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Test NameTest CodeSpecimen Type/ StabilityCPT Code(s)
11-Desoxycortisol305431 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: 28 days
82634
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids and 17-Ketosteroids1520340 mL aliquot from a 24-hour urine collection/ Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83491, 83586
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids and Creatinine Ratio, 24HR Urine1520220 mL of a 24-hour urine/ Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 1 week
Frozen: 1 month
83491
17-Hydroxypregnenolone83522 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 28 days
84143
17-Ketosteroids with Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine1520120 mL aliquot from a 24-hour urine collection/ Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83586, 82570
5´ Nucleotidase6711 mL serum/ Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days
83915
5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA), Quantitative, 52310 mL urine from a 24-hour urine collection/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days
83497
25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (D2 and D3)TOTAL100350.8 mL serum/ Room temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 12 months
82306
1,25 Dihydroxy Vitamin D165581 mL serum/ Room temperature: 28 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 28 days
82652
ABO Grouping and Rho(D) Typing *77885 mL whole blood collectedin in an ACD-A or ACD-B (yellow-top) tube/ Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
86900, 86901
Acetaminophen (Tylenol®), Serum *2011 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
80329 (HCPCS: G0480)
Acetylcholine Receptor-binding Antibodies, Serum *2061 mL serum/ Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
83519
Acetylcholine Receptor- Blocking Antibodies, *344591 mL serum/ Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
83519
Acid Phosphatase, Prostatic, imm 2081 mL serum/ Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
84066
Acid-Fast (Mycobacteria) Culture w/fluorochrome smear4554Sputum/ Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87116, 87206, 87015
Actin (Smooth Muscle) Antibody, Igg *150430.5 mL serum/ Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Acute Leukemia follow up Panel17821(1)ACD-A or EDTA, Na+ Hep.(1)/ 72 hours (may extend to 5 days depending on cell viability).88184, 88185(x8), 88188
Adenovirus Antigen, DFA83553 mL of nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash, bronchial lavage/wash, throat swab, conjunctival swab or nasal/nasopharyngeal swab in V-C-M medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent87260
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH), Plasma2111.5 mL plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube/ Room temperature: 16 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
82024
Adrenal AB with RFX to Titer46452 mL serum/ Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
8,625,586,256
Aerobic Bacterial Culture, General15999Culure Swab/ Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
87070
Aerobic ID and Susceptibility16040Culture Swab/ Deliver to the microbiology laboratory as soon as possible.
Room temperature: Stability varies with organism and transport system.
87077, 87186
Alkaline Phosphatase, serum102111 mL serum/ Serum
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84075
Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT), SGPT102211 mL serum/ plasma(EDTA)
Plasma: Room temperature/Refrigerated: 7 days
Serum: Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: longer than 3 days
84460
Albumin, Serum102001 mL serum/ plasma(heparinized)
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
82040
Aldolase2272 mL serum/ Room temperature: Not established
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days
82085
Aldosterone, 24-Hour Urine *2295 mL 24-hour urine collected in a 24-hour container/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 21 days
82088
Aldosterone, LC/MS/MS171811 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82088
Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes2312 mL serum/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 21 days
84080, 84075
Allergen Profile, Adult Food specific IGG147883.5 mL serum/ Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86001 (x11)
Allergen Profile, Child Food106593 mL serum/Room temperature82785, 86003 (x16)
Allergen Profile, Respiratory, region 6: AL, AR, LA, MS106474 mL serum/ Room temperature82785, 86003(x23)
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin, Qnt.2351 mL serum [alt. spec. red top tube] / Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
82103
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Maternal Serum (MS-AFP)50591 mL serum/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 45 days
82105
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP), Serum, Tumor Marker2371 mL serum/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 45 days
82105
Aluminum, Plasma/Serum *29582 mL serum collected in a no additive (royal blue-top) trace element tube/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
82108
Aluminum, Random Urine *60247 mL random urine in acid-washed, plastic urine container/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
82108
Amikacin (Amikin®), Serum, Peak85841 ML SERUM COLLECTED IN A RED-TOP TUBE (NO GEL)/ Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
80150
Amikacin (Amikin®), Serum, Peak and Trough2501 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel) for each specimen/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days
80150(x2)
Amikacin (Amikin®), Serum, Trough85831 ml Serum Collected in a Red-Top Tube (NO GEL)/ Room Temperature: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 7 DAYS
Frozen: 7 DAYS
80150
Amiodarone (Cordarone®), Serum, Trough367213 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: 30 days
80299
Amitriptyline (Elavil®), Serum4233 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Not established
80335 (HCPCS: G0480)
Ammonia, Plasma5509EDTA purple top (frozen Plasma)/ Room temperature: Unstable
Refrigerated: Unstable
Frozen -20° C: 72 hours
Frozen -70° C: 7 days
82140
Androstenedione, Serum171821 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 2 years
82157
Antihistone Antibodies, Quantitative370561 mL serum/Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Anti JO-1 Antibody58101 mL serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235
Antimyeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies *87961 mL serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86021
Antimyocardial Antibodies, W/Titer2611 mL serum/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
8,625,586,256
ANCA Vasculities367331 mL serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86021 (X2)
Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) W Rflx to701711 mL serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86021
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) With Reflex2491ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86038
Antipancreatic Islet Cells (IA-2 Antibody)361771ml serum(Refrigerated)/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 years
86341
Antiparietal Cell W reflex to Titer2621ml serum refrigerated/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Antiscleroderma - 70 Antibodies (SCL-70)49421ml serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235
Antismooth Muscle Antibodies, w/rfx to titer2631ml serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Antibodies2651 ml Serum free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: loger than 14 days
86060
Antithrombin III Activity2161ml frozen ppp from Blue top/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days
85300
Antithrombin III Antigen51581ml frozen ppp from Blue top/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 21 days
85301
Apolipoprotein A-115032ml fasting serum free from hemolysis
Frozen: 1 year
82172
Apolipoprotein B15042ml fasting serum free from hemolysis
Frozen: 1 year
82172
Arsenic, Blood 2692ml whole blood/royal blue/Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
82175
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST), SGOT102401 mL serum/ plasma(EDTA)
Serum: Room temperature/Refrigerated: 1 day
Serum: Refrigerated: 4 weeks
Frozen: 1 year
84450
Aspergillus AB, Immunodifusion: Includes:203411ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86606(x3)
( Aspergillus Flavus, Fumigatus, Niger)349380.3 mL serum/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86003
Aspergillus Gallactomannia Antigen149502ml serum refrigerated/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen -70° C: 5 months
87305
B Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)10259EDTA (whole blood) tube:Room temperature: 7hrs. Refrigerated: 24 hour Frozen: (freeze plasma if prolonged)83880
Babesia Microti Abs (IGG, IGM), IFA343001ml serum(refrigerated)Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86753 (X2)
Bartonella, DNA PCR*, Qualitative, Real Time111081EDTA or 1 ACD(yellow)Whole blood
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87471
Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP)100011ml serum / SST / Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 28 days
80048
Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) with eGFR101201ml serum / SST / Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 28 days
80048
Beta Strep (Group B) Antigen44231 ml serum or CSF / Transport Temp- Frozen / Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 7 days
86403
Beta HCG, Qualitative, (Serum Pregnancy)103701 ml serum/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84703
Beta HCG, Quantitative with Gestational table151601 ml serum/ Room temperature: 8hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
Frozen: 6 months days
84702
Beta-2 Microglobulin, Serum8521ml Serum / SST Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
82232
Beta-2 Microglobulin, Urine *49441ML Random Urine Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year
82232
Bile Acids, Total *148010.5 ml Serum - 8hrs fasting/plastic screw-cap vial/ Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: Indefinitely82239
Bilirubin, Direct102551 ml serum free from hemolysis, protect from light
Refrigerated: 72 hours*
Frozen: 90 days*
* If protected from light
82248
Bilirubin, Total102511 ml serum free from hemolysis, protect from light
Refrigerated: 72 hours*
Frozen: 90 days*
* If protected from light
82247
Bismuth, Blood*5374 EDTA Royal BlueRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
83018
Bismuth, Urine*60607ml urine(acid wash contain)Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days
83018
Blastomyces Antibodies, Immunodiffusion9321ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86612
Bleeding Time, TemplCall Lab for instruction
Blood Culture, Routine16110Adults: 8-10 mL of blood in each of BD BACTEC® Plus Aerobic/F (silver label/gray cap) and Lytic/10 Anaerobic/F bottles (purple label and cap)

Neonates and Children 1 to 6 years: 1-3 mL of blood in a BACTEC Peds Plus®/F bottle / 48hrs Room Temp
87040
Body Fluid Culture, Sterile, Routine16091Body fluid/ 3 mL bronchial aspirates/washes, tracheal aspirates/ washes, newborn urine, sterile body fluids, tissue/lung biopsy or conjunctival swab in VCM medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent
[VCM medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent]
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen -20° C: Unacceptable
Frozen -70° C: 30 days
[Raw (unpreserved) specimens]
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
87070
Bordetella pertussis IGG and IGA (MAID)178251 mL serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86615
BUN (Urea Nitrogen)102601 mL serum/ Room temperature: 24hrs. Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 90 days
84520
C-Diff Toxin A&B10940Raw stool/Refrigerated: 24hrs
Frozen < -10oC: if longer than 72hrs
87324
C-Peptide3721ml frozen serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20° C: 7 days
Frozen -70° C: Not available
84681
C-Reactive Protein (CRP)102701ml serum fasting is recommended
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
86140
Caffeine *3051ml serum(RTT)/ROOM TEMPERATURE: 5 DAYS
REFRIGERATED: 7 DAYS
FROZEN: 30 DAYS
80299
Calcitonin (Thyrocalcitonin), Serum *307421ml serum/ fasting/refrig./Frozen/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
82308
Calcium, Ionized, Serum306SST tube spin and keep it capped/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Not acceptable
82330
Calcium, Serum10280SST tube- 1ml serum/Room temperature: 1 day
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year
82310
Calcium, Urine 24hr Urine w/out Creat.*1131310 ml 24hr urine/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 35 days
Frozen: 6 months
82340
Calcium, Urine, Random *145782ml random urine/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 35 days
Frozen: 6 months
82310
Cancer Antigen (CA) 19-946981ml serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
86301
Cancer Antigen (CA) 125, Serum292561ml serum/ Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 12 days
Frozen: 28 days
86304
Cancer Antigen (CA) 15-3 w/Rebaseline*58191 mL serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days.
