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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container
Specimen Volume: 2 g or 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 48 hours @Frozen: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specificaions.
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Red top tube or gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 2 months.
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Alternate Specimen: 24-hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile urine container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours; refrigerated: 72 hours; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 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 tube
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.3 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 separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, CSF, Tick
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 0.7mL
Specimen Stability: Whole Blood @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: Unacceptable @Tick and CSF @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterlie Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: "10 mL aliquot of 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour liquid stool specimen"""
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 48 Hours
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 in a transfer tube collected from a Red Top Tube, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days @Refrigerated: 21 days @Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: CSF (Preferred), plasma, serum, stool, lesions, rectal swab,
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA, PPT, SST or Lesion
Specimen Container: 0.7 mL CSF submitted in a sterile, plastic, leakproof container.
Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL CSF or plasma, 0.5 g stool
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 24 hours Refrigerated: 1 week @Frozen: 1 month
Specimen Required: Urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container or BD urine transport tube (red/yellow)
Specimen Volume: 2 to 10 mL
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 5gr stool in each vial - 1 Formalin, 1 Cary Blair, 3 SAF vials, and 1 white-top cup (for Add-ons). May be random stool, purge, or swab.
Specimen Volume: 5gr
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender Top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)@Frozen: Unstable
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Green lithium heparin, tan top sodium heparin
Specimen Container: Green top (Sodium Heparin)
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 hours @Refrigerated: 6 hours @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days ; frozen: 30 days.
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top tube, CSF, Serum (Red top or SST), Bone Marrow collected in EDTA,1 mL bronchoalveolar lavage or eye fluids
Specimen Container: Lavender Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Whole blood @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable @@Plasma and CSF @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 8 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: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 14 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: 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: "Red top, No gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 Days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Specimen Container: Royal blue top (EDTA) tube OR tan top lead-free tube; submit original tube.
Specimen Volume: 7 mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST), red top tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days@Refrigerated: 14 days@Frozen: 31 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours; refrigerated: 24 hours.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen -20� C: 2 years @Frozen -70� C: 3 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Red top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No laternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube, gel-barrier tube, or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen -20� C: 2 years @Frozen -70� C: 3 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: SST, Lavender top, Royal B. EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube, lavender top (EDTA) tube, or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days .
Specimen Required: Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 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: See individual components for test specificaions.
Specimen Required: Serum, whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
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 tube, lavender top tube (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
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, 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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, Green top Sodium Heparin, Royal blue EDTA
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 12mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
Specimen Required: Swab
Specimen Container: Transport sterile swab
Specimen Volume: 1 swab
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 days.
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