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Tests Unable to Run With Green Top Tubes

The Augusta Health main and outpatient labs collect their specimens in Herparinized Green Top tubes. Since the tubes are heparinized, some tests cannot be run on plasma. The tests that cannot be run are:

  1. Serum Osmolality
  2. CEA
  3. Prostate Specific Antigen (PSAG)
  4. PSAG Free
  5. Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
  6. CPEP
  7. Insulin
  8. H. Pylori
  9. Erythropoietin (EPO)
  10. Hepatitis Testing
  11. Beta-2-Microglobulin (B2MG)
  12. Rubella
  13. Rubeola
  14. ANA
  15. Varicella
  16. Mumps