86300
Cancer Antigen (CA) 27.29294931ml serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
86300
Carbamazepine (Tegretol®), Serum102911ml serum ( plain red) or Plasma
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 90 days
80156
Carbamazepine, Free, Serum*375123ml serum(RTT)//Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 10 months
80157
Carbon Dioxide (CO2)101111ml serum/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 30 days
82374
Caboxyhemoglobin*3091 EDTA tube/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
82375
Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)102991ml serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82378
Cardiolipin IGA, IGG, IGM Antibodies73521ml citrated Plasma or serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86147 (X3)
Cardiolipin IGA AB46611ml citrated Plasma or serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86147
Cardiolipin IGG AB46621ml citrated Plasma or serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86147
Cardiolipin IGM AB46631ml citrated Plasma or serum/Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86147
Carisoprodol (Soma®, Soridol®), Serum*3124ml serum (plain red top tube)/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
82492
Carnitine, LC/MS/MS701071ml serum (Frozen)/Room temperature: 5 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
82379
Carotene3112ml serum( fasting/protect from light/ref)/Room temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 30 days
82380
Cat Dander (e1) IGE26010.5ml serum/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86003
Catecholamines, Fractionated, 24 hr Urine31824hr Urine/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 49 days
82384
Catecholamines, Fractionated, Plasma3144ml plasma Na+ or lithium heparine/fasting/Room temperature: 6 hours
Refrigerated: 6 hours
Frozen: 30 days
82384
Catecholamines, Fractionated, Random Urine524410 ml random Urine/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 49 days
8,238,482,570
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VAMA), 24-Hr Urine*3951710ml of 24hr urine/Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
84585, 82570
CD4, Lymphocyte Subset, Panel 479245 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 72 hours
86360
CD3, CD4,…Lyphocyte Subset Panel 2*364205 mL whole blood collect in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 72 hours
86355, 86359, 86360
CD4/CD8 Lymphocyte Subset Panel 5*83605 mL whole blood collect in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 72 hours
86361
Celiac Disease Panel199555 mL serum/Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 21 days
82784, 83516
Celiac Disease Comprehensive Profile (infant)with reflex159815 mL serum/Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 21 days
82784, 83516x2,
Celiac Disease Panel without Gliadin176125 mL serum - Room Temperature83516, 82784
Cell Count and Differential, CSF103021 mL CSF
Stat testing recommended due to cellular degeneration and nature of specimen.
89051
Cell Count and Differential, Peritoneal Fluid103033 ml Peritoneal Fluid in EDTA or Green top tube/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8° C): 48 hours
89051
Cell Count and Differential, Pleural Fluid103043 ml Pleural Fluid in EDTA or Green top rube/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8° C): 48 hours
89051
Cell Count and Differential, Synovial Fluid103053 ml Synovial fluid in EDTA or Green top tube/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8° C): 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
89051
Ceruloplasmin3261ml serum / Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: 90 days
82390
Chlamydia/GC RNA , TMA *113632mls Urine in APTIMA Transport medium / Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Not established / or Cervical/Vaginal swabs in APTIMA transport /Room temperature: 60 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: 1 year
87491, 87591
Chlamydia trachomatis, DNA Probe, endo. or male Urethra8502Geneprobe swab87490
Chlamydia/GC, DNA, SDA, Urine or Swab173052mls of Urine in APTIMA Transport medium / Room Temp: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Not established / or Cervical/Vaginal swabs in APTIMA transport /Room temperature: 60 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: 1 year
87491, 87591
Chlamydia/GC by DNA Probe (Geneprobe) w/reflex6919gen probe87800
Chloride, Serum103011ml serum or Plasma (heparinized)
Refrigerated: 7 days
82435
Chloride, Random Urine1645urine/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82436, 82570
Chloride, 24hr Urine368urine/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82436, 82570
Cholesterol, Total10310Serum or heparinized free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
82465
Cholinesterase, Plasma335purple/Room temperature: 21 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 30 days
82480
Cholinesterase, Plasma and RBC338Purple/Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
82480, 82482
Cholinesterase, Serum379651ml serum/Room temperature: 21 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 30 days
82480
Chromogranin A344682ml Serum / Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 35 days
86316
Chromosome Analysis, Blood*145965 mL whole blood collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube [alt. speciment] Whole blood collected in: Sodium heparin (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top)
Room temperature [See Instructions]
88262, 88230, 88291
Citric Acid (Citrate), Random Urine11004urine/Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 60 days
82507
Clonazepam (Klonopin ), Serum340 2 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 14 days
80154
Clorazepate (Tranxene®), Serum***52742 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days
80154
Cocaine Metabolite Screen , urine1032120mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101
Coccidioides Antibodies, ID*9081 mL serum/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86635
Cold Agglutinin Titer, Quantitative3493ml serum/allow to clot at 37"for 1hr/Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
86157
Complement C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Serum, Functional2971ml serum/plain red /freez w/in 1 hr/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days
83520
Complement C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Protein2981ml serum / Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 1 year
86160
Complement Component C53541ml serum/Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86160
Complement C3, Serum*3511ml serum/Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
86160
Complement C4, Serum*3531ml serum/Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
86160
Complement, Total (CH50)*6181ml serum/Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days
86162
Complete Blood Count (CBC) With Auto Diff. & Platelet12000purple/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)
Frozen: Unacceptable
85025
Complete Blood Count (CBC) W/ Diff,Plt, & Smear Review12010purple/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)
Frozen: Unacceptable
85027, 85007
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel w/eGFR101101ml serum/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 5 days
80053
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel100111ml serum/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 5 days
80053
Coombs, Direct3611 purple/Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
86880
Copper, Serum3632ml serum / no additive Royal Blue/Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 30 days
82525
Copper, Urine3657ml from 24hr urine/ Room temperature; 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82525
Corticosterone, LC/MS/MS65471ml serum / collected in plain Red/Room temperature: 28 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 28 days
82528
Cortisol, Serum15061ml serum/Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: 28 days
82533
Cortisol, AM15061ml serum/Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: 28 days
82533(x2)
Cortisol, PM15061ml serum/Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: 28 days
82533(x3)
Cortisol, Free 24hr Urine145342ml urine from 24hr urine/no preserv/Room Temperature: 48 Hrs
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 5 Months
82530
Coxsackie B(1-6) Virus AB, serum76561ml serum / Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86658 (x6)
C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Quantitative102701ml serum free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: >14 days
