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Email Address

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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No Alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Green top sodium heparin and Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 1ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative sample
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 1 full tube
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: 48 hours
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR yellow-top (ACD) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�7 days�Unstable
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 Hours
Specimen Required: Serum, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze Up to 1 year�Room Up to 48 hours �Refrigerator Up to 2 weeks
Specimen Required: 6X Breath Samples
Alternate Specimen: No alternatives
Specimen Container: Breath Kits
Specimen Volume: 6X Breath Samples
Specimen Stability: See instructions
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab from posterior fornix and the Vaginal wall.
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: BV vaginal swab
Specimen Volume: 1 swab
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 1 ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 3 mL oral fluid collected in Quntisal co
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Quantisal collection device
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: 10 mL random urine in a sterile containe
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top,
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Sterile cup container
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 5 days��Urine:�Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Sterile screw cup
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: see each component
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room Temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum Separator, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: See individual test
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days��Whole blood:�Room Temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: 48 hours
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 5 days��Urine:�Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 8-10 mL whole blood collected in a sodiu
Alternate Specimen: No other available tube type
Specimen Container: Sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 28 days Refrigerated: 28 days �Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: 6 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (l
Alternate Specimen: 3 mL bone marrow in a Sodium Heparin green top tube OR in a ACD solution B yellow top tube. See above for collection instructions.
Specimen Container: EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 6mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Bone marrow
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 6mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours�Refrigerated: 72 hours�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood or bone marrow
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, green-top (sodium heparin) or yellow-top (ACD-A) tube
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, green-top (sodium heparin) or yellow-top (ACD-A) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 to 5 mL whole blood or 1 to 2 mL bone marrow
Specimen Stability: REFRIGERATE
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour); use test 122390 if random urine is obtained.
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour); use test 122390 if random urine is obtained.
Specimen Container: 12-mL plastic transport tube (LabCorp No. 23597) without preservative
Specimen Volume: 30-mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Urine Bottle
Specimen Volume: 13.5 mL Urine
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 2 mL Fluoride Oxalate whole blood (gray
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Specimen Container: Sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (gray-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Green-top (heparin) tubes
Specimen Container: Green-top (heparin) tubes
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: Urine (Random)
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Plastic urine drug bottle and tamper-evident seal for forensic specimen. Collection kits are available by request from the laboratory.
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated 7 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL random urine in a sterile containe
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Urine container
Specimen Volume: 50 mL
Specimen Stability: Maintain specimen at room temperature
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: 2 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (
Alternate Specimen: Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) or (pink-top) tube
Specimen Container: Transport tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 3 mL oral fluid collected in Quntisal co
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal collection device
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 7 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated 14 days
Specimen Required: 25 mL random urine in a sterile containe
Alternate Specimen: Clinical drug test transport vial
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 25mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (
Alternate Specimen: Plasma collected in an: EDTA (pink-top) tube
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 30 days Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen (-20C): 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from a royal blue top tube (t
Alternate Specimen: Royal blue-top (EDTA) metal-free tube
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) metal-free tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: SST tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 48 hours �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days�
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum (preferred) OR plasma, frozen
Alternate Specimen: "Serum (preferred) OR plasma, frozen"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, OR green-top (sodium heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 1.0 mL
Specimen Stability: 8 hours�2 days�11 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL random urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�3 months
Specimen Required: "Serum (preferred) OR plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum (preferred) OR plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, OR green-top (sodium heparin) tube"
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 1 day�3 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Serum OR plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum OR plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, OR green-top (heparin) tube"
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 1 day�3 days�7 days
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: plastic, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 5gram
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine in a urinalysis transport tu
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Yellow-top, blue fill line urinalysis transport tube
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours preserved specimen �Refrigerated: 24 hours unpreserved pediatric specimen
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from Serum Separator Tube (SS
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 60 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 Hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL random urine - no preservative
Alternate Specimen: Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line, preservative tube)
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 10ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL Serum from Serum Separator Tube (SS
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 1g stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container, CARY BLAIR TRANSPORT MEDIA
Specimen Volume: 1 g
Specimen Stability: Room temperature:48 hours
Specimen Required: Tissue biopsy
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 10% NBF Biopsy Jar
Specimen Volume: NA
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 30 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 4 mL whole blood from a EDTA Royal Blue
Alternate Specimen: Sodium heparin (royal blue-top) tube
Specimen Container: EDTA Royal Blue top tube
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube; submit original tube.
