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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: Stool card
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Unpreserved stool transport vial
Specimen Volume: One Occult Blood test card with specimen applied to one window
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 2 stool cards
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Occult blood paper slides (Guaiac paper)
Specimen Volume: One Occult Blood test card with specimen applied to one window
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 3 stool cards
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Occult blood paper slides (Guaiac paper)
Specimen Volume: One Occult Blood test card with specimen applied to one window
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 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: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 30 days �Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 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: Refrigerate.
Specimen Required: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and serum, collected at the same time
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube and plastic (CSF) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube and plastic (CSF) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and 0.5 mL serum
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 14 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 3.5 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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 10 weeks�10 weeks�Not acceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 10 weeks�10 weeks�Not acceptable
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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Plastic, leak-proof Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 daysFrozen: 2 years
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: Urine
Specimen Container: Urine container
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 15mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 15mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 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: 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: Oral fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Qantisal swab
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
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: 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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 1 Additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 72 hours
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: 3 ml
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: 0.5mL
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: 0.2mL
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: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine, Random, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Urine, Random, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Pure culture of mold isolate
Alternate Specimen: Agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent
Specimen Container: Agar slant in screw-cap container packed as an etiologic agent
Specimen Volume: Entire container
Specimen Stability: Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Specimen Required: Pure culture of yeast isolate on media slant; identification of multiple organisms will result in an additional charge.
Alternate Specimen: Screw-cap tube packed as an etiologic agent
Specimen Container: Screw-cap tube packed as an etiologic agent
Specimen Volume: Entire container
Specimen Stability: Room temperature.
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Plastic leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 12mL
Specimen Stability: Send Frozen
Specimen Required: Frozen Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 2 ml
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 5 months
Specimen Required: Urine, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen 14 days
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: 30 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�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: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL liquid stool frozen
Alternate Specimen: leakproof container
Specimen Container: STOOL
Specimen Volume: 1ML
Specimen Stability: Frozen: not established
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: : 2 Sets of stool preserved in formalin and PVA.
Alternate Specimen: Stool in sodium acetate-acetic acid formalin (SAF) tranpsort vial 25 mL urine in a sterile screw-cap container or with 10% formalin
Specimen Container: 10% formalin and Polyvinyl alchohol (PVA transport vials).
Specimen Volume: 5 grams or 5 mL minimum Fresh stool preserved in 10% formalin and Polyvinyl Alcohol Transport or single Total-Fix transport vial
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 months Refrigerated: Not recommended Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 3 Sets of stool preserved in formalin and PVA.
Alternate Specimen: Stool in sodium acetate-acetic acid formalin (SAF) tranpsort vial 25 mL urine in a sterile screw-cap container or with 10% formalin
Specimen Container: PVA transport vials (10% formalin and Polyvinyl alchohol )
Specimen Volume: 5 grams or 5 mL minimum Fresh stool preserved in 10% formalin and Polyvinyl Alcohol Transport or single Total-Fix transport vial
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 months Refrigerated: Not recommended Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Stool preserved in 10% formalin and Zinc Polyvinyl alchohol (PVA).
Alternate Specimen: Stool in sodium acetate-acetic acid formalin (SAF) tranpsort vial 25 mL urine in a sterile screw-cap container or with 10% formalin
Specimen Container: Parapak Purple or Pink
Specimen Volume: 5 grams or 5 mL minimum Fresh stool preserved in 10% formalin and Polyvinyl Alcohol Transport or single Total-Fix transport vial
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 months Refrigerated: Not recommended Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 2.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen -20� C: 63 days�Frozen -70� C: 84 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: 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: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top, Green top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 1 week�Room Unacceptable �Refrigerator Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic LabCorp 24-hour urine container with 30 mL 6N HCl preservative (LabCorp No. 21584).
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: 7 days�7 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Use random urine transport tube or Monovette(R) with pH stabilizer (LabCorp No. 56015). Monovette(R) instructions accompany units.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�7 days�14 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: 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 OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR plastic transport 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�105 days
Specimen Required: Serum and Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: SST and Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 4mL each Serum and 6 mL whole blood
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 5 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternatives
Specimen Container: Urine tube/Urine Cup
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Plasma (preferred) or serum (acceptable)
Alternate Specimen: Plasma (preferred) or serum (acceptable)
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube (preferred) or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 3 days�7 days�3 months
Specimen Required: Serum, plasma OR whole blood
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, plasma OR whole blood"
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: 0.3 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: 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: 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: 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
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