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Specimen Required: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube
Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL
Specimen Stability: FREEZE
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Unacceptable�Unacceptable�4 weeks
Specimen Required: 1 mL plasma collected in a potassium oxalate (gray-top) tube
Alternate Specimen: Sodium fluoride (gray-top)
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: 1 year
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 �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
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 �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�3 months
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random), frozen and protected from light
Alternate Specimen: Plastic urine container with 0.5 mL of 30% acetic acid and amber plastic frozen transport tube and cap (LabCorp No. 78656)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container with 0.5 mL of 30% acetic acid and amber plastic frozen transport tube and cap (LabCorp No. 78656)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: 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: 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: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or serum-separator tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum (preferred) OR plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 2 years�Room 3 days �Refrigerator 3 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Random Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 hours�Refrigerated: 1 week�Frozen: 3 months
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 14 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
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: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
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 Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 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: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 2.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature�Refrigerated
Specimen Required: Serum (preferred) or plasma, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: N/A
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 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
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: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 mL
Specimen Stability: 6 hours�14 days�14 days
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: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR green-top (heparin) tube. DO NOT USE A GEL-BARRIER TUBE. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage time, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant."
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 1 day�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: NA
Alternate Specimen: NA
Specimen Container: NA
Specimen Volume: NA
Specimen Stability: NA
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: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum separator tube
Specimen Container: Red top (No gel)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
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 T-25 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 T-25 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: Room temperature.
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 (heparin) tube"
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�7 days�19 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 day
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 day
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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen 7 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: FREEZE
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 3 days� Refrigerated: 12 days �Frozen(-20C): 13 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�Unstable
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, mouthwash kit
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Not Available
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Formalin fixed
Alternate Specimen: 50 micron shavings (standard: 4)
Specimen Container: Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue block
Specimen Volume: Formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue block
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Indefinite �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 9 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
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: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top,
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 3 months�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube, Lavender top
Specimen Container: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable�Refrigerated: 5 days�Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL (plasma)
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood or LabCorp buccal swab kit (buccal swab collection kit contains instructions for use of a buccal swab)
Alternate Specimen: Green top sodium or lithum heparin
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, or LabCorp buccal swab kit
Specimen Volume: 7 mL whole blood or LabCorp buccal swab kit
Specimen Stability: Rferigirated
Specimen Required: URINE
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top (no additive) tube; tubes with separator gels should not be used
Specimen Volume: 7 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Random Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: SERUM
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: URINE
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Random Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3 ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Urine container
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 20mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: NA
Alternate Specimen: NA
Specimen Container: NA
Specimen Volume: NA
Specimen Stability: NA
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Plasma
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: TninPrep
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: ThinPrep kit
Specimen Volume: 20mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 21 days�Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
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: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 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 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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 30 days Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 12 months
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No gel"
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No gel"
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
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