86140
Creatinine Clearance, 24-Hour Urine106451ml serum and 2ml urine(24hr urine) / Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 1 year
82575
Creatine Kinase (CPK), Total106201ml serum / Room or Heparinized Plasma free from hemolysis Room Temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 8-12hrs
Frozen: 30 days
82550
Creatine Kinase (CK), MB109111ml serum / Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: 28 days
82553
Creatine Kinase (CK), MB and Total161301ml serum / Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
Frozen: 28 days
82550, 82553
Creatine, serum370912 mL frozen serum(plain red top tube)-Room Temp: 4hrs
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 90 days
82540
Creatine, 24hr Urine5923 mL urine from a 24-hour collection - no preservative/ Room temperature: 4 hours / Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 90 days
82540
Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine1064110 mL urine aliquot from a well-mixed, 24-hour collection - no preservative/Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82570
Creatinine, Random Urine106301ml serum and 2ml urine(24hr urine) / Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 1 year
82570
Creatinine, Serum103221 ml serum/ Room temperature: 24 hrs
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year
82565
Cryofibrinogen, Qualitative343175 mL fasting serum and 3 mL EDTA plasma - do not refrigerate
Room temperature: 14 days
82585, 82595
Cryoglobulin, Qualitative3835ml of fasting serum/Plain redRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: Unstable
Frozen: Unstable
82595
Crytococcus Antigen, Latex Screen with reflex to titer111962ml serum or 1ml CSFRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days
86403
Crystal Examination, Synovial Fluid45633 mL synovial fluid in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube or heparin (green-top) tube / Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8° C): 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
89060
Culture, Abcess/Wound (Aerobic)159992 swabs abscess or deep wound, normally sterile body fluids. collected in Amies gel (blue-cap) or ESwab (white-cap) / Room Temp: 72 hours Refrig.: 72 hours Frz: Unacceptable
ESwab or swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours Frozen: Unacceptable
87205
Culture, Anaerobic161002 swabs abscess or deep wound, normally sterile body fluids. collected in Amies gel (blue-cap) or ESwab (white-cap) / Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours Frozen: Unacceptable
ESwab or swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 48 hours Frozen: Unacceptable
87075
Culture, Blood16110Adults: 8-10 mL of blood in each of BD BACTEC® Plus Aerobic/F (silver label/gray cap) and Lytic/10 Anaerobic/F bottles (purple label and cap)

Neonates and Children 1 to 6 years: 1-3 mL of blood in a BACTEC Peds Plus®/F bottle / 48hrs Room Temp
87040
Culture, Bronchial washing (Lower Respiratory Culture)16020Bronchial Wash in steril cont87086
Culture, CSF16090Cerebrospinal fluid in sterile leak-proof container or Port-A-Cul® gel vial /Sterile, plastic screw-cap tube or Port-A-Cul® gel vial/ Transport to the lab as soon as possible. Do not refrigerate.87070
Culture, Ear 16051one transport swab/Transport swab: Room temperature: 2 days87070
Culture, Environmental16120one transport swab/Transport swab: Room temperature: 2 days87070
Culture, Eye 16050one transport swab/Transport swab: Room temperature: 2 days87070
Culture, Fluids160903 mL body fluid, CSF, bronchial lavage/wash, tracheal aspirate, tissue biopsy, lung biopsy or newborn urine in sterile screw-cap container
Culture, Genital Sources160111 transport Blue top swab / Vaginal, endocervical, urethral, prostatic secretions. Room Temprature, do not refrigerate 87070
Culture, Miscellanous160211 Transport swab/ Room Temprature only87070
Culture, Nasal/Throat ( upper Respiratory)160511 transport swab / Nasopharyngeal (NP), nasal passages and paranasal sinus drainage / Room Temp 48hrs87070
Culture, Sputum/ Lower Respiratory160203-5 ml Sputum or 5-10 ml brochial was in a sterile leak proof screw cap container / Refrigerated87070
Culture, Stool(Salmonella/Shigella/Campylobacter)100191 gram or 1 mL stool in Cary-Blair transport stool culture transport medium / Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87045
Culture, Urine16060 4 mL random, clean catch, midstream urine collection in gray-top urine transport tube/Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
87086
Culture, Vibrio4489Stool submitted in transport mediaStool or swab in Cary-Blair
RT: 4 days Refrigerated: 4 days Frozen: Unacceptable
Swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours Frozen: Unacceptable
87046
Culture, Yersinia only4487Stool submitted in transport mediaStool or swab in Cary-Blair
RM Temp: 4 days Refrigerated: 4 days Frozen: Unacceptable
Swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
87046
Cyanide, Blood40010ml whole bld Na+ heparin or EDTARoom temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
82600
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies, IgG, Quantitative**64941ml serum / Room Temperature86644
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies, IgM, Quantitative**85031ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86645
D-Dimer (Latex)**8659Citrated Plasma/blue top or Lithium Plasma - Stability: Refrigerated 4days, Frozen 6 months85379
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), Unconjugated***198941ml serum /fastingRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 2 years
82626
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Sulfate*4021ml serum / Room temperature: 4hrs.
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
Frozen: >48hrs
82627
Diazepam (Valium®), Serum144681ml serum / plain red/refrigeratedRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
80154
Differential, Manual / Smear Review/ WBC, Total12010Whole blood from a full EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 48 hours
85048, 85004
Digoxin (Lanoxin®), Serum103311ml serum or heparinized/EDTA Plasma - Room Temperature: 8hrs Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 6 months80162
Dihydrotestosterone (DHT), LC/MS/MS905671 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel) RM Temp: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 2 years
82651
Dilantin(Phenytoin), Serum104611ml serum or heparinized/EDTA Plasma - Room Temperature: 8hrs Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 6 months80185
DNA(ds), Antibodies2551ml serum / RT86225
Drugs of Abuse 5 Classes, Urine1100020mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101(x5)
Drugs of Abuse 5 Classes + Alcohol1100120mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year
Drugs of Abuse 7 Classes, Urine1101020mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101(x7)
Drug of Abuse 7 Classes + Alcohol, Urine1101220mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101(x8)
Drugs of Abuse 9 Classes, Urine1102020mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101(x9)
Drugs of Abuse 9 Classes + Alcohol, Urine1102120mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101(x10)
Drug Screen, Comprehensive, w/confirmation, Serum,23020Serum: 10 mL serum
Optional whole blood: Whole blood for volatiles analysis, only - sodium fluoride (gray-top) tube /Serum: Plastic screw-cap vial
Optional whole blood: Unopened gray-top tube
80100(x3), 80101(x17)
Entamoeba Histolytica Antibody, IGG342781ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86753
Electrolyte Panel100501ml serum/ Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 28 days
80051
Eosinophil, Urine 85598ml UrineRoom temperature: 3 days; preserved specimen
Refrigerated: 1 day; unpreserved pediatric specimen
85999
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Nuclear AG AB**85641ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86664
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Viral Capsid Ag(VCA) IGG AB84741ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86665
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Viral Capsid Ag(VCA) IGM AB8426red1ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86665
Erythropoietin (EPO), Serum4271ml serum /collected before noonRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 18 days
Frozen: 28 days
82668
Escherichia Coli (E Coli) O157, Culture86311 gram or 1 mL stool in Cary-Blair transport stool culture transport medium / Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87046
Estradiol4021/10111ml serum Room temperature: 8 hrs.
Refrigerated: 48hrs Frozen: >48 hrs
*Do not add estradiol testing to a gel barrierl specimen older than 72 hours
82670
Estrogens, Total4391ml serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days
82672
Estrone, Serum232441ml serum / no gel Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 2 years
82679
Ethanol, Serum, Blood11041Serum or Plasma(FlourideOxalate) Stability: Refrigerated - 3days , Frozen: >3days82055
Ethanol, Urine11030Random Urine Stability: Refrigerated - 3days , Frozen: >3days82055
Ethylene Glycol8013ml whole blood / NA+ flouride/ GrayRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
82693
Factor V Activity and human Inhibitor178442ml frozen Plasma/3.2% Na+ CitrateRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85220, 85335
Factor V (Leiden)*179005ml whole blood/EDTARoom temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 30 days
81241
Factor VIII Activity, Clotting3471ml frozen PPP /blue top tubeRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85240
Factor VIII Inhibitor Panel400832ml frozen Plasma(X3)/blue top tubeRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 14 days
85335, 85240
Factor VIII Antigen908791ml frozen PPP /blue top tubeRoom temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen -20° C: 30 days
Frozen -70° C: 6 months
85244
Factor X Activity, Clotting3591 ml frfozen PPP / blue top tubeRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85260
Fecal Fat, qualitative39672gms of freshly passed/frozen fecesRoom temperature: 1 hour
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
82705
Fecal Leuckocyte STN*393010gms stool / in Zn-PVA or Total-FixRoom temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: Not recommended
Frozen: Unacceptable
89055
Felbamate (Felbatol®), Serum**30811ml serum / no gelRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
80299
Ferritin, Serum10341 1ml serum or Plasma(EDTA or Lithium) Stability: Refrigerated 7days, frozen: 1year 82728
Fetal Hemoglobin**5131 full EDTA Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
83021
Fibrinogen QN4611 full blue top or 1ml plasma/blue topWhole blood (3.2% sodium citrate)
Room temperature: 72 hours (non-heparinized)
85384
Fibrinogen Degradation Products (FDP), Plasma4581ml PPP /Blue top tube/FrozenRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 30 days
85362
Flu Screen A & B, Rapid10930Nasal Wash/Aspirate: Collect nasal wash in standard containers. Washes could be held refrigerated for upto 24hrs. Nasopharengeal /nasal swabs: Use steril cotton, rayon, foam, polyester or floacked swabs. Elute swabs w/in 1 hr. Eluted swab samples can be held upto 24hrs.87804
Folate (Folic Acid), Serum100402 mL serum free from hemolysis - protect from light
Rrefrigerated: hrs
Frozen: 6 months
82746
Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)470/10041ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: >48 hrs
83001
FSH & LH7137/10061ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: >48 hrs
83001, 83002
Free Kappa Light Chain, serum150612ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 90 days
83883
Fructosamine83401ml serum/SST/RTSerum
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days
82985
FTA-ABS41121ml serum/SST/RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86780
Fungal Stain(Skin, Nail or Hair)8627Raw specimen/any sourceSources other than hair, skin or nails: Room temperature: 72 hours
Hair, skin or nail specimens: Room temperature: 2 weeks
87220
Fungal Stain(other than Skin, Nail and hair)8627Raw specimen/any sourceSources other than hair, skin or nails: Room temperature: 72 hours
Hair, skin or nail specimens: Room temperature: 2 weeks
87206
Fungal Culture, mIscellaneous source39515skin scrapings, Nails or hairRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: See instructions
Frozen: Unacceptable
87101
Fungus Direct Exam, Skin, Hair, Nail14824Skin, Hair, NailRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: See insructions
Frozen: Unacceptable
87220
Gabapentin (Neurontin®), Serum35571ml serum/No Gel/ draw sample 2hrs after last doseRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 12 days
Frozen: 30 days
80171
Glomerular Basement Membrane, (IGG)/GBM Antibody2571ml serum RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83520
Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGT)103511ml serum free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: 1 month
Frozen: 1 year
82977
Gastrin, Serum***4781ml frozen, 12hr fasting SerumROOM TEMPERATURE: UNACCEPTABLE
REFRIGERATED: UNACCEPTABLE
FROZEN: 28 DAYS
82941
GC (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) Culture Only16132Urethral, cervical, anorectal, throat or conjunctiva. Collect specimen using a culture swab in Amies gel (blue-cap) or eSwab (white-cap) transport medium delivered within 24 hours of collection/ Deliver to the Microbiology lab as soon as possible.87081
Gentamicin (Garamycin®), Serum, Peak108501 mL serum or plasma(EDTA, Heparin) refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 6 months80170
Gentamicin (Garamicin) Level108351 mL serum or plasma(EDTA, Heparin) refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 6 months80170
Gentamicin (Garamycin®), Serum, Trough108401 mL serum or plasma(EDTA, Heparin) refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 6 months80170
Gestational Glucose Tolerance (140 Cut-off)11106 2 -1 mL plasma Spec.(fluoride/oxalate, gray-top) or Serum (SST) RM Temp: 4 days/Refrigerated: 7 day / Frozen: 28 days




82947, 82950
Giardia lamblia AG Detection by EIA**862510gms/in 10% formalin or T.fix vialPreserved
Room temperature: 60 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87329
Gliadin IgA Antibody by EIA*112281ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Gliadin IgG Antibody by EIA*112121ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Glucagon, Plasma5193ml frozen plasma/EDTA/fastingRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
82943
Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G-6-PD),5001 ml whole blood /EDTARoom temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
82955, 85041
Glucose, Plasma/Serum103601ml serum or Plasma Stability: Room Temperature: 8 hrs. Refrigerated: 72hrs82947
Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), Blood,5 Specimens (4hrs)111121 mL serum for each timed specimen
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 6 months
82951, 82952(x2)
Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), Blood,4 Specimens (3hrs)111111 mL serum for each timed specimen
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 6 months
, 82951, 82952(x2)
Glucose, Body Fluid4410body fluidRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82945
Glucose Tolerance, 2 hours Postprandial111091ml serum or Plasma Stability: Room Temperature: 8 hrs. Refrigerated: 72hrs82947
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD)348781ml serum / RefrigeratedRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
86341
Glycohemoglobin (GHB), A1C with MBG Estimation103915 ml whole Blood collected in an EDTA (lavender) tube
Room Temperature: 7 DAYS
Refrigerated: 14 DAYS
Frozen: 6 months
83036
Gram Stain136003mls or 2gms body fluid , CSF, Lower Resp sepc., Urine, or fresh tissue collected in a sterile container; 1ml or 1 swab wound, excudates, aspirates, lesion materials or ocular spec. collected in Amies liquid or Gel Swab 87205
Group A Streptococcus Screen, Rapid13500Collect Throat spaimen using a swab in a red cap trasport tube with liquid Amies Transport Medium. Do not use swabs with Gel(blue cap) or Dry Swab. Stability: 48hrs87650
Growth Hormone (HGH), Serum5211ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days
83003
Haloperidol (Haldol®), Serum*5641ml serum/no gel/Refr.Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
80173
Haptoglobin5021ml serum/SST/RTRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
83010
Heavy Metals Panel with Cadmium, 24 hr. Urine3538610ml aliquot from Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days
82175, 83655, 83825, 82300
Helicobacter pylori IGM AB341231ml serum /RT86677
Helicobacter pylori IGG AB294071ml serum /RT86677
Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen348382gms of stool / Refrigerate or frozenRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 30 days
87338
Helicobacter pylori, IgG, IgA Antibodies376952ml serum86677(x2)
Hemoglobin and Hematocrit, H&H12021Whole blood from a full EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)
Frozen: Unstable
85014, 85018
Hemoglobin (Hgb) A1c With MBG Estimation103915 ml whole Blood collected in an EDTA (lavender) tube
Room Temperature: 7 DAYS
Refrigerated: 14 DAYS
Frozen: 6 months
83036
Hemoglobinopathy Profile354891 full EDTA tubeRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
85041, 85018, 85014, 83021
Heparin-Induced Platelet Antibody4142ml frozen Serum(no gel)Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 28 days
Frozen -70° C: 6 months
86022
Hepatic Function Panel (7)100701 mL serum
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
80076
Hepatitis A Antibody, Total5082ml serumRoom temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86708
Hepatitis A IGM Antibody5122ml serumRoom temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83709
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total5012ml serumRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86704
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, QL4992ml serumRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86706
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen w/confirmation4982ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
87340
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, QN84752ml serumRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86317
Hepatitis Be Antibody**5562ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Indefinitely
86707
Hepatitis Be Antigen**5552ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Indefinitely
87350
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antibody84722ml serumRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86803
Hepatitis C Virus RNA by PCR*356453ml refrigerated EDTARoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 42 days
87522
Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantative Real Time PCR w/reflex113485ml (X2)frozen plasma in 2 EDTA tubeRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 42 days
87522
to Genotype LiPA2 mL plasma collected in a PPT potassium EDTA (white-top) tube or EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 72 hours refrigerated: 14 days
frozen: 42 days
Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Qualitative TMA372733ml Frozen Plasma Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 42 days
87521
Hepatitis Panel, Acute*103062ml serumRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
80074
(HBsAG, HBcAB IGM, HAAB IGM, HCAB)
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)1&2, IGM AB Screen90849 1ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86695, 86696
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) I, IGG type specific Herpesel.36361 ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86695
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type I & II Herpeselect*64472 ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86695, 86696
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 2 Herpeselect36401 ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86696
High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDLC)103801 mL serum - separate from cell w/in 3hrs Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
83718
Histoplasma Antibodies, Quantitative, Immunodiffusion5261ml serum(refrigerated)Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86698
HIV-1 Genotyping, PR and RT, DNA sequencing154594ml plasma/EDTA or EDTA(white TOP)Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 90 days
87901
HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative Real Time PCR* 400853ml frozen plasma(EDTA) or PPTRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 42 days
87536
HIV-1 RNA Qual PCR378151 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 6 days
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87535
HIV1,2 AB w/Reflex197283ml serum / SST86703
HLA A DNA Typing, Low Resolution1095110ml blood in ACD(yellow)or EDTARoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
81373
HLA B DNA Typing, Low Resolution1095010ml blood in ACD(yellow)or EDTARoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
81373
HLA B27 Antigen5285 mL whole blood collected in sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
86812
Homocystine Nutritional/Congenital363621ml serum (SST) - Place Specimen on Ice (up to 6 hrs) prior to centrifugation. Serum is stable for two weeks if refrigerated and 8 months if frozen.83090
Homocystine, Cardio317891ml serum /refreigerated for 30min prior to spinning/ Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
83090
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Beta Subunit,103701ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
84703
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Beta Subunit,194851ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84702
Quantitative (Gest. Table),Serum1ml serum
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Urine Qual103711 mL serum /Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
81025
IA2 Antigens (Islet Cell)361771ml serum / RefrigerateRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 years
86341
ID Organism by Typing Sera101N/A87140
Imipramine8873ml serum / plain redRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
80174
Immunofixation (IFE), Random Urine21320 ml Urine / no preservativeRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86335
Immunofixation (IFE), Serum5492ml serum / fastingRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
86334
Immunoglobulin A (IgA), Quantitative, Serum5391ml serum / SSTRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
82784
Immunoglobulin D (IgD), Quantitative, Serum*5411ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
82784
Immunoglobulin E (IgE), Quantitative, Serum5421ml serumRoom temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
82785
Immunoglobulin G (IgG), Serum5431ml serumRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
82784
Immunoglobulin G (IgG), Subclass Panel79032ml serumRoom temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 6 months
82787x4, 82784
Immunoglobulin M (IgM), Quantitative, Serum5451ml serumRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
82784
Influenza A H1N1(swine)16807Nasal washing/NP swab87502
Influenza A & B Rapid Test10930Nasal washing/NP swab87804
Influenza A & B DFA, 8357Nasal washing/NP swabVCM medium (green-cap) tube or equivalent
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen -20° C: Unacceptable
Frozen -70° C: 30 days
87276, 87275
Insulin5612ml serum / SST / Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hrs
Frozen: 28 days
83525
Insulin-like Growth Factor I (IGF-I)162931ml serum / refrigeratedRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 28 days
84305
Intrinsic Factor blocking AB5681ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
86340
Iodine, serum or plasma*165991ml serum /trace metal free dark blue tubeRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
83789
Iron, Total106601ml serum/ Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
83540
Iron & Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)100611ml serum/ Serum and Plasma
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
83550, 83540
JO-1 Antibody58101ml serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235
Kappa / Lambda light chains, Free w/ratio*112342ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 90 days
83883 (X2)
Kappa Light Chain, Quant. Random Urine3481120ml urineRoom temperature: 12 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Not established
83883
Kappa Light Chain, Free, serum150612ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 90 days
83883
Keppra Levetricetam151421ml serum / plain red tube/ Room temperature: 14 days refrigerated: 28 days frozen: 60 days80177
Ketones, Urine405703ml uirne81003
Ketone(Aceton), Serum407001ml serum81003
KOH Prep14001Spec. in steril Container87210
Lacosamide*162622ml serum / No GelRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
80299
Lactic Acid, Plasma*5852ml frozen plasma from gray top tubeRoom temperature: 3 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
83605
Lactic Dehydrogenase(LDH), Serum104101ml serum/ Plasma(heparinized) - Keep at room temperature until analyzed
Frozen: Unacceptable
83615
Lactate Dehydrogenase (LD) Isoenzymes, Serum5972ml serum RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable
83625, 83615
Lambda Light Chain Free150752ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 90 days
83883
Lamotrigine (Lamictal®), Serum*220601ml serum / plain red tube/collected 2 to 1 hr before next doseRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days
80175
Lead, Blood (Adult)*5991 full EDTA tubeRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days
83655
Lead, Random Urine60120ml urineRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days
83655
Legionella pneumophila by DFA39651 mL serum/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
87278
Legionella Antigen, EIA, Urine88561 ml urine / RefrigerateRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
87449
Legionella DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time150621ml bronchial lavage/wash or sputum Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
87798, 87541
Levetiracetam (Keppra©), Serum*151421ml serum / Plain RedRoom temperature: 14 days refrigerated: 28 days frozen: 60 days

Reject Criteria
80177
Lidocaine6052ml serum / Plain RedRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
80176
Lipase, Serum106701ml serum free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: several weeks
Frozen: indefintely
83690
Lipid Panel With Risk Factors w / reflext to Direct LDLn/a2 mL serum/ Room Temperature80061
Lipid Panel With Risk Factors100931ml serum80061
Lithium (Eskalith®), Serum613 / 104212ml serum / SSTRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Not established
80178
Liver-Kidney Microsomal (LKM-1) AB (IGG)150381ml serum / Refrigerate86376
Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol(LDL), Direct103851ml serum/ Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 15 days
83721
Lupus Anticoagulant Evaluation70793ml frozen Citrated / PPPRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 90 days
85730, 85613
Lupus Anticoagulant, systemic Erythematosus (SLE) comp panel 198813.5ml serum (X4) FrozenRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days
86038, 86225, 86235(x5), 86162
Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Serum615/10051ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs.
