LUMINUS HEAD & NECK | SOMATIC CANCER PROFILE

SPECIMEN: SOMATIC TISSUE

CONTAINER TYPE: SEE TRANSPORT

VOLUME: SEE TRANSPORT

TRANSPORT:

  • OPTION 1:
    A FORMALIN FIXED, PARAFFIN EMBEDDED (FFPE) BLOCK
    CONTAINING THE PATIENT’S TUMOR TISSUE.
    (PLEASE INCLUDE ADDRESS FOR RETURNING THE BLOCK.)OR
  • OPTION 2:
    ONE H&E STAINED 10 MICRON SLIDE

PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME (PTT) ACTIVATED

SPECIMEN: 4.5 ML, 2.7 ML, 1.8ML OF PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: BLUE- TOP (SODIUM CITRATE) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 90% OF FULL DRAW

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SPECIMENS ARE STABLE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR UP TO 24 HOURS.…

OPIATES

SPECIMEN: 5 ML URINE

CONTAINER: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

METHADONE

SPECIMEN: 5 ML URINE

CONTAINER: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

METABOLIC PANEL (8), BASIC (BMP)

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; PATIENT SHOULD FAST 12 HOURS PRECEDING COLLECTION.

ABO GROUPING AND RH°(D) TYPING

SPECIMEN: 5 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; STABLE FOR UP TO 72 HOURS…

ABO GROUPING

SPECIMEN: 4 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; STABLE FOR UP TO 72 HOURS…