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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: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine collected in urine collection container
Specimen Container: Clinical drug test vial
Specimen Volume: 20mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1g
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: PLASMA
Alternate Specimen: Please note serum is no longer acceptable
Specimen Container: 2 mL frozen plasma from a EDTA lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable
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: 0.2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Container: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Collect specimen (suspect nematode, cestode, trematode or other parasite) in a clean container and transfer to 70% alcohol as soon as possible.
Alternate Specimen: Submit suspected parasite in the formalin vial of the Ova and Parasite Kit.
Specimen Container: Clean, plastic, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: Collect specimen (suspect nematode, cestode, trematode or other parasite) in a clean container and transfer to 70% alcohol as soon as possible.
Specimen Stability: Room temperature and Refrigerated: 60 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days 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: 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: 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 separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
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: 4 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Amniotic fluid
Alternate Specimen: PPT, Yellow top, Lavender top EDTA, SST, Red top
Specimen Container: amniotic fluid in a plastic leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days (do not freeze whole blood or bone marrow)
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No Gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days
Specimen Required: 4mL URINE(PROGENSA)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 4mL URINE(PROGENSA)
Specimen Volume: 4mL URINE(PROGENSA)
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable@Refrigerated: 5 days @Frozen: Indefinite
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: 0.5mL
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: 0.5 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: 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
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
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
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
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: 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
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: 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
Alternate Specimen: Red Top No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel, Lavender top EDTA,
Specimen Container: Yellow top A or B solution
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Not provided @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: Not provided
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: lavender top
Specimen Container: Green Top (Sod Hep)
Specimen Volume: 0.4mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unstable Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 24-hour urine
Alternate Specimen: Aliquot from a well-mixed unpreserved 24-hour collection
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Preserved @Room temperature: 6 months @Refrigerated: 6 months @Frozen: 6 months @@Unpreserved @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 2 weeks@Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 2 weeks @Frozen: 1 month
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: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube, Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Light blue-top (3.2% Sodium Citrate)
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 28 days @Frozen: 28 days
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: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1ML
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 days@Refrigerated: 30 days @Frozen: 60 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile, screw-cap Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Preserved @Room temperature: 6 months @Refrigerated: 6 months @Frozen: 6 months @@Unpreserved @Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 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, 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 separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 28 days@Refrigerated: 28 days@Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: "Red top, No Gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 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
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
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
Specimen Container: 2 Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 10mL
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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light blue tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 2 hours @Frozen -20� C: 30 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue-top tube (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 2 hours @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 21 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 3 additional Lavender Top Tubes
Specimen Volume: 7mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 days
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: Refrigirated: 48 hours
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: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 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: 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: "Red top, No Gel"""
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow top, Royal Blue, Green top
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Plasma
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 12 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 Days @Refrigerated: 4 months @Frozen: 4 months
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 (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 20mL Aliquot from a 24 hour Urine
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 7 days (pH: 6-7) @Frozen: 30 days (pH: 6-7)
Specimen Required: Random urine
Alternate Specimen: Random clean-catch urine
Specimen Container: Plastic leak-proof 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: 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
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: RBCs
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Light green-top tube ( Lithium heparin)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unstable@Refrigerated: 30 Days@Frozen: 30 Days
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, 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
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: 4 months
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: 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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 72 hours @Frozen -20� C: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 30 days
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
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA, Green top Sodium heparin
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days@Refrigerated: 7 days@Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. EDTA, Sodium or Lithium Heparin Green, PPT EDTA white top, SST
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 5 days @Frozen: 2 years
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top tube, Green Sodium heparin, light blue top
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: Not Established
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top tube, Green Sodium or Lithium heparin
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @refrigerated: Unacceptable @frozen: 43 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 27 days @Frozen: 60 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: Lavender top tube
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Serum: @Room temperature: 24 hours @Refrigerated: 72 hours @Frozen: 6 months @Plasma: @Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 5 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: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 9 days
Specimen Required: whole blood and serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: EDTA (lavender-top) tube and a transfer tube collected from a Red Top Tube, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 5 mL whole blood and 2mL serum
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Red top, No gel and Lavender top
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red Top No gel and Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 2 mL Serum Red Top Tube, and 5 mL Whole Blood Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Required: Serum AND whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Serum from a Red Top Tube, No Gel -AND--whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL serum AND 2 mL whole blood
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Green top sodium heparin
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
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: 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: 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
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: Frozen plasma�
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tubes
Specimen Volume: 4mL
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 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
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: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
Specimen Required: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Plastic screw-cap Urine container
Specimen Volume: 25mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 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: 15 days
Specimen Required: 24 hour urine collection
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 15 mL aliquot from a 24 hour urine collection - no preservatives
Specimen Volume: 15 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated (2-8 degree C): 72 hours @Room temperature: 24 hours @Frozen: 1 month
Specimen Required: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: Acidified urine
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine
Specimen Volume: 5mL Aliquot of 24 hour Urine
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours @Refrigerated: 72 hours @Frozen: 30 days
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: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue top (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: 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: 14 days @Frozen -70� C: 1 year
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: 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: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Synovial fluid
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cap vial
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 week @Refrigerated: 1 week @Frozen: 4 weeks
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light blue top (3.2% Sodium citrate)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 hours Refrigerated: 4 hours @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
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. EDTA, Green top Lithium Heparin, Yellow top
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 8 days @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: 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: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours@Refrigerated: 72 hours@Frozen: 5 months
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: 10 days @Frozen: 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: 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: 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: Serum separator tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days @Refrigerated: 10 days @Frozen: Not established
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: 28 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
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Green-top tube (Sodium Heparin)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Specimen Volume: 1.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days@Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 28 days
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: Random Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative sample
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: unacceptabel@Refrigirated: unacceptable@Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Green top, Gray top
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 30 days @Frozen: 90 days
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