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Test Directory

Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
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: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 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: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 5 months�Room 1 week �Refrigerator 1 week
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 1 week�1 week�5 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: 90 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 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: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Saliva, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Salivette collection device: Specialized kits are now available for salivary testing. To order, please contact your local LabCorp representative. PS # 123724
Specimen Volume: 1 mL (each specimen) per time point indicated
Specimen Stability: Freeze 5 month�Room 3 days�Refrigerator 3 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: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 48 hours�2 weeks�1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
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
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: 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, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�2 weeks�4 weeks
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: 10 mL urine submitted in a plastic, leak-proof urine container
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic screw cap urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile, leak-proof container
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube OR royal blue-top without EDTA
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No Alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Royal Blue top
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (random or 24-hour)
Specimen Container: "Plastic urine container, no preservative"
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: "Serum, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 1 day�1 day�13 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: 3 mL
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: 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: 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: 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: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Stool or rectal swab placed in stool culture transport vial
Alternate Specimen: Stool or rectal swab placed in stool culture transport vial
Specimen Container: Stool culture transport vial; culture collection swab may be used to collect rectal swabs or a swab of fecal material, then swab should be placed in stool culture transport vial; (Para-Pak(R) orange).
Specimen Volume: 1 to 2 g, 1 to 2 mL, or one swab
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum, Whole blood, Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA, Sterile screw-cup container
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: "Whole blood, (room temperature)"
Alternate Specimen: "Whole blood, (room temperature)"
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or yellow-top (ACD) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: 28 days�28 days�Not Available
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: Amniotic fluid or chorionic villus sampl
Alternate Specimen: 30 mg (15 mg minimum) cultured cells
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic container
Specimen Volume: 30 mg
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours�Refrigerated: Unacceptable�Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 1 Aditional Lavender-top tube
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: "Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube, Royal blue-top tube (no additive)"
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�21 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No Alternatives
Specimen Container: Acid Washed plastic container
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: FREEZE 30�Room temperature Not stable�Refrigerated: Not Stable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Not Stable �Refrigerated: Not Stable �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type
Specimen Container: Lavender Top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 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: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: 2 Buccal swabs
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Whole Blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: 1 Additional Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Whole Blood: 2 weeks�Extracted DNA: 2 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood or villus sample(CVS)
Alternate Specimen: Whole blood villus sample(CVS)
Specimen Container: Yellow-top (ACD-A) tube (preferred) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Yellow-top (ACD-B) tube is not acceptable. Amniotic fluid: T-25 flasks CVS: T-25 flasks CVS: Screw-top tubes with sterile transport medium.
Specimen Volume: Adults: 10 mL whole blood; 20 mL whole blood if ordering multiple tests. Amniotic fluid: One T-25 flask of confluent cells. CVS: One T-25 flask of confluent cells. If cultured at another facility please maintain back-up cultures. CVS: 10-15 mg chorionic v
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Specimen Container: "Green-top (Lithium Heparin)tube; amber plastic transport tube with amber-top. (If amber tubes are unavailable, cover standard transport tube completely, top and bottom, with aluminum foil. Identify specimen with patient name directly on the container and on the outside of the aluminum foil. Secure with tape.) For amber plastic transport tube and amber-top, order LabCorp No. 23594."
Specimen Stability: Unstable�Unstable�14 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Container: Green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 92 days�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 28 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Yellow-top (ACD-A) tube (preferred) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Yellow-top (ACD-B) tube is not acceptable.
Specimen Container: Yellow-top (ACD-A) tube (preferred) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Yellow-top (ACD-B) tube is not acceptable.
Specimen Volume: Adults: 10 mL whole blood; 20 mL whole blood if ordering multiple tests.
Specimen Stability: Maintain specimen at room temperature.
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: 24 hour Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 25mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 30 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw-cup container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 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: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: 10mL Liquid Stool
Alternate Specimen: 10 mL FROZEN aliquot of timed, 24-hour, 48-hour or 72-hour liquid stool submitted in a plastic leak-proof container
Specimen Container: 10mL Liquid Stool
Specimen Volume: 10mL Liquid Stool
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 14 days �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 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: 0.6 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: FFPE: contains tumor tissue; Unstained slides: the number ofslides needed for analysis will depend on diagnosis. Call the laboratory for additional instructions. Generally expect 1 slide per stain with 3 backup slides per case
Alternate Specimen: FFPE: paraffin block transport pouch; Slides: slide mailer
Specimen Container: FFPE: paraffin block transport pouch; Slides: slide mailer
Specimen Volume: FFPE: paraffin block transport pouch; Slides: slide mailer
Specimen Stability: Room temperature
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type
Specimen Container: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1.8mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours Refrigerated: 8 hours �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
Specimen Container: 2 Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2ml
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 5days�Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
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
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: 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: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 5.0 mL
Specimen Stability: 48 hours�30 days�30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 ml
Specimen Stability: 1 week�4 weeks�4 weeks
Specimen Required: Aptima swab, VCM transport medium
Alternate Specimen: Random urine, ThinPrep
Specimen Container: APTIMA� Vaginal Collection Kit (yellow, orange, unisex), VCM transport medium
