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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 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
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: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: 24 hour urine container
Specimen Volume: 25mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Red blood cells (RBCs)
Alternate Specimen: Red blood cells (RBCs)
Specimen Container: Green-top (heparin) tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube or royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or tan-top lead free tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�Not Available
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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterile, screw-cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 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: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Aptima swab, Yellow aptima
Specimen Container: Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit (white label)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel or Green Sodium Hep or EDTA
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Plasma
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube AND metal free plastic transport tube
Specimen Volume: 2 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: 0.5mL
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: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube is preferred. Red top tube is acceptable.
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: WHOLE BLOOD
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 48 Hours
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours
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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, Green top Any, Amniotic fluid,Cultured amniocytes, 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: 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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top,
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood or LabCorp buccal swab kit, amniotic fluid, or chorionic villus sample
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube or LabCorp buccal swab kit, sterile plastic conical tube, or two confluent T-25 flasks for fetal testing
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 7mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood or LabCorp buccal swab kit (Buccal swab collection kit contains instructions for use of a buccal swab.), amniotic fluid, or chorionic villus sample (CVS) (Submission of maternal blood is required for fetal testing.)
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube or LabCorp buccal swab kit, sterile plastic conical tube, or two confluent T-25 flasks for fetal testing
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube or LabCorp buccal swab kit, sterile plastic conical tube, or two confluent T-25 flasks for fetal testing
Specimen Volume: 7 mL whole blood or LabCorp buccal swab kit, 10 mL amniotic fluid, or 20 mg CVS
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 8 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 3 ml
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 7 days �Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterlie Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 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 Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 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: 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: 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: 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: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 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 temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�30 days�12 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top,
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
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: 1SST, 1LAV
Specimen Required: 1SST. 1RED, 1LAV
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Royal Blue EDTA
Specimen Container: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
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: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 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: 24 hour urine
Specimen Container: Plastic, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days Frozen: 42 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
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: 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: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube; submit original tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: Royal blue top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 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, Whole blood, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Leak-proof 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: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Plasma
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container with no preservative or 6N HCl.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine (first morning)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (first morning)
Specimen Container: Random urine transport tube with no preservative or 6N HCl.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Random 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: Urine (Random)
Alternate Specimen: Use plastic urine drug bottle and evidence tape or tamper- evident container for forensic specimen. Collection kits areavailable by request from the laboratory.
Specimen Container: Use plastic urine drug bottle and evidence tape or tamper- evident container for forensic specimen. Collection kits areavailable by request from the laboratory.
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate 7days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: 25 mL random urine in a sterile container (no preservative)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 1 year
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: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 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: 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: 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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Use 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: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 24 hours �Frozen: 5 days
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: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 14 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24-hour urine submitted in a sterile cup
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 12 days �Frozen: 30 days �-70 degrees:90 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube OR green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�19 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: 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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 6 hours�Refrigerated: 1 day�Frozen: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, red-top tube,or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, red-top tube,or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 7 mL whole blood or 2 mL serum or plasma
Specimen Stability: Frozen 6 month
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: (-20C) 4 months
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube or gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube or gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube
Specimen Volume: 3.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate 14 days�Room temperature 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: Unacceptable�Refrigerated: Unacceptable�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�5 days�1 year
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hour Urine
Specimen Container: Plastic, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: 24hr Urine container
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hour Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Whole blood or skin nips & skin biopsies
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: See test instructions
Specimen Volume: 5mL (whole blood)
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 Hours
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: Duodenal aspirates
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container w/ 10% Formalin
Specimen Volume: 5g
Specimen Stability: 2 months
Specimen Required: Random 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: 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: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temp: 7 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 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: Refrigerated 14
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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sodium Heparin - Green Top
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
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: 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: 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: Not Available
Alternate Specimen: Not Available
Specimen Container: Not Available
Specimen Volume: Not Available
Specimen Stability: 24 hours�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1day�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) metal-free tube
Specimen Volume: 2.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Container: Lavender-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 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: 4 days �Refrigirated: 7 days�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterlie Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: urine
Alternate Specimen: na
Specimen Container: na
Specimen Volume: 1
Specimen Stability: na
Specimen Required: WHOLE BLOOD(LAV)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5 ml
Specimen Stability: 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: 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, 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 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 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
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, Royal B. EDTA, Green Sodium heparin
Specimen Container: I additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: 2 Buccal swabs
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood OR LabCorp buccal swab kit (buccal swab collection kit contains instructions for use of a buccal swab)
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood OR LabCorp buccal swab kit (buccal swab collection kit contains instructions for use of a buccal swab)
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: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 365 days
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
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
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, 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: CSF�and�serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: CSF�in Plastic screw-cap vial and�SST or Red top
Specimen Volume: 3 mL CSF�and�2 mL serum
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours �Refrigerated: 5 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: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
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
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2mL
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: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top,
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
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: 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 Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days
Specimen Required: Sputum
Alternate Specimen: "Swabs with transport media (Amies, Stuarts) acceptable, but not optimal"
Specimen Container: Sterile Container
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: "Sputum, respiratory aspirate, lavage fluid, pleural fluid, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or respiratory tissue"
Alternate Specimen: "Sputum, respiratory aspirate, lavage fluid, pleural fluid, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or respiratory tissue"
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap container; seal cap tightly.
Specimen Volume: "5 mL, 1 mL CSF, or a small piece of respiratory tissue (2 mm from needle biopsy)"
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum OR Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR Plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
Specimen Volume: 1.2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: SureSwab (orange label)
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal swab in APTIMA Unisex Swab (white label)
Specimen Container: Sure Swab
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: "Throat/nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, bronchoalveolar (BAL)/ bronchial wash/aspirate, NP wash/aspirate, OR cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)"
Alternate Specimen: "Throat/nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, bronchoalveolar (BAL)/ bronchial wash/aspirate, NP wash/aspirate, OR cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)"
Specimen Container: "Universal transport media (swab) OR sterile container (BAL/ bronchial wash/aspirate, NP wash/aspirate, CSF)"
Specimen Volume: "One swab (in universal transport media) OR 0.5 mL BAL/ bronchial wash/aspirate, NP wash/aspirate, or CSF"
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�1 year (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)
Specimen Required: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Alternate Specimen: Plastic transport tube
Specimen Container: Plastic transport 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 2 days �Refrigerated: 2 weeks �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Plastic Urine container
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: 72 hours
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�5 days�1 year
Specimen Required: 4 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternate Specimen: None
Specimen Container: EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
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