Can a sample be diluted after the color reagent has been added?

Document ID

Document ID TE1848

Version

Version 3.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 09/28/2018
Question
Can a sample be diluted after the color reagent has been added?
Summary
Diluting samples after adding reagents
Answer
A sample dilution must be performed before any reagents are added to the sample. Diluting a sample that has already had reagents added will cause incorrect results.

Please also see: What is the purpose of dilution? and How is a dilution factor determined?
 

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