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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 Days; refrigerated: 14 Days; frozen: 30 Days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual component for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Plastic transport tube (preferred) or plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen -20� C: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. EDTA, Yellow top, Green Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: 1 Additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Light blue-top(3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable@Refrigerated: Unacceptable@Frozen 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: 2 Buccal swabs
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen -20� C: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light blue top
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen -20� C: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Specimen Container: Light blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light blue top (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours Refrigerated: 24 hours @Frozen: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Amniotic fluid, royal blue-top, green-top,Extracted DNA, bone marrow
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 4mL
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
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Amniotic fluid, Royal blue-top, Green-top,Extracted DNA, bone marrow
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Amniotic fluid, royal blue-top, green-top,Extracted DNA, bone marrow
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days@Refrigerated: 10 days@Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top A or B solution, Green top Any, Royal blue EDTA
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separato rtube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 5mL
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
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 24 hours @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours; refrigerated: 1 day; frozen: 105 days.
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 3.2% citrate Light Blue Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours@Refrigerated: 48 hours@Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red Top, No gel"""
Specimen Container: 2 Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4Ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Stool (fresh random)
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 3 g
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Insure card
Alternate Specimen: No alternative sample
Specimen Container: One InSure test card with specimen applied to one window
Specimen Volume: 1 Insure card
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Insure card
Alternate Specimen: No alternative sample
Specimen Container: One InSure test card with specimen applied to one window
Specimen Volume: 1 Insure card
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Stool (72-hour)
Specimen Container: One or more clean stool collection kits containing a 1-gallon can, absorbent sheet, Armlock O-ring, and a leakproof plastic bag.
Specimen Volume: Entire collection or 5-25 mL of a homogenized aliquot.
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube, lavender top (EDTA) tube, or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual component for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Serum:@Room temperature: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 14 days@@Whole blood:@Room Temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Clinical drug test vial
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Quantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 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: 30 days.
Specimen Required: Dacron Swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Contact Empire City Labs for the proper collection kit
Specimen Volume: Dacron Swab
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours @Refrigerated: 3 days @Frozen: 3 months
Specimen Required: Full EDTA tube
Alternate Specimen: Grey top or Green top
Specimen Container: 1 additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: Full EDTA tube
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 2 days @Refrigerated: 2-8� C 7 days @Frozen: Not Acceptable
Specimen Required: Plasma
Specimen Container: Light blue top (3.2% sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours.
Specimen Required: Serum
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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Green top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Required: 3 mL bone marrow
Alternate Specimen: Whole Blood Green Top
Specimen Container: Green top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen to testing laboratory for viability determination. Do not reject
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Lavender Top EDTA
Specimen Container: Green top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: up to 5 days Refrigerated: up to 5 days Frozen: Not acceptable
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Bladder washing
Specimen Container: Urine preservation kit
Specimen Volume: 50mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Dark Blue Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: Green top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: quest doesn't have specific time range. Send asap
Specimen Required: bone marrow from a sodium heparin green top
Alternate Specimen: 5 mL whole blood from a sodium heparin green top 5 mL whole blood from a sodium heparin royal blue top 5 mL whole blood from a sodium heparin lead free tan top
Specimen Container: bone marrow from a sodium heparin green top
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 days Refrigerated: 2 days @Frozen: Do Not Freeze
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: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, lavender top (EDTA) tube, or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: 3 mL throat swab sub
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: VCM container
Specimen Volume: 1 vcm
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 3 mL throat swab submitted in a VCM Transport Medium, or 3 mL nasopharyngeal aspirate or swab submitted in VCM Transport Medium.
Specimen Container: VCM container
Specimen Volume: 1 VCM
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: unacceptable.
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 30 days @Refrigerated: 30 days @Frozen:(-20C) 3 months
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube, lavender top (EDTA) tube, or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours @Refrigerated: 10 days @Frozen: 90 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 specifications.
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: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Two full lavender-top (EDTA) tubes
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: folate: unstable, hematocrit: 1 day; refrigerated: folate: 1 day, hematocrit: 3 days; frozen: folate: 14 days, hematocrit: unstable.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
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
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA, Light Blue, Green sodium or lithium heparin
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 2 weeks@Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hour urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hour urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red Top, No gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature:: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator 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: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 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: 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: 7 Days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 30 days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual component for test specification.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 5 days @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Pure culture of Organism
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Pure culture of organism in double walled container
Specimen Volume: Any amount of specimen. Must be viable
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days
Specimen Required: Skin, nail scrapings, hair, or body fluid, sputum, bronchial washings in a red-top tube or 60 mL sterile container. Use a culture swab for oral, genital or wound specimens
Alternate Specimen: Sterile urine is also acceptable
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container
Specimen Volume: Volume N/A: skin scrapings, nail scrapings, hair
Specimen Stability: Sources other than hair, skin or nails: Room temperature: 72 hours @Hair, skin or nail specimens: Room temperature: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Blood or bone marrow
Alternate Specimen: 1 yellow top Vacutainer tube (SPD-Sodium polyanetholesuofonate). Do NOT use yellow top tube (ACD).
Specimen Container: Bactec Myco F/Lytic blood bottle
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: Unacceptable
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