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COOMBS’, DIRECT; DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST (DAT)

SPECIMEN: 5 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: ACD-A OR ACD-B (YELLOW-TOP) TUBE; LAVENDER–TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT (CBC) WITH DIFFERENTIAL

SPECIMEN: 2ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 ML; INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER TUBE IS FILLED AT TIME OF COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

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.

ARACHIDONIC ACID/EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID (AA/EAP)

SPECIMEN: 3 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FROZEN; INVERT THE LAVENDER TOP EDTA TUBE 10 TIMES TO MIX THE EDTA WITH THE BLOOD. CENTRIFUGE IMMEDIATELY FOR 15 MINUTES. THE …

AMMONIA

SPECIMEN:1 ML FROZEN PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: FREEZE; AMMONIA IS STABLE FOR SEVERAL DAYS AT -20°C. CAUTION: BLOOD AMMONIA INCREASES RAPIDLY AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. PATIENT SHOULD BE FASTING 12 TO 14 HOURS TO 

ALPHA-THALASSEMIA

SPECIMEN: 9 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE OR REFRIGERATE…

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…