LUMINUS BLADDER | 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

LUMINUS PROSTATE | 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

ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY TEST

SPECIMEN: One E-Swab

CONTAINER: One E-Swab in Amies Solution

TRANSPORT: Room Temperature…

PATHDNA™ | URINARY TRACT INFECTION (UTI)

SPECIMEN: 4 ML RANDOM, CLEAN CATCH, MIDSTREAM URINE COLLECTION

CONTAINER: GRAY TOP URINE CULTURE TRANSPORT TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE-PRESERVED. SUBMIT IMMEDIATELY

THIS PANEL INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING PATHOGENS:

  • Enterococcus faecalis
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Acinetobacter baumannii
  • Citrobacter freundii/braakii

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…

PATHOLOGY: KIDNEY STONE

SPECIMEN: STONE(S) OR FILTERED MATERIAL OR DRY KIDNEY STONE

TUBE TYPE: PLASTIC CONTAINER

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; WRITE ON THE REQUISITION HOW THE SAMPLE WAS OBTAINED (SURGICALLY REMOVED OR THROUGH URINE PASS) AND THE TIME OF COLLECTION.

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.

IMMUNOFIXATION, URINE RANDOM

SPECIMEN: 20 ML 24-HOUR URINE RANDOM

CONTAINER TYPE: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATED…

IFE + PE, PROTEIN TOT., 24 HR. URINE (IMMUNOFIXATION & PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS)

SPECIMEN: 25 ML 24-HOUR URINE, NO PRESERVATIVE

TUBE TYPE: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…