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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: Formalin fixed parafin embedded tissue or 3 mL Bone marrow plasma from an Lavender top tube
Specimen Container: 2 Additonal Lavender Top Tubes
Specimen Volume: 6mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Formalin-fixed
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded block
Specimen Volume: Paraffin embedded tissue in a paraffin block bag
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Indefinite �Refrigerated: Indefinite �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Clinical drug test vial
Specimen Volume: 30mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Randon Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterlie Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 30mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine collected in urine collection container
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 7mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 7mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Alternate Specimen: "Stool (unpreserved, random)"
Specimen Container: Screw-capped plastic vial
Specimen Volume: 3 g
Specimen Stability: 3 days (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)�3 days (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)�-20 degrees Celsius up to 1 year (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: N/A
Specimen Required: ThinPrep
Alternate Specimen: SurePath,
Specimen Container: ThinPrep
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 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: 1 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: 0.2mL
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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Worm or segment of worm from urine, stool, sputum, or other clinical specimen
Alternate Specimen: Submit suspected parasite in the formalin vial of the Ova and Parasite Kit.
Specimen Container: Worms, or portions of them, must be submitted in formalin; the ova and parasite vial (Para-Pak� pink) may be used.
Specimen Volume: Worm or segment of worm from urine, stool, sputum, or other clinical specimen
Specimen Stability: Room temperature
Specimen Required: 30 mL random urine - no preservative
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 30mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: 48 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
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: 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: 14 days �Refrigerated: 1 month �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
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: 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: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Plasma OR serum
Alternate Specimen: Plasma OR serum
Specimen Container: "Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, red-top tube OR gel-barrier tube"
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�7 days�90 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: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: "Gen-Probe(R) PROGENSA(R) Urine Specimen Transport Kit (LabCorp PeopleSoft #97836, PK=10)"
Specimen Volume: 3 mL (Urine specimen fluid level must be between the black lines of the urine transport tube.
Specimen Stability: Not Available�14 days�3 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 12 months
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Amies transport swab or blue cap
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 2 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: 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: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top, Green top, Light Blue, Grey top
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 24-72 hours
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: 2 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: 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: Random Urine
Specimen Volume: 8mL
Specimen Stability: Carbamate Pesticides Satbility:�Room temperature: 5 days�Refrigerated: 5 days�Frozen: 6 months��Organochlorine Pesticides Stability�Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: Random, Formed stool
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5 Grams
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours �Refrigerated: 24 hours �Frozen: 60 days
Specimen Required: Buccal swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 2 Buccal swabs
Specimen Volume: 2 swabs
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days with swab removed
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Green top, Grey top, Lavender EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours�Refrigirated: 14 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: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top 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: Frozen Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT)
Specimen Container: Additional Lavender Top Tubes
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable�Refrigerated: Unacceptable�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: PREFERRED: Frozen plasma from green-top (sodium heparin) tube. frozen plasma from lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR frozen ACCEPTABLE: Frozen plasma from lavender-top (EDTA) tube or frozen plasma from PPT(TM). Frozen serum from serum separator tube (SST) or frozen serum from red-top tube will not be rejected. NOTE: Plasma reference ranges will be applied to all specimen types.
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Unstable�Unstable�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top 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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Bone marrow
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Green Top sodium heparin
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container. Collection with 6N HCl.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot of entire collection
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 3.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 3.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 60 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Not available for NY patients
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel or SST
Specimen Container: Light blue-top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 28 days �Frozen: 28 days
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: Frozen Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Container: Light Blue top 3.2% Sodium Citrate
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile, screw-cap Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 months �
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Plastic urine container. Collection with 6N HCl.
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container. Collection with 6N HCl.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot of entire collection
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 14 days�Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Not Stable
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: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 28 days�Refrigerated: 28 days�Frozen: 1 year
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: 0.5mL
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: 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: Pinworm Paddle
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Pinworm Paddle
Specimen Volume: 1 pinworm
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 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
Specimen Container: 2 Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 7 days
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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. EDTA, Green top Sodium or Lithium Heparin, Yellow top
Specimen Container: Lavender top tubes
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 days �Refrigerated: 8 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 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: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Separate serum from red cells. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube.
