The analytical method states that if test cannot be performed immediately it must be preserved. What does 'immediately' imply?

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Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
The analytical method states that if test cannot be performed immediately it must be preserved. What does 'immediately' imply?
Summary
Analyze immediately definition.
Answer
The term "analyze immediately" usually means within 15 minutes or less after sample collection. Verify with your local regulator for guidelines in your area.