– The calibrators are prepared from human blood whose blood of donors have been tested individually by approved FDA methods and found to be negative for HbsAg, anti-HCV antibody and anti-HIV1&2 antibodies. However, handle cautiously as potentially infectious.
– Use clean or single use laboratory equipment to avoid contaminations.
– Discard cloudy calibrator.
Disposal of all waste material should be in accordance with local and legal requirements.
Reconstitute each calibrator with 0.5 mL of deionized water. Gently mix for 10 minutes, or until all material has dissolved.
Note : As all samples, these calibrators should be hemolysed before use (except if hemolysis is done automaticcaly on-board)
STABILITY AND STORAGE
To store at 2-8 °C and protected from light.
Before opening :
Calibrators are stable until the expiry date stated on the label.
After reconstitution :
Calibrators are stable for 30 days when stored at 2-8 °C.
– After opening, the vials should be kept correctly and tightly capped to prevent contamination and evaporation.
– Do not freeze