Specimen Container: Separate serum from red cells. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube.
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate for up to 48 hours, freeze if longer storage is needed.
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: ACD solution A or B Yellow top
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue-top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 48 hours �Frozen: unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Lavender Tube
Specimen Volume: 1 full tube
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: 48 hours
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 �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 �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 5 months�Room 14 days�Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: 3mL Bronchial lavage/wash, Sputum, or 2 dried or acetone fixed slides from Bronchial brushing
Alternate Specimen: "3 mL tracheal lavage/wash, transthoracic aspirates or sputum"
Specimen Container: 3 mL bronchial wash/lavage
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Bronchial lavage/wash, sputum, bronchial alveolar lavage:
Specimen Required: Pleural, BAL, bronchial washing, sputum, Tissue, body fluid
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Sterile container
Specimen Volume: Respiratory and body fluids 1mL, Tissue 5 - 10 mm
Specimen Stability: Freeze 7 days�Refrigerator 7 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: Lavender or Yellow top
Specimen Container: Green Top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Volume: 5-10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours�Refrigerated: Not established�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 3 Days �Refrigerated: 4 months �Frozen: 4 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube or red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 48 hours�5 days�1 year
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 (24-hour), frozen and protected from light
Alternate Specimen: Plastic 24-hour urine container with 30 mL of 30% glacial acetic acid (LabCorp N� 23301) (optional preservative, but required if ordered with ?-ALA) and amber plastic frozen transport tube and cap (LabCorp N� 78656).
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 3 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour), FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT
Alternate Specimen: "Urine (24-hour), FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Specimen Container: Plastic 24-hour urine container with 30 mL of 30% glacial acetic acid (LabCorp ID 23301) (optional preservative, but required if ordered with delta ALA) AND AMBER plastic frozen transport tube and cap (LabCorp ID 78656).
Specimen Volume: 3 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour), FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Plastic 24-hour urine container with 30 mL of 30% glacial acetic acid (LabCorp ID 23301) (optional preservative, but required if ordered with delta ALA) AND AMBER plastic frozentransport tube and cap (LabCorp ID 78656).
Specimen Volume: 3 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Frozen
Specimen Required: Random urine
Alternate Specimen: Random clean-catch urine
Specimen Container: Sterile urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: unacceptable Refrigerated: 1 week at pH of 6-7 Frozen: 1 month at pH of 6-7
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Random urine collected with no preservatives
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Green-top (heparin) tube, (no gel-barrier tubes accepted)
Specimen Container: Green-top (heparin) tube, (no gel-barrier tubes accepted)
Specimen Volume: 3.0 mL
Specimen Stability: FREEZE
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top tube
Specimen Container: Green Top Sodium heparin
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours �Refrigerated: 8 hours �Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 12 mL of 24 hour urine in an amber vial
Specimen Volume: 12mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: unacceptable �Refrigerated: 1 week �Frozen: 1 month
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Container: Grey top
Specimen Volume: 6mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 24 hours �Refrigerated: 72 hours �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: RBC'S
Alternate Specimen: RBC'S
Specimen Container: Green-top (Lithium Heparin) Tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not stable�30 days�Not Stable
Specimen Required: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine preserved with boric acid � Urine preserved with acetic acid � Urine preserved with hydrochloric acid (HCL)
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: lithium heparin (green-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Plastic Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 1 week �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: 1 day �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: Serum, Whole blood, Plasma, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Light blue top, Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: see each component
Specimen Stability: Plasma:�Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable ��For each test please see individual component
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Plasma, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender EDTA, Light blue top, Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Stability: Plasma Light blue:�Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable��For each test please see individual component
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: See each component
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, Whole blood, Plasma, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Light blue, Sterile urine cup
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��Plasma:�Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL (adult), 0.1 mL (pediatric)
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Urine
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��Urine:�Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
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: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes arenot recommended.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes arenot recommended.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated
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 type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 72 hours
Specimen Required: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated
Specimen Required: "Serum (preferred) or plasma,FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum (preferred) or plasma,FROZEN"
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube or green-top (heparin) tube"
Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 4 hours�2 days�2 years
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen.
