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A.M.A. BASIC MET

Test Code: 903
CPT: 80048
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



ACETAMINOPHEN

Test Code: 1383
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube just before next dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



ACETAMINOPHEN URINE

Test Code: 3065QN
CPT: 80101
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 10ml random urine in a plastic, leak-proof, urine container. Refrigerate specimen.



ACETAZOLAMIDE, BLOOD

Test Code: 384
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender-top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Avoid hemolysis. Freeze tube immediately.



ACETONE (KETONE)

Test Code: 1537
CPT: 82010
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Lavender Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Store specimen refrigerate.



ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR BINDING AUTOABS

Test Code: 198
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Autoabs

Test Code: 297
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Acetylcholine Receptor Modulating Antibody

Test Code: 529
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ACID-FAST CULTURE

Test Code: 2070
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Primary specimens from any source, other than blood, should be submitted in a sterile, leak-proof container. Store specimen refrigerated.



ACT.PROT.C RES.

Test Code: 1747
CPT: 85307
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Centrifuge transfer tube again. Aliquot plasma into a new plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



ACTH STIMULATION, 3 SPECIMENS

Test Code: 368
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED x 3
Alternative Specimen: SST x 3
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Draw baseline specimen before ACTH administration. Administer 250 mcg Cortrosyn by rapid IV push. Draw specimens 30 and 60 minutes after ACTH administration.Clearly mark time drawn on all tubes. Allow tubes to clot. Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into 3 separate sterile, plastic transfer tubes. Store specimen at room temp.



ACTH, PLASMA

Test Code: 61
CPT: 82024
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender-top tube, between the hours of 7AM-10AM.Gently invert to mix. Immediately immerse tube in an ice bath. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Actin Antibody IgG (Smooth Muscle)

Test Code: 487
CPT: 83516
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ACUTE HEP PANEL

Test Code: 1169
CPT: 87340, 86803
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: HEP A IGM, HEP B CORE IGM, HEP B SURFACE ANTIGEN, HEP C AB Submit 1SST tube or 1 Plain, red-top tube . Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Acylcarnitine Quantitative, Plasma

Test Code: 2755SL
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEP TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen immediately. Aliquot plasma into a plastic, leakproof transport tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



ADIPONECTIN

Test Code: 2584QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ADRENAL ANTIBODY

Test Code: 1170
CPT: 86255
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AEROBIC BACTERIA, CULTURE W/GRAM STAIN

Test Code: 2671MD
CPT: 87071, 81003, 82570, 83986, G0431
Preferred Specimen: CULTURE SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit a Culturette Swab. Indicate source on swab and on requisition. Maintain specimen at room temperature.



AFB CUL&SM,SPU/U

Test Code: 480
CPT: 87015, 87206, 87116
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit specimen in sterile leak proof container. Indicate source on requisition and specimen. Refrigerate specimen.



ALA, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 79
CPT: 82135
Preferred Specimen: 24 HR URINE
Alternative Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Submit an entire 24-hour urine container or 10 ml of random urine in a sterile, leak-proof container. Collect 24-hour urine specimen with 30 ml 6N HCL at start of collection. Instruct patient to refrigerate specimen during collection. Record total volume on container and requisition. Indicate on requistion whether 24-hour or random urine specimen.



ALBUMIN

Test Code: 43
CPT: 82040
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alcohol (Ethanol) Serum/Whole Blood

Test Code: 769
CPT: 82055
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: GREY TOP
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube or 1 Grey Sodium Fluoride tube. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. DO NOT PREPARE VENIPUNCTURE SITE WITH ALCOHOL SWAB, USE IODINE PREP PAD. Refrigerate specimen.



Alcohol Metabolites with Confirmation, Urine

Test Code: 3135QN
CPT: 83788
Preferred Specimen:
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp:
Min-vol:
Memo:



ALCOHOL, ETHYL, QN, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 471
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: Collect 20ml random urine in a plastic leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Refrigerate specimen.



ALDOLASE, SERUM

Test Code: 46
CPT: 82085
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST-top tube or 1 Plain, Red top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Aldosterone

Test Code: 2982MD
CPT: 82008
Preferred Specimen: Lavender
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS: PATIENT SHOULD BE STANDING OR UPRIGHT FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO DRAW. Collect 1 Full, Lavender-top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge tube immediately after draw. Aliquot plasma into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately. Serum samples or specimens not received frozen will be rejected.



