Promptly transfer sample into a 5 or 10 mL plastic tube and immediately freeze for shipping.
Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated.
Rejection criteria pertain to clinical sample submissions only.
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
Acetaldehyde is an unstable compound post-collection and will both form and degrade under certain sample handling conditions. Even when extreme precautions are taken to maintain the integrity of Acetaldehyde during sample collection, transport and analysis, the results will be affected under typical collection and laboratory procedures.