ZINC

SPECIMEN: 2ML OF SERUM

TUBE TYPE: ROYAL BLUE-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.6 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SPIN AND SEPARATE WITHIN 2 HRS OF COLLECTION, PLACE SERUM INTO TRANSFER TUBE FOR PROCESSING.…

WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT (WBC)

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…

VITAMIN D, 25-HYDROXY

SPECIMEN: 0.5 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VITAMIN B12 AND FOLATE

SPECIMEN: 1.5 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.6 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VITAMIN B12

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

VIRAL CULTURE, RAPID, LESION; HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS CULTURE WITH REFLEX TYPING

SPECIMEN:

VESICLE, LESION FLUID, SCRAPINGS OR SWAB FROM THE BASE OF THE LESION IN V-C- M MEDIUM (GREEN-CAP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT.

• 2 ML OF CSF IN STERILE TUBE OR V-C- M MEDIUM (GREEN-CAP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT.

VIRAL CULTURE, RAPID, LESION; HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS CULTURE

SPECIMEN:

VESICLE, LESION FLUID, SCRAPINGS OR SWAB FROM THE BASE OF THE LESION IN V-C- M MEDIUM (GREEN-CAP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT.

• 2 ML OF CSF IN STERILE TUBE OR V-C- M MEDIUM (GREEN-CAP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT.

VARICELLA-ZOSTER V AB, IGM

SPECIMEN: 1 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

VARICELLA-ZOSTER V AB, IGG

SPECIMEN: 0.5 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

TROPONIN I

SPECIMEN: 0.8 ML SERUM

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

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…