery protocols are not followed testing may not be possible