Telephone

888-LAB-8082 (888-522-8082)

Email Address

info@empirecitylabs.com

Corporate Headquarters

229 49th St Brooklyn NY 11220

Laboratory

2180 SW 71st Terrace Davie FL 33317

Test Directory

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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top,
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube, Green Top (heparin) Tube
Specimen Container: Red Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.25ml
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 105 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top, Green Sodium heparin
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 48 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Grey Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Swab
Alternate Specimen: Swab
Specimen Container: Culturette Swab
Specimen Volume: 2ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours
Specimen Required: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Alternate Specimen: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Specimen Container: "Clean, screw-capped, plastic vial with no preservatives"
Specimen Volume: 1 g
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Alternate Specimen: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Specimen Container: "Clean, screw-capped, plastic vial with no preservatives"
Specimen Volume: 1 g
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Grey top (4)
Specimen Volume: 4 Gray Top Tubes
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours�Refrigerated: 72 hours�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
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: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
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: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
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: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube, Green Top (heparin) Tube
Specimen Container: Red Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 714days�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 2 week�Refrigerated: 2 weeks�Frozen: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 1 year�Room 48 hours �Refrigerator 5 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�3 days�Unstable
Specimen Required: Fluid OR cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Alternate Specimen: Sterile body fluid container
Specimen Container: Sterile body fluid container
Specimen Volume: 1 mL fluid OR 1 mL CSF
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 14 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Tan Top, Royal blue EDTA
Specimen Container: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 60 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Specimen Container: "Plastic urine container, no preservative"
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: ROOM
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine Bottle
Specimen Container: Sterile Screw-Cap Container
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Not Available�Refrigerated: Not Available�Frozen: 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: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 2 days Refrigerate 2 weeks�Frozen 1 year
Specimen Required: Lung tissue, transtracheal aspirate, pleural fluid, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid, sputum
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Sterile container
Specimen Volume: 1 mL lung biopsy (frozen), transtracheal aspirate, pleural fluid; 50 mL bronchoalveolar lavage(BAL) fluid; 5 mL sputum
Specimen Stability: Specimen should be kept at 2(degrees)C to 8(degrees)C.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
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 Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
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 OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube"
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�30 days�21 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube (SST), Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube
Specimen Container: Red Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 30 days�Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Green sodium heparin, Lavender, Royal B. EDTA or PPT
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 24 hours �Refrigerator 14 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: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day�Refrigerated: 3 weeks�Frozen: 2 months
Specimen Required: Whole blood, bone marrow aspirate, body fluids, fresh lymph node.
Alternate Specimen: Spleen, extranodal solid tissue, biopsy, OR needle aspirate
Specimen Container: Green-top (sodium heparin) tube (preferred), lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or yellow-top (ACD) tube for whole blood or bone marrow (accepted, not preferred); lavender-top (EDTA body fluids) tube; fresh tissue in lymph node transport bottle containing RPMI
Specimen Volume: 3 mL whole blood OR 2 mL bone marrow aspirate, 2 mL body fluid tube. Large volumes of body fluids should be concentrated to <5 mL; 0.5-1.0 cm(3) fresh tissue.
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: Stool
Specimen Container: Parasite (O&P) transport kit (PVA) vial only
Specimen Volume: 1 g
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 24 hour urine
Alternate Specimen: Random urine collection
Specimen Container: 24 hour urine
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: 24 hour urine
Alternate Specimen: Random urine collection
Specimen Container: 24 hour urine container
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Red-Top Tube, Lavender-Top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 105 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top, Royal B. EDTA, Sodium Heparin Green
Specimen Container: Serum in a transfer tube collected from a Red Top Tube, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 hours�Frozen: -20 C: 7 days�Frozen -80 C 113 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator 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 separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 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 Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 4 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Frozen Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 15 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 4mL
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, LAvender or PPT"
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen -20� C: 14 days �Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen : 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Container: Red Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 days�Refrigerated: 14 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube is preferred. Red top tube is acceptable.
Specimen Volume: 3.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or serum gel tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum separator tube, Green top sodium heparin, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 1 Week Refrigerated: 2 Weeks �Frozen: Indefinitely
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: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light Blue Sodium Citrate
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 1 Deer tick
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container
Specimen Volume: 1 deer tick submitted in 70% ethanol
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: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 2 days Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days�Refrigerated: 14 Days�Frozen: 30 Days
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day�Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: CSF and Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial and SST
Specimen Volume: 2 mL serum and 2 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 14 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: 4 days
Specimen Required: "Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), whole blood OR synovial fluid"
Alternate Specimen: "Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), whole blood OR synovial fluid"
Specimen Container: "Sterile plastic container (CSF, synovial fluid), lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR yellow-top (ACD) tube"
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Alternate Specimen: Red Top
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red-top Tube, Gel-barrier Tube OR Serum Transfer Tube
Specimen Container: Red-top Tube, Gel-barrier Tube OR Serum Transfer Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: 1 Green top sodium heparin
Specimen Container: 1 Additional Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Lavender top: 30 hrs �Green top: 48 hrs
Specimen Required: WHOLE BLOOD, Lavander AND Yellow top.
Alternate Specimen: No alternatives
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube AND yellow-top (ACD-A or ACD-B) tube
Specimen Volume: Fill tube(s) to capacity
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 2 days�Refrigerated: Unstable�Frozen: Unstable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Separator (Gel) Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue AND whole blood.
Alternate Specimen: Formalin fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue AND whole blood.
Specimen Container: "Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, blocks or slides"
Specimen Volume: Formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) block (preferred) OR 19 serial unstained unbaked slides (5-10 microns thick) with 1 adjacent unstained unbaked slide (4 microns thick) Whole Blood: 8.5 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: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 4 days�4 days�14 days