Aldosterone, 24 Hr. Urine

Test Code: 65
CPT: 82088
Preferred Specimen: 24 HR URINE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit an entire 24-hour urine collection in a urine container. Collect urine with 10g boric acid preservative at start of collection. Record total volume on container and requisition and refrigerate.



ALDOSTERONE/PLASMA RENIN ACTIVITY RATIO, LC/MS/MS

Test Code: 1450
CPT: 82088, 84224
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately



ALK.PHOS, SERUM

Test Code: 47
CPT: 84075
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST-top tube or 1 Plain, Red top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alkaline Phosphatase Fractionation

Test Code: 2077
CPT: 84075, 84078
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes

Test Code: 1374
CPT: 84080, 84075
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube from a patient that has been fasting at least 12 hours.. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific

Test Code: 1262
CPT: 84080
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Allergen-Cephalosporium acremonium IgE (Cephalosporin)

Test Code: 3183SP
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



Allergen-Shrimp IgG

Test Code: 2476QN
CPT: 86001
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ALLERGY-STINGING INSECT PROFILE + TOTAL IGE

Test Code: 2440QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4ml
Memo: INCLUDES: YELLOW JACKET, HONEY BEE, WHITE-FACED HORNET, PAPER WASP, YELLOW HORNET. Collecct 1 Plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof container. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alpha Subunit

Test Code: 2450SL
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Alpha-1 Antitrypsin, Quan.

Test Code: 48
CPT: 82103
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) Phenotype

Test Code: 1946
CPT: 82104
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Stool

Test Code: 3108QN
CPT: 82103
Preferred Specimen: Sterile Container
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 10 g
Memo: Collect 10 grams of stool in a sterile, leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Freeze specimen immediately.



ALPHA-2-MACROGLOBULIN

Test Code: 2589QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) and AFP-L3

Test Code: 2495QN
CPT: 82107
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Alpha-FetoProtein (AFP) Maternal, 2.0 MOM

Test Code: 758
CPT: 82105
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Must include: Gestational age, LMP, Weight, Race, Insulin dependent, Diabetes Status & Multiple Fetuses.



Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tumor Marker

Test Code: 2197
CPT: 84403
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN QUAD SCREEN, 2.5 MOM

Test Code: 1184
CPT: 82677, 84702, 86336, 82105
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated. Must include: Gestational age, LMP, Weight, Race, Insulin dependent, Diabetes Status & Multiple Fetuese.



Alpha-Fetoprotein Triple Marker Screen, 2.0 MOM

Test Code: 759
CPT: 82105, 82677, 84702
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Must include: Gestational age, LMP, Weight, Race, Insulin dependent, Diabetes Status & Multiple Fetuses.



ALPHA-THALASSEMIA

Test Code: 2470LC
CPT: 81257
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: YELLOW TOP (ACD) TUBE
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender top-tube or 1 Yellow ACD tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen at room temperature.



Alprazolam & Metabolite Quant, Urine

Test Code: 8059T
CPT: 80154
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 20 ml
Memo: Collect 20ml random urine in a plastic, leak-proof, container. Refrigerate specimen.



ALT(SGPT),SERUM

Test Code: 269
CPT: 84460
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Aluminum, Whole Blood

Test Code: 1053
CPT: 82108
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue EDTA Trace Metal tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Refrigerate specimen. Green Top tubes are not acceptable.



AMIKACIN, PEAK

Test Code: 1081
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube 60 mintues after IM dose, 30 minutes after 30 IV dose or immedialtey after 60 minutes IV dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



AMIKACIN, TROUGH

Test Code: 1082
CPT: 80150
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube just before the next dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Amino Acid Analysis, LC/MS, Plasma

Test Code: 2065
CPT: 82139
Preferred Specimen: GREEN TOP(SODIUM HEPARIN) TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green top tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.mit 1 Lavender Top or 1 Green (Sodium Heparin) Top tube. Gently invert tube. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMINO ACIDS, URINE

Test Code: 2066
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 2ml random urine in a plastic, leak-proof container. DO NOT ADD PRESERVATIES. Include patient age and sex on requistion. Freeze specimen immediately.