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Aptima swab, VCM transport medium
Alternate Specimen: Random urine, ThinPrep
Specimen Container: APTIMA� Vaginal Collection Kit (yellow, orange, unisex), VCM transport medium
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Serum, Aptima
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel, RAndom Urine
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Aptima
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Serum, Aptima
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Aptima
Specimen Stability: Serum:�Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum and Urine
Specimen Container: 3 Serum Seperator Tube (SST), Sterile Screw-cap container (Urine)
Specimen Volume: 15 mL (Serum) and 5 mL (Urine)
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: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No Gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 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: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: "Green-Top (Heparin) Tube, or Lavender-Top (EDTA) Tube, or Yellow-Top (ACD) Tube"
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�90 days�90 days
Specimen Required: Aptima swab, VCM transport medium
Alternate Specimen: Random urine, ThinPrep
Specimen Container: APTIMA� Vaginal Collection Kit (yellow, orange, unisex), VCM transport medium
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Stone
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Container
Specimen Volume: Dry stone in sterile screw-cap container
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 year �Refrigerated: 1 year �Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: 60 mL plain urine and 50 mL acid urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Volume: 24 hour Urine Container
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days �Refrigerated: 10 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: 3 grams stool, submitted in sterile scre
Alternate Specimen: Ova & Parasite Kit with the white Cover
Specimen Container: Cairy-blair stool culture transport medium
Specimen Volume: 3 g
Specimen Stability: Stool Room temperature: 72 hours Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: Unacceptable ��Swab �Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Stool
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10 gram
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14� days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: stool
Alternate Specimen: orange para pack
Specimen Container: strile cup
Specimen Volume: 50 gm
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: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �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: 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: Swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Culturete swab
Specimen Volume: 1 swab
Specimen Stability: Room Temp Avoid extremes of heat and cold
Specimen Required: Swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Culturete swab
Specimen Volume: 1 swab
Specimen Stability: Room Temp Avoid extremes of heat and cold
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours�Refrigerated: 7 days�Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: 16 days�16 days�16 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Royal blue-top (EDTA) metal-free tube
Specimen Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) metal-free tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 5 days�Frozen: 5 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Alternate Specimen: Metal-free plastic urine container or metal-free transfer tube
Specimen Container: Metal-free plastic urine container or metal-free transfer tube
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 4 weeks�4 weeks�4 weeks
Specimen Required: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days�Refrigerated: 14 days�Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube
Specimen Volume: Not Available
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tubeor green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.
Specimen Container: Red-top tubeor green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated 7 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: Endocervical/Urethral swab or Urine or Vaginal swab
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: SurePath � vial
Specimen Volume: 3 ml
Specimen Stability: Urine in Aptima� transport medium:�Room Temperature: 30 Days�Refrigerated: 30 Days�Frozen: 90 Days��Swabs in Aptima� transport medium:�Room Temperature: 60 Days�Refrigerated: 60 Days�Frozen: 90 Days
Specimen Required: Cervical cells in liquid-based cytology transport
Alternate Specimen: Cervical cells in liquid-based cytology transport
Specimen Container: ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial
Specimen Volume: ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Cervical cells in ThinPrep(R) vial
Alternate Specimen: Cervical cells in ThinPrep(R) vial
Specimen Container: ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial
Specimen Volume: Entire vial
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: SurePath
Alternate Specimen: Thin Prep
Specimen Container: SurePath vial
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: SurePath
Alternate Specimen: Thin Prep
Specimen Container: SurePath vial
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Cervical cells collected by one of the methods described below.
Alternate Specimen: Cervical cells collected by one of the methods described below.
Specimen Container: ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial or ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial and APTIMA(R) swab collection kit (for Chlamydia/Gonococcus)
Specimen Volume: ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial or ThinPrep(R) vial or SurePath(TM) vial with optional additional APTIMA(R) swab collection kit (for Chlamydia/Gonococcus)
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: SurePath Pap
Alternate Specimen: Thin Prep
Specimen Container: Surepath focalpoint-gs pap surepath vial
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 28 days
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal swab
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) vaginal or unisex swab
Specimen Volume: One swab
Specimen Stability: 30 days�30 days�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), swab, whole blood, serum, OR plasma"
Alternate Specimen: "Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), swab, whole blood, serum, OR plasma"
Specimen Container: "Sterile container (CSF), universal transport medium (swab), red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR yellow-top (ACD) tube"
Specimen Volume: "0.5 mL CSF; one swab; OR 1 mL whole blood, serum OR plasma serum OR plasma"
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral swab in APTIMA(R) swab transport.
Alternate Specimen: "Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral swab in APTIMA(R) swab transport."
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) unisex or vaginal swab
Specimen Volume: One APTIMA(R) swab (endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral)
Specimen Stability: 30 days (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)�30 days (stability provided by manufacturer or literature reference)�Not Available
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal swab
Specimen Container: Aptima(R) vaginal or unisex swab
Specimen Volume: One swab
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal swab
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) vaginal or unisex swab
Specimen Volume: One swab
Specimen Stability: 30 days�30 days�Not Available
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab
Alternate Specimen: Vaginal swab
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) vaginal or unisex swab
Specimen Volume: One swab
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Pure culture yeast isolate
Alternate Specimen: Pure culture yeast isolate
Specimen Container: Mycology or bacterial culture medium (slant or plate) packaged as an etiologic agent (ie, Sabouraud dextrose, SABHI, BHI, chocolate, etc)
Specimen Volume: Organism Isolate
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: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�3 months
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�3 months
Specimen Required: 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
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 3 ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days �Refrigerated: 14 days �Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 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
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Total COVID-19 Tests Performed - 1,407,224
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