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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: Royal Blue, Lavender top
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 48hours@Refrigirated: 1 week@Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Plasma collected in an EDTA trace metal free royal blue-top
Specimen Container: Royal blue Serum
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temp: 30 days @Refrigerated: 30 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Green sodium or lithium Heparin, Lavender top, Gray top, Light Blue
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours@Refrigerated: 7 days@Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA, Green top Sodium or lithium heparin, Light blue top, Gray top
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Serum in a transfer tube collected from a Red Top Tube, No Gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: Unacceptable
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: 24hr Urine 25 mL of 6N HCL urine or 10g/L Boric Acid or add 25mL of 50% Acetic Acid or 7mL of 10% Thymol in isopropanol (to maintain a pH below 3). Urine without preservative is acceptable if pH is below 6 and the sample is shipped frozen. Record 24 hour urine volume on test request form and urine vial.
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Plastic Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days @Refrigerated: 2 weeks @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Urine (ph adjusted to <3.0)
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Sterile Urine container
Specimen Volume: 10mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 10 days @Refrigerated: 2 weeks @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Full Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
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: 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: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Lavender Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 4mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 hour @Refrigerated: 6 hours @Frozen: 6 months
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours Refrigerated: 48 hours @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA,Green top Sodium or lithium heparin, Light blue tube
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 14 days @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: NO alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 0.3mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable@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: 48 hours@Refrigerated: 48 hours@Frozen: 73 days
Specimen Required: Nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash or throat swab
Alternate Specimen: Bronchial washes
Specimen Container: Sterile blue/red cap container or VCM Medium transport (green cap)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: V-C-M medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent: @Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 4 days @Frozen -20� C: Unacceptable @Frozen -70� C: 30 days @Unpreserved, raw specimens: @Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 72 hours @Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
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: Green Top (sodium or lithium heparin)
Specimen Container: Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24hours @Refrigerated: 7days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No Gel Only
Specimen Container: lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 8 hours @Refrigerated: 48 hours @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: Pasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Lavender top tube
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Hours@Refrigerated: 24 Hours@Frozen: 30 Days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Lavender EDTA, Green Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: Red top, No gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 hours @Refrigerated: 4 days @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 hours @Refrigerated: 12 hours @Frozen -20�: 6 days @Frozen -70�: 42 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: Unacceptable @Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen -20� C: Unacceptable @Frozen -70� C: 35 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 Separator Tube
Specimen Volume: 0.5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 21 days @Refrigerated: 21 days @Frozen: 21 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: 24 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: Green Top (sodium or lithium heparin)
Specimen Container: Green top tube (Sodium/ Lithium heparin)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: 90 days
Specimen Required: Serum, Plasma
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Stability: Serum:@Room temperature: 1 day @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 14 days@@For each test please see individual component
Specimen Required: Serum, Plasma
Specimen Container: Serum separator tube, Lavender to EDTA, Green top
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@@For each test please see individual component
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen
Specimen Container: Lavender top EDTA
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 7 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red Top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 5 days @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 28 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type
Specimen Container: Sterile screw cap container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours @Refrigerated: 14 days @Frozen: 1 year
Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Red top, No gel
Specimen Container: Serum Separator tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 24 hours @Refrigerated: 7 days @Frozen: 35 days
Specimen Required: Plasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: Light Blue Tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen -70� C: 6 months
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: 8 hours @Refrigerated: 24 hours @Frozen: 30 days
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: 6 hours @Refrigerated: Unacceptable @Frozen: 30 days
Specimen Required: Whole blood
Alternate Specimen: EDTA royal blue, 0.7 mL of throat swab in VCM or throat swab
Specimen Container: ACD Yellow Top Tube
Specimen Volume: 5mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperarture: 48 hours (Swab is unacceptable) Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days (Whole blood is unacceptable)
Specimen Required: VCM
Alternate Specimen: M4/DACRON SWAB
Specimen Container: VCM
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: V-C-M medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent: @Room temperature: Unacceptable @Refrigerated: 72 hours@Frozen -20� C: Unacceptable @Frozen -70� C: 30 days @CSF (sterile screw-cap container):@Room temperature: Unacceptable@Refrigerated: 72 hours@Frozen -20� C: Unacceptable@Frozen -70� C: Unacceptable
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