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Specimen Required: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Green Top Sodium Heparin
Specimen Container: Red top no gel
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 1 day �Refrigerated: 7 days �Frozen: 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: DO NOT USE A GEL-BARRIER TUBE
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 14 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) 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: 3 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: "Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube; Royal blue-top (Plain, No preservative) Plastic acid washed, trace metal free tubes can be obtained from National Medical Services"
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: 30 days�30 days�30 days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red-top tube, lavender-top (K2- or K3- EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, lavender-top (K2- or K3- EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube.
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 3 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 14 days
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 or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube, lavender-top (K2- or K3- EDTA) 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: 3 days�14 days�14 days
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: Urine (24-hour)
Alternate Specimen: Urine (24-hour)
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container, no preservative (preferred), or acidic preservative
Specimen Volume: 4 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Urine
Alternate Specimen: Urine
Specimen Container: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL aliquot
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum
Specimen Container: Full Serum Seperator Tube (SST)
Specimen Volume: 3mL
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: 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 with Trasylol(R), FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma with Trasylol(R), FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 2 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Serum, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Serum, FROZEN"
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
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: 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: Serum
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Freeze 14 days�Room 14 days �Refrigerator 14 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: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: 7 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Whole blood, FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Whole blood, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�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: Pasma
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 2 mL plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube - protect from light
Specimen Volume: 2mL
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Hours�Refrigerated: 24 Hours�Frozen: 30 Days
Specimen Required: Serum or plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum or plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1.0 mL each tube
Specimen Stability: Unstable�Unstable�14 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Plasma (EDTA), PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma (EDTA), PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Specimen Container: "Lavender-top (EDTA) 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's 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 item No. 23594."
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Specimen Stability: 3 days�15 days�15 days
Specimen Required: SERUM
Alternate Specimen: No alternative specimen type available
Specimen Container: 1 mL frozen plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube - protected from light
Specimen Volume: 1ml
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: 6 hours �Refrigerated: 12 hours �Frozen -20�: 6 days �Frozen -70�: 42 days
Specimen Required: Serum OR plasma
Alternate Specimen: Serum OR plasma
Specimen Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: 3 days�3 days�14 days
Specimen Required: Plasma, frozen and protected from light
Alternate Specimen: amber plastic transport tube w/ amber-top
Specimen Container: Green-top (Lithium heparin) tube
Specimen Volume: 1mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: Unstable �Refrigerated: Unstable �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
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 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: Serum
Specimen Container: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL
Specimen Stability: 14 days�14 days�14 days
Specimen Required: "Serum or plasma, FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Alternate Specimen: "Serum or plasma, FROZEN and PROTECTED FROM LIGHT"
Specimen Container: "Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, red-top tube without anti- coagulant, or 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's 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 ID 23598."
Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: SERUM
Alternate Specimen: NO ALTERNATE
Specimen Container: RED
Specimen Volume: 1mL
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 (random)
Alternate Specimen: N/A
Specimen Container: Plastic transport tube (preferred) or plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 5 mL
Specimen Stability: Room temperature 14 days�Refrigerated 14 days�Frozen 14 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, FROZEN
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma, FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tubes
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: "Plasma (platelet poor), FROZEN"
Alternate Specimen: "Plasma (platelet poor), FROZEN"
Specimen Container: Blue-top (sodium citrate) tube
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Stability: Not Available�Not Available�Not Available
Specimen Required: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), whole blood, or swab
Alternate Specimen: Sterile container (CSF), lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, or universal transport medium (swab)
Specimen Container: Sterile container (CSF), lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, or universal transport medium (swab)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL CSF, whole blood, or one swab
Specimen Stability: Refrigerated 14 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)
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