Specimen Volume: 7 mL
Specimen Stability: Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Specimen Required: 3 mL urine submitted in a polypropylene
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Polypropylene container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Not stable �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma OR serum
Alternate Specimen: Plasma OR serum
Specimen Container: Ship in a screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Unstable�7 days�90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 1 Additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 Days�Refrigerated : 6 Days�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No gel"
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 Days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Lavender Top
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Slides �Room temperature: 30 days ��Whole blood �Room temperature: 24 hours
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 5 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 4 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood collected in: EDTA (royal blue-top) tube, ACD (yellow-top) tube, sodium heparin (green-top) tube, or lithium heparin (green-top) tube � Amniotic fluid � Cultured amniocytes � Extracted DNA � Bone marrow � Chorionic villus sample
Specimen Container: EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 4 ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood, amniotic fluid, chorionic villus sample (CVS) (submission of maternal blood is required for fetal testing), or LabCorp buccal swab kit (buccal swab collection kit contains instructions for use of a buccal swab)
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, sterile plastic conical tube or two confluent T25 flasks for fetal testing, or LabCorp buccal swab kit
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, sterile plastic conical tube or two confluent T25 flasks for fetal testing, or LabCorp buccal swab kit
Specimen Volume: 7 mL whole blood, 10 mL amniotic fluid, 20 mg CVS, or LabCorp buccal swab kit
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL frozen plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 1 additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 hour �Refrigerated: 1 hour �Frozen: 9 months
Specimen Required: Green-top tube 2 mL and at least 1 fresh smear
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Green top
Specimen Volume: 2ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature within 48 hours
Specimen Required: "Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, throat swab (dacron or rayon), OR nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash"
Alternate Specimen: "Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, throat swab (dacron or rayon), OR nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash"
Specimen Container: Option 1 (Preferred): Flocked NP Swab submitted DRY in plastic transport sleeve (PeopleSoft Number 93307). Option 2 (Alternate): NP Swab submitted in charcoal- containing transport media. Option 3 (Alternate): NP/Throat swab submitted in universal transport media (UTM). Option 4 (Alternate): NP wash/aspirate submitted in sterile container.
Specimen Volume: One NP/throat swab OR 0.5 mL nasal aspirate/wash
Specimen Stability: 5 days�7 days�Not Available
Specimen Required: Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, throat swab (dacron or rayon), or nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash
Alternate Specimen: Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, throat swab (dacron or rayon), or nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash
Specimen Container: Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, throat swab (dacron or rayon), or nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash
Specimen Volume: One NP/throat swab or 0.5 mL nasal aspirate/wash
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 5 days�Refrigerated 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Separator (Gel) Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: "Royal blue-top (sodium EDTA) tube Plastic acid washed, trace metal free tubes can be obtained from National Medical Services."
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 30 days�30 days�30 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL CSF or synovial fluid collected in a sterile leak-proof container
Alternate Specimen: Whole Blood collected in EDTA (lavender top) tube or ACD (yellow top) tube or Random urine
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: CSF, Synovial Fluid and Random Urine�Room Temperature: 14 Days�Refrigerated: 14 Days�Frozen: 30 Days��Whole Blood:�Room Temperature: 14 Days�Refrigerated: 14 Days�Frozen: Unnacceptable
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood, Saliva collected in an Oragene collection kit.
Alternate Specimen: "Whole blood, Saliva collected in an Oragene collection kit."
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR yellow-top (ACD) tube OR Oragene DX 500 saliva collection kit.
Specimen Volume: 7 mL whole blood, 2.0 mL saliva
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: URINE
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10 ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5
Specimen Stability: Room temperature
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum from SST tube
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 5 days Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 7mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic, Leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL frozen serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
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