PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

PROTEIN C 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 AT 1500 …

PLATELET COUNT

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…

PATHOLOGY: TISSUE BIOPSY

SPECIMEN: SELECTED TISSUE SAMPLE REMOVED

TUBE TYPE: PLASTIC CONTAINER CONTAINING 10% NEUTRAL BUFFERED FORMALIN

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; EACH SAMPLE MUST BE LABELED WITH THE SITE OF REMOVAL (FOR EXAMPLE: LEFT SHOULDER, RIGHT LOWER ARM, LEFT HAND-THUMB).

PATHOLOGY: PROSTATE BIOPSY

SPECIMEN: SELECTED TISSUE SAMPLE REMOVED

TUBE TYPE: PLASTIC CONTAINER CONTAINING 10% NEUTRAL BUFFERED FORMALIN

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; EACH SAMPLE MUST BE LABELED WITH THE SITE OF REMOVAL (FOR EXAMPLE: RIGHT LATERAL, MID LATERAL, LEFT LATERAL)

PARATHYROID HORMONE (PTH) WITH CALCIUM

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML PLASMA AND 0.5 ML SERUM.

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

PARATHYROID HORMONE (PTH) INTACT

SPECIMEN: 1.5 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.7 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

JAK2 V617F MUTATION QUANTITATIVE

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

JAK2 V617F MUTAT. QUAL., LEUMETA W. REFL. TO EXONS 12, 13 + REFL. TO MPL W515, S505

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

IMMUNOFIXATION, URINE RANDOM

SPECIMEN: 20 ML 24-HOUR URINE RANDOM

CONTAINER TYPE: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATED…