HEPATITIS PANEL, ACUTE

SPECIMEN: 4 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

HEPATITIS C VIRUS (HCV), QUANT, RNA, PCR

SPECIMEN: 4.5 ML PLASMA OR SERUM, FROZEN

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3.3 ML

CONTAINER: PPTTM OR SCREW CAP POLYPROPYLENE FREEZER TRANSPORT TUBE

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; SPECIMEN CAN BE COLLECTED IN PPTTM,SERUM (SST) / TIGER-TOP TUBE ,OR LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE. CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN WITHIN SIX …

HEPATITIS C VIRUS (HCV) ANTIBODY W/ REFLEX TO RIBA

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

HEPATITIS C VIRUS ANTIBODY

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SEPARATE SERUM OR PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 45 MINUTES OF COLLECTION.

HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN

SPECIMEN: 3.5 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SEPARATE SERUM OR PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 45 MINUTES OF COLLECTION.

HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIBODY

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SEPARATE SERUM OR PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 45 MINUTES OF COLLECTION.

HEPATITIS A ANTIBODY, IGM

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SEPARATE SERUM OR PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 45 MINUTES OF COLLECTION.

GENITAL CULTURE, ROUTINE

SPECIMEN: 1ML BODY FLUID

CONTAINER TYPE: CULTURE SWAB

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE

SPECIMEN: SWAB OF VAGINA, CERVIX, DISCHARGE, ASPIRATED ENDOCERVICAL, ENDOMETRIAL, PROSTATIC FLUID, OR URETHRAL DISCHARGE. USE SWAB TO INOCULATE JEMBEC FOR TRANSPORT TO THE LABORATORY AND …

FUNGUS (MYCOLOGY) CULTURE

SPECIMEN: 1ML; BODY FLUID

CONTAINER TYPE: STERILE CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE

 

SPECIMEN: 0.5ML; TISSUE

CONTAINER TYPE: STERILE CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE

 

SPECIMEN: 1ML; SWAB

CONTAINER TYPE: SWAB

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

DIFFERENTIAL AND TOTAL WBC 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; STABLE FOR 2 DAYS.…