Frozen: 6 months
83002
Lyme Disease AB with Reflex66461ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86618
Lyme Disease AB IgG, Immunoblot294771ml serum RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86617
Lyme Disease Antibodies IgG, IgM, Immunoblot*8593 1ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86617 x 2
Lymph subset Panel 2364205 mL whole blood collect in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube/ Room temperature: 72 hours86355, 86359, 86360
Lymph Subset Panel 479245 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube / Room temperature: 72 hours86360
Lysozyme(Muramidase), SerumQ6192ml frozen serm/centrifuge specimenRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 15 days
Frozen: 18 days
85549
Magnesium, Serum104311ml serum/ Serum and plasma
Refrigerated: 7 days
83735
Magnesium, 24hr Urine with Creatinine62510 ml urineRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
83735
Magnesium, 24hr Urine without Creatinine1132210ml aliquot of 24hr urineRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 months
83735
Manganese, Blood6262ml serum(royal blue tube)Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days
83785
Manual Differential / Smear Reveiw12071Whole blood from a full EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 48 hours
85007
Measles AB IGG, EIA*9641ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86765
Measles AB IGM, IF*342561ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86765
Measles AB IGG & IGM341661ml serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86765 x 2
Melanoma-associated Antigen ( TA90)155241ml serum / plain red / let clot for 1 hr86294
Meprobamate, Quant, serum6351ml serum / plain red tubeRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days
83805
Meprobamate, Quant, Urine310420 ml random urineRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days
83805
Mercury, Blood6367ml whole bld(royal blue)Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
83825
Mercury, Urine637Two 7ml urine(acid wash) or metal free83825
Metanephrines, Fractionated, 24hr urine*64110 ml urine , 24hrRoom temperature: 7 days (acidified)
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 30 days
83835
Metanephrines , Fractionated, 24 hr Urine1496210ml urine aliquot of 24hr Room temperature: 7 days (acidified)
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 30 days
83835
Metanephrines, Random Urine1496110ml urine(PH<3.0) with 6N HCLRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 30 days
83835, 82570
Metanephrines, Fractionated, Free, LC/MSMS, Plasma195482.5 ml Plasma / EDTA TubeRoom temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
83835
Methotrexate (MTX), Serum6482ml Frozen serum / Plain Red top TubeRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 5 days
80299
Microalbumin, Random Urine Without Creatinine106815 mL random urine - no preservative
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 Year
82043
Microalbumin, 24-Hour Urine without Creatinine106905 mL random urine - no preservative
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 Year
82043
Microalbumin/Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine106855 mL random urine - no preservative
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 Year
82043, 82570
Microalbumin/Creatinine Ratio, 24hr Urine106905 mL random urine - no preservative
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 Year
Mitochondria M2 Antibody, IGG303211ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83520
Mononucleosis Test, Qualitative104401 EDTA tube86308
MRSA, PCR**17656Nasal SwabRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87641
Multiple Sclerosis Panel 1375814ml CSF & 2ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 2 weeks
82040, 82042, 82784(x2), 83916
Multiple Sclerosis Panel 270854ml CSF & 3ml serumRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 2 weeks
82040, 82042, 82784(x2), 83873, 83916
Mumps Virus IGM AB365651ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86735
Mumps Virus IGG, EIA86241ml serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86735
Mumps Antibodies, IGG & IGM365641ml serumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86735 x 2
Myasthenia Gravis Profile I75502ml serum / refrigeratedRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83519, 84999, 86255
Myasthenia Gravis Profile II101042ml serum / refrigeratedRoom temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
84999, 83519(x3)
Myasthenia Gravis Profile III102112ml serum / refrigeratedRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83519(x3), 86255
Myocardial AB with reflex to Titer2612ml serumRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
86255, 86256(if titer performed)
Myoglobin, Quantitative, Serum6601 ml Serum / Stability: Rm Temp: 7days, Ref. 14days, Frozen: 35days 83874
Neisseria gonorrhoeae by RNA , TMA (Male/Female)*11362Urine in Aptima kit / Aptima Unisex swabLiquid cytology (Preservcyt®) preservative (ThinPrep®)
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: Not established
87591
Neisseria gonorrhoeae / Chlamydia, RNA, TMA11363Urine in Aptima kit / Aptima Unisex swabLiquid cytology (Preservcyt®) preservative (ThinPrep®)
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: Not established
87591, 87491
Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC), Culture16132Urethral, cervical, anorectal, throat or conjunctiva. Collect specimen using a swab in Amies gel (blue-cap) or eSwab (white-cap) transport medium delivered within 24 hours of collection .
Transport swab: Room temperature: 24 hours
87081
Nickel, Random Urine52157ml Urine in an acid wash or metal free containerRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
83885
Nickel, 24hr Urine364437ml Urine in an acid wash or metal free containerRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days
83885
Nicotine and cotinine, LC/MS/MS, Urine906461ml Random UrineRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
83887
Nicotine and cotinine, LC/MS/MS, Serum or Plasma906421ml Serum in plain red(no gel), or 2ml blood/ EDTASerum and plasma
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 30 days
83887
Nortriptyline (Aventyl®), Serum2722ml serum from red top(no gel)Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
80182
N-Telopeptide Serum592451ml Frozen Serum Frozen: Frozen: 60 days82523
Nucleotidase, 5'6711 ml serum, FrozenRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days
83915
Occult Blood, Stool107005 gram stool82272
Organism Identification, Anaerobic Bacteria4471Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
87076
Organism Identification, and Susceptibility Bacteria1614087077
Organism Identification, Yeast ID39507Agarose SlantRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87106
Osmolality, Urine*6782ml Urine - no preservativeRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Indefinitely
84999
Osmolality, Serum*6771ml serum, RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
83930
Osteocalcin, Serum163221ml serum FrozenRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen 21 days
83937
Ova and Parasites Examination, Routine*68110grams stoolStool
Room temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: Not recommended
Frozen: Unacceptable
87177, 87209
Oxalate, Quantitative, 24-Hour Urine with creatinine68220ml urine aliquot of 24hrRoom temperature: 6 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 4 months
83945, 82570
Oxcarbazepines*366372ml serum, Plain Red (no Gel)Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days
80299
ParaInfluenza 1, 2, 3, DFA83583-4ml nasopharyngeal aspirate / wash or swabV-C-M medium (green-cap) tube
Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen -20° C: Unacceptable
Frozen -70° C: 30 days
87279 x 3
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH), Intact108902 mL serum fre from hemolysis or lipemia Room temperature: 4 hrs
Refrigerated: 8 hrs
Frozen: 6 months
83970
Parathyroid Hormone(PTH), Intact with Calcium109002 mL serum fre from hemolysis or lipemia Room temperature: 4 hrs
Refrigerated: 8 hrs
Frozen: 6 months
83970, 82310
Partial Thromboplastin Time, Activated (aPTT)12520One full unopened 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Separated platelet poor plasma
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 4 hours
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
85730
Parietal Cell AB with Titer2622ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Parvovirus B19 IGM Antibodies*89482ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86747
Paternity Studies1call lab for instruction
Pentobarbital (Nembutal®), Serum*7003ml serum / Plain Red top tube / RTRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Not established
82205
pH, Body Fluid1ml body fluidRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
83986
pH, Stool1 gram StoolRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
83986
pH, Urine10ml urineRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
83986
Phenobarbital (Luminal®), Serum104511ml serum - Stability: Refrigerated: 1 month Frozen: 3 months80184
Phenobarbital (Luminal®), Free824924 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
82492
Phenytoin (Dilantin®), Free, Serum*31891 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 30 days
80186
Phenytoin (Dilantin®), Serum104611 mL serum
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 1 month
Frozen: up to 3 months
80185
Phospholipids, Serum*7171ml serum(refrigerated)/spin w/in 1 hr of collectionRoom temperature: 6 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 60 days
84311, 84999
Phosphorus, Serum104701ml serum free from hemolysis - Stability: Room Temperature: 8 hrs refrigerated: 1 week84100
Phosphorus, 24 hr Urine with creatinine71910ml aliquot of 24hr urine / collect urine with 6NHCLPreserved
Room temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: 3 months
Frozen: 6 months
82570, 84105
Phosphorus, Random Urine*169610ml Random urine / adjust PH to <3 with 6N HCLPreserved
Room temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: 6 months
Frozen: 6 months
82570, 84105
Pinworm Preparation7846Pinworm Paddle consisting of a clear plastic aptulaRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87172
Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1(PAI-1)113681 EDTA(lavender)or ACD(yellow) tube / RT Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
81400
Plasma Renin Activity105373ml frozen EDTA PlasmaRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
84244
Platelet Antibodies, Qualitative53412ml serum frozenRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
-20° C: 28 days
-70° C: 6 months
86022
Platelet Antibody, Direct flow Cytometry****50197ml EDTA whole Bld(RT)Room temperature: 6 days86023
Platelet Count120401EDTA(Lavender) TubeRoom temperature: 36 hours
Refrigerated: Not established
Frozen: Not established
85049
Pneumococcal Antibodies (Srept. Pneumoniae IGG ab) 14 serotype195642ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days
Porphobilinogen (PBG), Quantitative, 24-Hour Urine*72620 ml aliquot of 24hr / adjust the PH to 6-7Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days (pH: 6-7)
Frozen: 30 days (pH: 6-7)
84110
Porphobilinogen (PBG), Quantitative, Random Urine632910ml random urineRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84110
Porphyrins Fractionated, Quantitative, 24hr Urine72910ml urine from 24hr / collected in a 5gm NA+ carbonate containerRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84120
Potassium, Serum104811ml serum or Plasma(heparinized)
Refrigerated: 7 days
84132
Potassium, Random Urine with creatinine834710ml random urine / no preservativeRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84133, 82570
Potassium, 24hr Urine73410ml urine from 24hr coll / no preservativeRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
82570, 84133
Prealbumin107501ml serum
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 2 months
