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Test Directory

Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 21 days @Frozen: 21 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Red top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum in a transfer tube collected from a Red Top Tube, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 week; refrigerated: 1 week; 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: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube or green top (heparin) tube.
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top tube
Specimen Container: Serum separator 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 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
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1ml
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days Refrigirated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: SERUM
Alternate Specimen: RED TOP
Specimen Container: SERUM SEPARATOR TUBE
Specimen Volume: .5 ML
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: SERUM
Alternate Specimen: RED TOP
Specimen Container: SERUM SEPARATOR TUBE
Specimen Volume: .5 ML
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days 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: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum, frozen
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile, plastic Urine container
Specimen Volume: 50mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: 48 hours
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: 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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: 24 hr urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Royal B. EDTA
Specimen Container: Royal Blue top Serum
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative.
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Royal blue top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: 8.5 mL red top tube or 8.5 mL gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
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
Alternate Specimen: Red top tube
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator 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: 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: 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® orange).
Specimen Volume: 1 to 2 g, 1 to 2 mL, or one swab.
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
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA) tube or yellow top (ACD) tube.
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 28 days; refrigerated: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, no gel
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: Amniotic fluid or chorionic villus sample (CVS)
Specimen Container: Sterile plastic conical tube or two confluent T-25 flasks and lavender top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 12 mL amniotic fluid or 20 mg CVS and 5 mL blood per parental sample
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Specimen Container: Lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: unacceptable.
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Royal blue top (EDTA) tube, Royal blue top tube (no additive).
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 21 days; frozen: 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
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
Specimen Container: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 3 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: 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 (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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test secifications.
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 (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 separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days; refrigerated: 7 days; frozen: 28 days.
Specimen Required: whole blood
Alternate Specimen: yellow top, green top, royal blue,1mL saliva submitted in Oragene DNA
Specimen Container: lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 4 ml
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 days Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Green top sodium heparin
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top tube
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 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: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours @Refrigerated: 8 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red top tube, green top (heparin) tube, or lavender top (EDTA) tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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 separator 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 separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Urine
Specimen Container: Sterile urine container
Specimen Volume: 20 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 separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 24 hours@Refrigirated: 2 weeks@Frozen: 2 weeks
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 14 Days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Container: Yellow top (ACD-A) tube
Specimen Volume: Adults: 10 mL whole blood; 20 mL whole blood if ordering multiple tests.
Specimen Stability: .
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
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 (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 separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
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: 30 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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum and Urine
Specimen Container: 3 Serum separator 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: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
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
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Green top sodium heparin
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 90 days @Frozen: 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: See individual components for test specifications.
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: Stool
Alternate Specimen: Ova & Parasite Kit with the white Cover
Specimen Container: Cairy-blair stool culture transport medium
Specimen Volume: 1 g
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Days
Specimen Required: Stool
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10 gram
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days; refrigerated: 6 days; frozen: 14 days.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: One 8.5 mL red top tube or one 8.5 mL gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
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 separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
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: Throat specimens using a blue cap
Specimen Container: Swab
Specimen Volume: 1 swab
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours.
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: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.4 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 16 days; refrigerated: 16 days; frozen: 16 days.
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternate specimen type available.
Specimen Container: Royal Blue top
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 5 days@Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Metal-free plastic urine container or metal-free transfer tube.
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)@Frozen: Unstable
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: 24 hr urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: No preservatives 24h urine
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable@Refrigerated: 7 days@Frozen: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: 8.5mL Whole blood from a Red top tube
Specimen Container: Red Top, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: Indefinite (Do not freeze whole blood)
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top tube
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days; refrigerated: 14 days; frozen: 3 months.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications.
Specimen Required: See individual components for test specifications,
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: 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 Pap
Alternate Specimen: Thin Prep
Specimen Container: Surepath focalpoint-gs pap surepath vial
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 28 days
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: 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 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 Aptima Swab (orange label)
Alternate Specimen: Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit (white label)
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) Vaginal Swab Collection Kit (orange label)
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: 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.
Specimen Required: Endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral swab in Aptima® swab transport.
Specimen Container: Aptima® unisex or vaginal swab.
Specimen Volume: One Aptima® swab (endocervical, vaginal, or male urethral).
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 30 days; refrigerated: 30 days.
Specimen Required: Vaginal swab
Specimen Container: Aptima vaginal or unisex swab.
Specimen Volume: One swab
Specimen Required: Vaginal Aptima Swab
Alternate Specimen: Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit (white label)
Specimen Container: APTIMA(R) Vaginal Swab Collection Kit (orange label)
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Pure culture collect
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Swab in amies gel
Specimen Volume: Pure culture
Specimen Stability: Room temperature:30 days @Refrigerated: 30 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
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: 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: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine (random)
Specimen Container: Sterile urine container
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 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 - 1,053,407
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