Amiodarone

Test Code: 777
CPT: 82492
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



AMITRIPTYLINE(ELAVIL/ENDEP)

Test Code: 2887QN
CPT: 80152
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube or 1 Lavender top tube more than 12 hour after dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender tube to mix. Allow Red tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AMMONIA

Test Code: 2900MD
CPT: 82140
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: DO NOT USE TORNIQUET OR HAVE PATIENT CLINCH FIST DURING DRAW. REFRIGERATE CENTRIFUGE TUBES AT LEAST 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO DRAW. Patient should avoid smoking prior to draw. Collect 1 FULL Lavender-top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Place specimen on ice or in ice bath immediately after draw. Centrifuge tube in refrigerated tubes within 20 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. FREEZE specimen immediately. Test will not be performed is specimen is not received frozen.



AMOXICILLIN (c6), IGE

Test Code: 1775
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AMPHETAMINE SCREEN(QUAL), URINE

Test Code: 2683MD
CPT: 81003, 82570, 83986, G0431
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 20ml random urine in a plastic leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPHETAMINES, SERUM

Test Code: 1758
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPICILLIN (c5), IGE

Test Code: 1774
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AMPLISure Gastro Panel

Test Code: P2002MG
CPT: 87798
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: INCLUDES: CAMPYLOBACTER, CRYPTOSPORIDIUM, GIARDIA, NOROVIRUS GI/GII, ROTAVIRUS A, C. DIFFICILE, E. COLI O157, E. COLI STEC, E. COLI ETEC, SHIGELLA, SALMONELLA. Collect fresh stool in sterile, leak-proof container. Label specimen with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated. Specimen must arrive in laboratory within 24 hours of collection.



AMPLISure RVP

Test Code: P2004MG
CPT: 87633
Preferred Specimen: UTM SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: INCLUDES: INFLUENZA A H1, INFLUENZA A H3, INFLUENZA B, RSV A, RSV B, PARAINFLUENZA 1, PARAINFLUENZA 2, PARAINFLUENZA 3, RHINOVIRUS, ADENOVIRUS, HUMAN METAPNEUMOVIRUS. Submit 1 UTM-RT swab. Acceptable Specimen Source: Nasopharyngeal only. Label swab with patient's name and Date of Birth. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPLIType CYP2C19

Test Code: 1007MG
CPT: 81225
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPLIType CYP2D6

Test Code: 1005MG
CPT: 81226
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPLIType Factor II

Test Code: 1001MG
CPT: 81240
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPLIType Factor V

Test Code: 1002MG
CPT: 81241
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMPLIType MTHFR 677 & 1298

Test Code: P1002MG
CPT: 81291
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 full Lavender Top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE SPECIMEN. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



AMYLASE

Test Code: 51
CPT: 82150
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Amylase Isoenzymes

Test Code: 1280
CPT: 82150, 84999
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Amylase, Urine

Test Code: 52
CPT: 82150
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 5 ml of random urine in a sterile, leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



ANA Comprehensive Profile

Test Code: 3067MD
CPT: 86038, 86235, 86225
Preferred Specimen: SST x 4
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml per tube
Memo: Includes: Centromere B Antibody, Chromatin(Nucleosomal) Ab, dsDNA antibody, JO-1 IgG Autoantibodies, Scleroderma-70 Ab, Sjogren's(SS-A, SS-B) Antibodies, SM and SM/RNP Antibodies(ENA). Collect 4 Full SST tubes. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube(one transfer tube per SST tube). Store specimens Refrigerated.



ANA IFA Screen, with reflex to Titer/Pattern

Test Code: 3152MD
CPT: 86038
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: Plain Red
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 2 ML
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANA-CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE

Test Code: 2355MD
CPT: 86225, 86038, 86225
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANAchoice (R) Specific Abs Cascading Reflex

Test Code: 1446
CPT: 86038
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANAEROBIC CULTURE, BLOOD

Test Code: 712
CPT: 87040
Preferred Specimen: ANAEROBIC BLOOD CULTURE BOTTLE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 8-10 ml of whole blood in an anaerobic blood culture bottle. Label with patient's name. Indicate Draw site on the requisition. Store specimen at room temperature.



Anaplasma Phagocytophilum Abs. IgG/IgM (HGE)

Test Code: 1835
CPT: 86666
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANCA PROFILE(VASCULITIS PANEL)

Test Code: 1354
CPT: 86021, 86039
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: ANCA TOTAL AB, ANCA PATTERN, MIELOPEROXIDASE, PROTEINASE-3, ANA, ANA PATTERN Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minute). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANCHOVY(ENGRAULIS ENCRASICOLUS) IgE

Test Code: 2477QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Androstenedione, LCMS

Test Code: 2048
CPT: 82157
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



ANEMIA COMPREH

Test Code: 916
CPT: 83540
Preferred Specimen: SST & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3ml- SST 5ml- LAV
Memo: INCLUDES: IRON/TIBC, TRANSFERRIN SAT.% , CBC, RETIC, FERRITIN. Submit 1 SST tube and 1 Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow SST tube to clot(30 minutes). Gently invert Lavender top tube. Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Refrigerate specimen.