84134
Pregnancy Test, Serum (qual)10370See HCG
Pregnancy Test, Urine10371See HCG
Primidone (Mysoline®), Serum ( includes phenobarbital)7511ml Serum / RT / Red top tube (no gel)Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
80184, 80188
Procainamide (Pronestyl®), Serum***7431ml Serum / RT / Red top tube (no gel)Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
80192
Progesterone7451ml serum / Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
Frozen: 28 days
Do not add on Progesterone testing to a barrier gel specimen older than 72 hours
84144
Proinsulin7601ml frozen serum / over night fastingSerum:
Room temperature: 1 day Refrigerated: 3 days Frozen: 6 months
Plasma: Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 5 days Frozen: 4 weeks
84206
Prolactin, Serum7461ml Serum / overnight fasting preferredRoom temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
Frozen: 28 days
84146
Propoxyphene (Darvon®) Screen, Urine1075120mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year80101
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Total, Serum104911ml Serum
Refrigerated: 24 hrs
Frozen: 5 months
84152
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), Free and Total 313482ml Serum - Specimen Stability: Specimen should be refrigerated w/in 3 hrs
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 5 months
84153, 84154
Protein C Activity17771ml Plasma(lt. Blue), Frozen / PPPRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85303
Protein C Antigen49481ml Citrated PPP(frozen)Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85302
Protein Electrophoresis, 24-Hour Urine(UPEP)*75010ml urine from 24hr collRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
82570, 84156, 84166
Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine(UPEP)852510 ml UrineRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
82570, 84156, 84166
Protein Electrophoresis, Serum (SPEP)*7471ml serumRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84155, 84165
Protein S Activity17791ml Citrated PPP(frozen)Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen -20° C: 30 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
85306
Protein, Total, Random Urine1071010 mL urine from a well-mixed random collection - no preservative
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 1 month
84157
Protein, Total, Quantitative, 24-Hour Urine1072010 mL urine aliquot from a well-mixed, 24-hour collection - no preservative
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 30 days
84156
Protein, Total, Serum107111ml serum/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 1 month
84155
Prothrombin Antibodies, IgG and IgM112651ml frozen Citrated PPPRoom temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 21 days
86849 (X2)
Prothrombin Time (PT) with INR12500One full unopened 3.2% sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube
Room temperature: 24 hours

85610
Protoporphyrin, Zinc (Zinc Protoporphyrine / ZPP)9482ml whole bld(EDTA tube) protect from lightRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
84202
Pyruvic Acid, Blood7653ml EDTA whole blood mixed with 2 ml PerchloricRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 90 days
84210
Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii) Antibodies (IgG, IGM) with Titers 370711ml serum / RefrigeratedRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86638 (x8)
Quinidine, Serum7661ml serum / plain red tube (no gel)Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Not established
80194
Quest Assure D 25 Hydroxvitamin D (D2,D3)928880.5 ml serumRoom temperature: 21 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 21 days
82306
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test With Reflex to7991ml SerumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86592, (86593-Titer)
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test105111ml Serum86592
Rapamycin-Sirolimus367122ml EDTA whole bld(refr) / draw 1 hr prior to next dosageRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
80195
Red Blood Cell (RBC) Count12050Whole blood full EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 2 days
85041
Reducing Substance, Urine168810 ml Urine / RefrigeratedRoom temperature: 72 hours preserved specimen
Refrigerated: 24 hours unpreserved pediatric specimen
81005
Reducing Substance Fece502210gram Fresh Stool / Frozen Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 60 days
84376
Renal Function Panel100802 mL serum
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 28 days
80069
Renin (Plasma Renin Activity, LC,MS,MS)168462ml frozen EDTA plasmaRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
84244
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) AG by EIA84673-4ml nasopharyngeal wash in VCM medium(green Cap or equivalent) tube or87807
Reticulin Antibodies, IGG with reflex to titer165301ml SerumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Reticulin Antibodies, IGA with reflex to titer375201ml serumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Reticulocyte Count7935ml EDTA whole Bld.Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: Not established
Frozen: Not established
85045
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Factor,( RF)105001ml Serum/ Room temperature: 1 day
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 90 days
86431
Ribosomal P Antibody342831ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Rotovirus Antigen Detect706Stool Spec or Rectal swab collected Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen -20° C: Indefinitely
Frozen -70° C: Indefinitely
87425
Rubella Antibodies, IgG (Rubella Immune Status)8021ml SerumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86762
Rubella Antibody, IgM44221ml SerumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86762
Rubeola Antibodies, IgG964SEE Measles AB, IGGRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
Rubeola Antibodies, IgM34256SEE Measles AB, IGMRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
Salicylate, Serum*8052ml Serum / no gel / collect just prior to next doseRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days
80196
Salmonella Total Antibodies, EIA105821ml SerumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86768 x 5
Scleroderma Antibodies(SCL-70)49421ml SerumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235
Sedimentation Rate, Westergren12530Whole blood: Full EDTA (lavender-top) tube / Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
85652
Serotonin, Whole Blood*818Call Lab for collection instructionsRoom temperature: Frozen only
Refrigerated: Frozen only
Frozen: 6 weeks
84260
SGOT(AST)102401ml Serum / Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 1 day Refrigerated 4 weeks frozen 1 year84450
SGPT(ALT)102211ml Serum or Plasma(EDTA) free from hemolysis/
Serum - Refrigerated: 3 days
Plasma - Room Temp or Refrigerated: 7 days
84460
Shiga Toxins, EIA W/ Reflex to E Coli O157, Culture302641 gram or 1 mL stool in Cary-Blair transport stool culture transport medium / Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
87427
Sickle Cell Screen*8251 EDTA(lavender) Tube / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
-20° C: Not established
-70° C: Not established
85660
Sjogren's Antibodies(Anti-SSA / Anti-SSB)78321ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235(x2)
SM and SM/RNP Antibodies74481ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86235(x2)
Smooth Muscle Antibody w/refl to Titer2631ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86255
Sodium, Random Urine with creatinine851410ml Urine / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
84300, 82570
Sodium, Serum105191ml Serum/ Serum or plasma
Refrigerated: 7 days
84295
Specific Gravity, Urine1052110 mL urine - Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line, preservative tube)/ Room temperature: 72 hours preserved specimen
Refrigerated: 24 hours unpreserved pediatric specimen
81003
St Louis Encephalitis Virus Antibodies, IgG, IGM349821ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86653 (X2)
Streptococcus Screen, Rapid13500Throat Swab87430
Streptococcus Group B Culture (Group B strept)16081Obtain one/ two swabs using either a red cap, Amies liquid transport swab or blue cap, Amies gel swab of the vaginal introitus and the anorectum as recommended by CDC.
Room temperature: 48 hours Refrigerated: 48 hours Frozen: Unacceptable
87081
Streptococcus Pneumoniae IGG AB (14 Serotype), MAID195641 ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days
86317 (X14)
stretococcus Pneumoniae IGG AB (7 Serotypes), MAID195631 ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 90 days
86317 (X7)
Stool Culture, Comprehensive (salmonella and Shigella)10019SEE Culture, StoolStool or swab in Cary-Blair
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Streptozyme Screen154141ml SerumRoom temperature: 2 hours for CSF - not established for serum
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 7 days
86403
Striated AB Titer362101ml SerumRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20° C: 30 days
Frozen -70° C: Indefinite
86256
Stool Culture, Vibrio Only----Stool submitted in Cary-Blair stool culture transport medium/ Stool or swab in Cary-Blair
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
Swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Stool Culture, Yersinia Only-----Stool collected in Cary-Blair stool culture transport medium/ Stool or swab in Cary-Blair
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
Swab in Amies
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Susceptibility Aerobic Organism1614087184
Susceptibility Anaerobic Organism87186
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)30790Serum or Plasma(Heparinized) Room Temperature: 8 hrs, Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: 28 days87186
T and B Cells, Total395881 5ml whole blood EDTA / Room TemperatureRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable
86355, 86359
T Pallidium AB by MHA6532ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86780
T3 Uptake105801ml Serum/ SST or Plasma/ Room temperature: 12 hrs
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84479
T4(Thyroxine), Total105501ml Serum/ SST or Plasma/ Room temperature: 12 hrs
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84436
Tay-Sachs Mut. Analysis909035ml whole blood EDTA / RTRoom temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
81255
TA90 (Melanoma-Associated Antigen)Immune Complex*155241ml Serum(RTT)Refr. /Plain Red/ centrifuge w/in 1hr86294
Tegretol, Serum (Carbamazepine)10291See Carbamazepine-------
Testosterone, Free (Direct), Serum (With Total Testosterone361701ml Serum or Plasma(Heparinized) Room Temperature: 8 hrs. Refrigerated: 48hrs.84402, 84403
Testosterone, Total, Serum105301ml Serum or Plasma(Heparinized) Room Temperature: 8 hrs. Refrigerated: 48hrs.84403
Tetanus Antitoxoid48621ml SerumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86774
Theophylline, Serum8781ml Serum
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 90 days
80198
THC, Urine1028220mls Urine sample collected in a plastic(Polypropylene, Polycarbonate or Polyethelyne) container. Room Temperature: 7days, Frozen: 1 year
Thyroglobulin Panel (Thyroglobulin, Thyroglobulin Abs)302782ml SerumRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
86800, 84432
Thyroglobulin, Antibody2671ml Serum/Room temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrsdays
Frozen: 28 days
86800
Thyroid Panel(T4, Total, T3uptake, Free thyroxin index)101011ml Serum/ Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84436, 84479
Thyroid Panel With TSH101021ml Serum84436, 84443, 84479
Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) Antibodies50811ml Serum/Room temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrsdays
Frozen: 28 days
86376
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)105921ml Serum/ Room temperature: 8 hrs.
