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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24-hour urine container
Specimen Container: Sterile leak proof container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours�Refrigerated: 8 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 24 hr. Urine
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Plastic Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 28 days�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 28 days
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine Bottle
Specimen Container: Urine Bottle
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 28 days�Room 28 days �Refrigerator 28 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
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Endocervical / Urethral/ Vaginal swabBD container, ThinPrep, Orange aptima, Unisex aptima
Specimen Container: Sterile cup container
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Throat swab in APTIM
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal Swab orange label
Specimen Container: APTIMA transport tube
Specimen Volume: 2ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 30 days �Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Up to 48 hours�Up to 2 weeks�Up to 1 year
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: 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: Plastic 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, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube AND yellow-top (ACD-A) or (ACD-B) tube
Specimen Volume: Fill tube(s) to capacity.
Specimen Stability: 2 days�Unstable�Unstable
Specimen Required: Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral swab; first-void urine (patient should not have urinated for one hour prior to specimen collection); OR cervical cells in liquid cytology vial
Alternate Specimen: "Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral swab; first-void urine (patient should not have urinated for one hour prior to specimen collection); OR cervical cells in liquid cytology vial"
Specimen Container: Gen-Probe(R) APTIMA(R) swab or APTIMA(R) urine specimen transport; ThinPrep(R) or SurePath(TM) liquid cytology vials
Specimen Volume: One swab (endocervical, vaginal, or urethral), 2 mL of a 20 mL to 30 mL urine collection, OR entire liquid cytology vial
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�30 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma LPT
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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days
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: 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: No alternative speimen
Specimen Container: Lav Top Tube (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 8mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days�Refrigerated: 10 days�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 5 days�5 days�1 year
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: 36 hours�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Whole blood, Serum
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: 3 SST, 1 RED TOP, 1 GREEN LIT, 1 LAVENDER
Specimen Required: Whole blood, Serum
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days��Whole blood:�Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 6 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
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: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Plasma
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma, whole blood OR serum"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, whole blood OR serum"
Specimen Container: "Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, green-top (heparin) tube OR red-top tube"
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, whole blood, or serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, green-top (heparin) tube, or red-top tube
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, green-top (heparin) tube, or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 14 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Urine container, no preservatives
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender or Royal B. EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Serum and plasma � Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 21 days �Frozen: 30 days �Whole blood � Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 21 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 1 Yellow top and 1 Lavender Tube
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Lavender and Yellow top
Specimen Volume: 10 mL Whole Blood From Yellow top Tube and 5 mL whole bl from Lavender Tube
Specimen Stability: Transport Temperature �Room temperature!!!
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 48 hours�2 weeks�1 year
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel, Serum Separator tube
Specimen Container: GrayTop Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 24 Hr Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: 24 Hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top)
Specimen Container: Green top Sodium or Lithium Heparin
Specimen Volume: 2.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 hours �Refrigerated: 6 hours �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 1g
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR green-top (heparin) tube. DO NOT USE A GEL-BARRIER TUBE. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage time, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant."
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�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: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma (preferred) OR serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma (preferred) OR serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Ship in plasma preparation tubes (PPT(TM)) or screw-capped polypropylene frozen transport tubes.
Specimen Volume: 2 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: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: URINE(NMP-22 KIT)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: 5mL URINE(NMP-22 KIT)
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days (stabilized urine)�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 56 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
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