ANEMIA SCREEN

Test Code: 915
CPT: 83540
Preferred Specimen:
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp:
Min-vol:
Memo:



Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, Serum

Test Code: 519
CPT: 82164
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen at room temperature.



Anitbody Screen

Test Code: 54
CPT: 86850
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Submit 1 Plain Red Top tube or 1 Lavender Top tube. Gently invert Lavender-top tube to mix. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Refrigerate specimen.



ANTI-ENA(SM/RNP)

Test Code: 488
CPT: 86235
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTI-MICRO/PEROX

Test Code: 1903
CPT: 86376
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTI-SPERM AB

Test Code: 107
CPT: 89325
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTI-STREP EXOENZYME (STREPTOZYME)

Test Code: 746
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 Plain Red-Top Tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimens within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTIBODY ID PANEL

Test Code: 1923
CPT: 86870
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER X 2
Alternative Specimen: YELLOW TOP (ACD) TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Submit 2 Lavender Top tubes or 1 Yellow Top tube. Gently invert tubes. Refrigerate specimen.



Antimyeloperoxidase (MPO) Abs

Test Code: 2293
CPT: 83520
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTIMYOCARDIAL ABS, W/REFLEX TO TITER

Test Code: 2435QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID ANTIBODY PANEL

Test Code: P231
CPT: 86146, 86147, 86148
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE X 3
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: BETA-2-GLYCOPROTEIN(IGA, IGG, IGM), CARDIOLIPIN (IGA, IGG,IGM), PHOSPHATIDYLSERINE(IGG, IGM). Collect 3 Light Blue tubes. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Centrifuge tubes immediately. Aliquot plasma into 3 separate plastic, leak-proof transfer tubes. Store specimens refrigerated.



Antithrombin III Activity

Test Code: 565
CPT: 85300
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 light blue top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Immediately centrifuge tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube, centrifuge for a second time. Aliquot plasma into another plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



ANTITHROMBIN III ANTIGEN

Test Code: 433
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 light blue top tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



ApoE Genotype

Test Code: 2882CH
CPT: 81401
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender-top tube. Gently invert tube 10 times to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



Apolipoprotein A-1

Test Code: 3017CH
CPT: 82172
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting 12 to 14 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube 5 times. Allow SST specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes oof draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Apolipoprotein A1

Test Code: 1075
CPT: 82172
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST from a patient that is fasting for at least 12 hours. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Apolipoprotein B

Test Code: 3018CH
CPT: 82172
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting 12 to 14 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube 5 times. Allow SST specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes oof draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Apolipoprotein B

Test Code: 1054
CPT: 82172
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting for at least 12 hours. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Apolipoprotein Evaluation

Test Code: 3026CH
CPT: 82172
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting for at least 12 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refirgeated.



APOLIPOPROTEIN EVALUATION

Test Code: 2746QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting for at least 12 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Apple(f49)IgE

Test Code: 1536
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



APTIMA CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS, RNA (URINE)

Test Code: 2577MD
CPT: 87491
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA URINE TUBE
Alternative Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to collection. Patient should collect the first 20 mL of voided urine in a sterile, leakproof container. Collection of larger volume of urine may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen. Transfer urine from sterile container into Aptima urine tube. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS, RNA(SWAB)

Test Code: 2579MD
CPT: 87491
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect specimen according to appropriate instructions provided with Aptima Swabs. Label specimen with patient's name. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS/NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE,RNA THIN PREP

Test Code: 2572MD
CPT: 87491
Preferred Specimen: THIN PREP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect specimen according to appropriate instructions provided with Thin Prep Vial. Label specimen with patient's name. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS/NEISSERIA GONORROEAE, RNA (SWAB)

Test Code: 2573MD
CPT: 87491
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit Aptima swab. Collect specimen according to appropriate instructions provided with Aptima Swabs. Label specimen with patient's name. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA GC/CHLAMYDIA, RNA (URINE)

Test Code: 2571MD
CPT: 87491
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA URINE TUBE
Alternative Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to collection. Patient should collect the first 20 mL of voided urine in a sterile, leakproof container. Collection of larger volume of urine may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen. Transfer urine from sterile container into Aptima urine tube. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA GC/CHLAMYDIA, RNA + TRICHOMONAS, RNA (SWAB)

Test Code: P207
CPT: 87998, 87491
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: INCLUDES: APTIMA GC/CHLAMYDIA-RNA, APTIMA TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS-RNA. Follow instructions in the Aptima Vaginal or Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for clinician-collected vaginal specimens.