Specimen Container: Lavender Top
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Slides �Room temperature: 30 days ��Whole blood �Room temperature: 24 hours
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top 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: Serum (preferred) or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum (preferred) or plasma
Specimen Container: "Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, green-top (lithium heparin), OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube"
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
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: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 days Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Serum OR plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, green-top (lithium heparin) tube, OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 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: 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.6 mL
Specimen Stability: Unstable�Unstable�12 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 (preferred) OR plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum (preferred) OR plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: "Gel-barrier tube, red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, serum transfer tube, OR green-top (heparin) tube"
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 2 day�2 day�200 days
Specimen Required: *1SST, 1URINE
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Green top sodium heparin
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 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: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: 24 hr Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Random Urine
Specimen Volume: 25mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 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: Formalin-fixed, para
Alternate Specimen: 6 unstained 10-micron slides in tissue transport kit
Specimen Container: Transport tissue block
Specimen Volume: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Indefinite �Refrigerated: Indefinite �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum (preferred) or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, OR green-top (lithium heparin) tube. Do NOT use oxalate, EDTA, or citrate plasma.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, OR green-top (lithium heparin) tube. Do NOT use oxalate, EDTA, or citrate plasma.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 7 days �Refrigerator 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube; do NOT use acid phosphatase transport 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 separator tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Not Available
Alternate Specimen: Not Available
Specimen Container: Not Available
Specimen Volume: Not Available
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light Blue Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen -20� C: 14 days �Frozen -70� C: 1 year
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
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate plasma) tube (2)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Urine Bottle
Specimen Volume: 1.6 mL (Urine)
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 12-mL plastic transport tube (LabCorp No. 23597) without preservative
Specimen Volume: 20-mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated (2-8 degree C):
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: 15 days
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container (no preservative)
Specimen Volume: 2 x 50 mL aliquot of entire collection (Urine)
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue-top tube (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen -20� C: 30 days �Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Not Available
Alternate Specimen: Not Available
Specimen Container: Not Available
Specimen Volume: Not Available
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimens
Specimen Container: Light blue-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen -20� C: 30 days �Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 Days
Specimen Required: 10 mL urine aliquot from a well-mixed, 24-hour collection - no preservative
Alternate Specimen: Acidified urine � Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line, preservative tube)
Specimen Container: Plastic screw cap urine container.
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 2 hours Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: 24 Hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 24 Hour Urine
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urinalysis transport tube
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days �Refrigerated: 5 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 3 days �Refrigerated: 7 days
Specimen Required: CSF
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 1ml
Specimen Stability: N/A
Specimen Required: Body fluid
Alternate Specimen: Body fluid
Specimen Container: Clean container
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: 1 mL frozen plasma collected in a 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator tube, red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Transport tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No additive (red-top) � SST (red-top/glass) � SST (red-top/plastic)
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerate
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: Refrigerate
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue top (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue-top 3.2% Sodium Citrate tube
Specimen Volume: Full Tube
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue-top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Specimen Volume: Full tube
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: "Royal B. EDTA, Green top Lithium Heparin, Yellow top"
Specimen Container: 1 Extra Lavender Top
Specimen Volume: 5ML
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 8 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: Room temperature.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: 3 days�3 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
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: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�7 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 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: 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum separator tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: See individual test
Specimen Required: Plasma (preferred)
Alternate Specimen: Plasma (preferred)
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube (preferable)
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL each tube
Specimen Stability: 3 days�3 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: Plasma, FROZEN; plasma.
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN; plasma.
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 4 hours�4 hours�1 month
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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Perchloric acid supernatant from oxalated whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Gray-top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) tube and one LabCorp 8% perchloric acid tube
Specimen Container: Gray-top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) tube and one LabCorp 8% perchloric acid tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 7 days
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