These tests involve molecular based testing methods.

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 …

GROUP B STREP COLONIZATION DETECTION CULTURE/ DNA PROBE

SPECIMEN: SWAB OF VAGINAL AND RECTAL SPECIMEN

VOLUME: TWO SWABS

CONTAINER: BACTERIAL SWAB TRANSPORT

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE; SUBMIT SPECIMEN WITHIN 72 HOURS

BRAF

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

BCR-ABL1 KINASE DOMAIN MUTATION, 35-NUCLEOTIDE INSERTION

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE

SHIP SPECIMEN IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT SPECIMEN STABILITY OF 72 HOURS.

BCR-ABL1 GENE REARRANGEMENT, QUANTITATIVE, PCR W/REFLEX TO SUBTYPE

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE

SHIP SPECIMEN IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT SPECIMEN STABILITY OF 72 HOURS.

BCR-ABL1 GENE REARRANGEMENT, QUANTITATIVE, PCR, CELL-BASED

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE

SHIP SPECIMEN IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT SPECIMEN STABILITY OF 72 HOURS.

ABL T3151 MUTATION IN CML, CELL-BASED

SPECIMEN: WHOLE BLOOD 6 ML

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; SHIP SPECIMEN IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT SPECIMEN STABILITY OF 72 HOURS…

ABL KINASE DOMAIN MUTATION IN CML, CELL-BASED

SPECIMEN: BONE MARROW 1-3 ML (PREFERRED), OR WHOLE BLOOD 6 ML
TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE
MINIMUM VOLUME:

  • BONE MARROW: 1 ML
  • WHOLE BLOOD: 4 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE;  SHIP SPECIMEN IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT SPECIMEN STABILITY OF 72 HOURS…