Telephone

888-LAB-8082 (888-522-8082)

Email Address

info@empirecitylabs.com

Corporate Headquarters

229 49th St Brooklyn NY 11220

Laboratory

2180 SW 71st Terrace Davie FL 33317

Test Directory

Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 48 hours�30 days�30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Streck cell-free (black/tan tiger-top) glass tubes
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: QuantiFERON PLUS
Alternate Specimen: The QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold Plus collection kit contains the instructions for the collection and handling of (one each): (1) gray-top (with white ring), uncoated (nil); (2) green cap with white ring, TB1 tube; (3) yellow cap with white ring, TB2 tube; (4) purple top with white ring, mitogen-coated. A high altitude kit is also available for locations between 3350 and 6150 feet; a cap with a yellow ring differentiates the tubes
Specimen Container: Green-top (Lithium heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 16 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: QuantiFERON PLUS
Alternate Specimen: The QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold Plus collection kit contains the instructions for the collection and handling of (one each): (1) gray-top (with white ring), uncoated (nil); (2) green cap with white ring, TB1 tube; (3) yellow cap with white ring, TB2 tube; (4) purple top with white ring, mitogen-coated. A high altitude kit is also available for locations between 3350 and 6150 feet; a cap with a yellow ring differentiates the tubes
Specimen Container: Green-top (Lithium heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 16 hours �Refrigerated: Unacceptable �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Green Lithium Top
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 16 hours
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated : 14 days �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: 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
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 ml
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available