These tests require a blood sample and involve the clinical chemistry of a processed sample.

AFP, (A-FETOPROTEIN) TUMOR MARKER

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

ACTIN (SMOOTH MUSCLE) AB, (ASMA)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: MAINTAIN SPECIMEN AT ROOM TEMPERATURE NO LONGER THAN EIGHT HOURS. SAMPLE CAN BE REFRIGERATED FOR 48 …

ACTH (ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE)

SPECIMEN: 3 ML EDTA PLASMA, FROZEN

TUBE TYPE: PURPLE TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: AFTER VENIPUNCTURE, IMMEDIATELY IMMERSE THE TUBES IN AN ICE BATH. SEPARATE PLASMA FROM CELLS BY CENTRIFUGATION. TRANSFER THE PLASMA …

24-HOUR URINE, PROTEIN, TOTAL QUANTITATIVE

SPECIMEN: 50 ML 24-HOUR RANDOM URINE

CONTAINER TYPE: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

VOLUME: 50 ML ALIQUOT OF ENTIRE COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; INSTRUCT THE PATIENT TO VOID AT 8 AM AND DISCARD THE SPECIMEN. THEN COLLECT ALL THE URINE, INCLUDING THE …

24-HOUR URINE, CYSTINE, QUANTITATIVE

SPECIMEN: 50 ML 24-HOUR RANDOM URINE

CONTAINER TYPE: URINE TRANSPORT CONTAINER

METHOD OF COLLECTION: PLASTIC 24-HOUR URINE CONTAINER  WITH 30 ML 6 N HCL PRESERVATIVE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 ML ALIQUOT

TRANSPORT: FROZEN THE REQUEST FORM MUST STATE DATE AND TIME …