Table 2.

Schedule for blood draws

Weekly SessionFirst Session PredialysisFirst Session PostdialysisSecond or Third Session PredialysisSecond or Third Session Postdialysis
Wk 1A+B+LTSD+EaCD
Wk 2CDCD
Wk 3CDCD
Wk 4CDCD
Wk 5–26Bb or CD
  • For laboratory tests performed in panels A–E, see Table 3. LTS, sample long-term storage.

  • a Optional blood draw.

  • b Hemoglobin, hematocrit, and iron collected monthly according to standard of care.