HEREDITARY PROSTATE CANCER

SPECIMEN: 1 BUCCAL SWAB

CONTAINER: Puritan Dry Transport system. 25-3606-U BT / Puritan Sterile Foam Tipped Applicator 25-1506-1PF TT

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE. AFTER SWABBING EACH CHEEK RETURN THE SWABS TO THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGING. MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE TWO UNIQUE PATIENT …

HEREDITARY COLORECTAL / LYNCH SYNDROME

SPECIMEN: 1 BUCCAL SWAB

CONTAINER: Puritan Dry Transport system. 25-3606-U BT / Puritan Sterile Foam Tipped Applicator 25-1506-1PF TT

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE. AFTER SWABBING EACH CHEEK RETURN THE SWABS TO THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGING. MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE TWO UNIQUE PATIENT …

HEREDITARY PAN CANCER

SPECIMEN: 1 BUCCAL SWAB

CONTAINER: Puritan Dry Transport system. 25-3606-U BT / Puritan Sterile Foam Tipped Applicator 25-1506-1PF TT

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE. AFTER SWABBING EACH CHEEK RETURN THE SWABS TO THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGING. MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE TWO UNIQUE PATIENT …

HEREDITARY BREAST CANCER

SPECIMEN: 1 BUCCAL SWAB

CONTAINER: Puritan Dry Transport system. 25-3606-U BT / Puritan Sterile Foam Tipped Applicator 25-1506-1PF TT

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE. AFTER SWABBING EACH CHEEK RETURN THE SWABS TO THEIR ORIGINAL PACKAGING. MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE TWO UNIQUE PATIENT …

WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT (WBC)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE; INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

SEDIMENTATION RATE, MODIFIED WESTERGREN

SPECIMEN: 2ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 MLS; INVERT TUBE IMMEDIATELY 8 TO 10 TIMES AT TIME OF COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

RED BLOOD CELL COUNT (RBC)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE

  • INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION.

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE.…

PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA), TOTAL +% FREE

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA), TOTAL

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

TUBE TYPE: SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE / TIGER TOP

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

PROTEIN S ANTIGEN

SPECIMEN: 1 ML FROZEN PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE (LIGHT BLUE-TOP) TUBE MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; DRAW BLOOD IN LIGHT BLUE-TOP TUBE CONTAINING 3.2% SODIUM CITRATE. MIX GENTLY BY INVERTING 3-4 TIMES. CENTRIFUGE 15

MINUTES …