APTIMA HPV 16 18/45 GENOTYPING, RNA

Test Code: 2529MD
CPT: 87621
Preferred Specimen: THIN PREP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Obtain specimen from the cervix using a broom-like device. Place contents into the solution vial by rotating the broom several times to insure all collected specimen is released into solution. Label specimen with patients name. Include specimen source for processing.



Aptima HPV High Risk , RNA

Test Code: 2530MD
CPT: 87621
Preferred Specimen: THIN PREP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit Thin prep container only. Record source on container and requisition.



APTIMA NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE, RNA(URINE)

Test Code: 2574MD
CPT: 87591
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA URINE TUBE
Alternative Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to collection. Patient should collect the first 20 mL of voided urine in a sterile, leakproof container. Collection of larger volume of urine may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen. Transfer urine from sterile container into Aptima urine tube. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA NEISSERIA GONORROEAE, RNA (SWAB)

Test Code: 2576MD
CPT: 87591
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 1 Aptima Swab. Collect specimen according to appropriate instructions provided with Aptima Swabs. Label specimen with patient's name. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS, RNA(SWAB/URINE)

Test Code: 2499MD
CPT: 87998
Preferred Specimen: APTIMA SWAB
Alternative Specimen: APTIMA URINE SWAB
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: SWAB-Follow instructions in the Aptima Vaginal or Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for clinician-collected vaginal specimens. URINE-The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to collection. Patient should collect the first 20 mL of voided urine in a sterile, leakproof container. Collection of larger volume of urine may reduce test sensitivity. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen. Transfer urine from sterile container into Aptima urine tube. Maintain specimen at room temp.



APTIMA TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS, RNA(THIN Prep)

Test Code: 2361MD
CPT: 87998
Preferred Specimen: THIN PREP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Obtain specimen from the cervix using a broom-like device. Place contents into the solution vial by rotating the broom several times to insure all collected specimen is released into solution. Label specimen with patients name. Include specimen source and LMP for processing.Store specimen at room temp.



ARGININE VASOPRESSIN (ADH)

Test Code: 1048
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Draw blood in a prechilled lavender-top tube and keep tube chilled. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert to mix. Centrifuge immediately. Aliquot plasma into plastic, transfer tube. Freeze plasma immediately. Do not thaw.



ARSENIC SERUM/PLASMA

Test Code: 2712QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA TRACE METAL-FREE
Alternative Specimen: ROYAL BLUE NO ADDITIVE TUBE TRACE METAL-FREE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue No Additive Trace Metal-Free tube or 1 Royal Blue EDTA Trace Metal-Free tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow No Additive tube to clot(30 minutes). Gently invert EDTA tube to mix. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into a acid washed plastic transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Arsenic, Blood

Test Code: 381
CPT: 82175
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue EDTA Trace Metal tube from a patient that has refrained from eating seafood at least 48 hours before collection. Gently invert tube to mix. Avoid hemolysis. GREEN TOP TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Refrigerate specimen.



ARSENIC, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 1773
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ACID WASHED CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in a plastic acid washed metal free container. Refrigerate specimen.



ARTHRITIS PANEL (SEE KEY)

Test Code: 1551
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3ml- SST 5ml- LAV
Memo: INCLUDES: ANA CTD, ASO TITER, CBC/DIFF,CRP,LYME IgG, IgM, RF, URIC ACID, SED RATE. Collect 1 SST tube and 1 Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender top tube. Allow SST tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Refrigerate specimens.



Arylsulfatase A, Urine

Test Code: 328
CPT: 84311
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 8 ml
Memo: Collect 20 ml of a random urine in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated.



ASO, TITER

Test Code: 2680MD
CPT: 86060
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODY SCREEN

Test Code: 793
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



ASPIRIN/SALICYLIC ACID IGE

Test Code: 2538LC
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AST(SGOT),SERUM

Test Code: 268
CPT: 84450
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Aureobasidium pullulans (m12)

Test Code: 2791QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



AVOCADO (f96), IGE

Test Code: 2742QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.