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
84443
Thyroxine (T4), Total105501ml Serum/ SST or Plasma/ Room temperature: 12 hrs
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84436
Thyroxine (T4) Free, Serum107301ml Serum/Room temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrsdays
Frozen: 28 days
84439
Thyroxine-Binding Inhibitory Immunoglobulin(TBII)57381ml Serum RefrigeratedRoom temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83519
Thyroxine-Binding Globulin (TBG), Serum**8701ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84442
Tobramycin (Nebcin®), Serum, Peak108101 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Plastic screw-cap vial/ Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days
80200
Tobramycin (Nebcin®), Serum, Trough108011 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)/ Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 month
80200
Topiramate (Topamax®), Serum309651ml Serum / Plain Red / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
80201
Toxoplasma Antibodies, IgG36791ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86777
Toxoplasma Antibodies, IgM372071ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86778
Toxoplasma Antibodies, IGG, IGM86361ml Serum/ Plastic screw-cap vial/ Room Temperature86777, 86778
Total Protein, Serum10711See Protein, Total-------
Transferrin107601ml Serum
Specimen Stability:
Frozen: 40 days
84466
Trazodone (Desyrel®), Serum*47321ml Serum / Plain red / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days
80299
Tricyclic Antidepressants Panel (3)151283ml Serum / Plain Red / RTRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: Not established
80152, 80166, 80174
Triglycerides105611ml Serum
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 90 days
84478
Tri-iodothyronine (T3), Total105711ml Serum or Plasma(heparinized)/ Room temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrs
84480
Tri-iodothyronine (T3), Free, Serum107401ml Serum/Room temperature: 8 hrs
Refrigerated: 48 hrsdays
Frozen: 28 days
84481
Tri-iodothyronine(T3), Reverse9671ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84482
Troponin I108801 mL serum/ Room temperature: 2 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hrs
Frozen: 6 months
84484
Trypsin303291ml Serum / Plain red / Refrigerated.Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
83519
Tryptophan9592ml Frozen Plasma / NA+ Heparin or EDTA / overnight fastingRoom temperature: Unstable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
82131
TSI(Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin)305511ml Serum / RefrigeratedRoom temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 60 days
84445
Tissue Transglutaminase(tTG)Antibody, IGA**88211ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Tissue Transglutaminase(tTG)Antibody, IGG**110701ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
83516
Typhus Fever (Rickettsia Antibodies), IGG & IGM w/ reflex to titer375031ml Serum / RTRRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
86757X2
Tyrosine*9022ml Plasma(Na Heparine) or EDTA / FrozenRoom temperature: Unstable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84510
Urea Nitrogen w/o creatinine, 24-Hour Urine*97310ml Urine from a 24hrRoom temperature (unpreserved): 24 hours (including collection time)
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 15 months
84540
Urea Nitrogen(BUN), Serum102601ml Serum/ Serum and plasma free from Plasma
Room temperature: 24 hrs
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 90 days
84520
Uric Acid, Body Fluidbody fluidsRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
84560
Uric Acid, Serum106011ml Serum or heparinized Plasma
Refrigerated: 3-5 days
Frozen: 6 months
84550
Urinalysis, Complete (With Microscopic Examination)1301010 mL urine - Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line, preservative tube)/ Yellow-top, blue fill line urinalysis transport tube/ Room temperature: 72 hours preserved specimen
Refrigerated: 24 hours unpreserved pediatric specimen
81001
Urinalysis, Complete with reflex to C&S1302012ml Urine and 1 Gray top tube81001
Urinalysis W / Reflex to Microscopic1300010 mL urine - Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line, preservative tube)/ Yellow-top, blue fill line urinalysis transport tube/ Room temperature: 72 hours preserved specimen
Refrigerated: 24 hours unpreserved pediatric specimen
Valproic Acid (Depakene®), Serum106511 mL serum or Plasma(Heparinized)
Specimen must transported at 2-8oC
Frozen: 1 Year
80164
Vancomycin (Vancocin®), Serum, Peak107901 mL serum or Plasma(heparinized)
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 30 days
80202
Vancomycin (Vancocin®), Serum, Trough107801 mL serum or Plasma(heparinized)
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 30 days
80202
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), 24hr Urine w.creatinine3951710ml 24hr Urine(PH<3.0) / collected with 6N HClRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
84585, 82570
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), 24hr Urine without creatinine93420ml urine / PH adjusted to <3.0 using 6N HClRoom temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
84585
VAP Cholestrol Test102705 ml serum / SST (10-12)hrs fasting for Trig.Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20° C: 14 days
Frozen -70° C: 1 year
83701, 84478
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies, IgM86831ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86787
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies, IgG44391ml Serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86787
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies, IgG and IGG341281ml serum / RTRoom temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86787 (X2)
Venipuncture100
Vitamin A(Retinol)*9212ml serum wraped in foil / RefrigeratedRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year
36415
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), Plasma*903533ml Frozen Plasma(EDTA) / protect from lightRoom temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 30 days
84590
Vitamin B12100301 mL serum/ Room temperature: 8 hrs.
Rrefrigerated: 24 hrs
Frozen: 28 days
84425
Vitamin B12 and Folates10020See B12 and Folate specimen type and handeling82607
Vitamin B6, Plasma*9261ml Frozen Plasma(EDTA) / Protect from Light Room temperature: 6 hours
Refrigerated: 12 hours
Frozen -20°: 6 days
Frozen -70°: 42 days
82607, 82746
Vitamin C, Serum9292ml frozen serum / overnight fasting is preferredRoom temperature: 6 hours
Refrigerated: 12 hours
Frozen -20°: 6 days
Frozen -70°: 42 days
82180
Vitamin D, 1,25 Dihydroxy16558See 1,25 Dihydroxy Vit DRoom temperature: 28 days
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 28 days
82652
Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy100350.8 mL serum/ Room temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 12 months
82306
Vitamin E, Serum*9312ml Serum / protect from light / refrigeratedRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year
84446
von Willebrand Factor (VWF) Antigen109241ml frozen PPP Citrated Plasm / fasting preferreRoom temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 21 daysd
85246
W
White Blood Cell (WBC) Count12060Whole blood from a full EDTA (lavender-top) tube/ Room temperature: 48 hours85048
White Blood Cells (WBC), Stool120611gram Stool89055
West Nile Virus Antibodies (IGG, IGM), serum365961 ml serum / Refrigerated Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
86788, 86789
Wet Prep and KOH14001Vaginal Swab87210
Xylose(d-Xylose absorption), Fasting (B)11984ml whole bld / collected in NA+ flourideRoom temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
84620
ZAP-70160005ml EDTA whole BloodRoom temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable
88184, 88185, 88187
Zinc, Plasma9451ml Plasma Collected in Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 30 days
84630
Zinc, Random Urine1038307ml second void UrineRoom temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 30 days
84630
Amylase, Serum10231 1ml serum free from hemolysis
Refrigerated: several weeks
Frozen: indefintely
82150