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C-DIFF AB(SERUM)

Test Code: 1570
CPT: 87230
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.



C-DIFFICILE DETECTION W/REFLEX

Test Code: 2001MG
CPT: 87493
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: COLLECT FRESH STOOL IN A LEAK-PROOF, STERILE CONTAINER. REFRIGERATE SPECIMEN. SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE TO LAB WITHIN 24 HOURS OF COLLECTION.



C-PEPTIDE

Test Code: 2203
CPT: 84681
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Allow speciment to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

Test Code: 2561MD
CPT: 86140
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. Store specimen refrigerated.



C-Telopeptide (CTx)

Test Code: 1402
CPT: 82523
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Collect specimen in the morning between 8-10 am. 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. Freeze specimen immediately.



C1 INHIBITOR FUN

Test Code: 779
CPT: 86161
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 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. Freeze specimen immediately.



C1 INHIBITOR, PROTEIN

Test Code: 2143
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
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 refrigerated.



C3, COMPLEMENT

Test Code: 2389MD
CPT: 86160
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



C4 & C3 COMP.GROUP

Test Code: 1871
CPT: 86160
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



C4, COMPLEMENT

Test Code: 2461MD
CPT: 86160
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



CA - 125

Test Code: 1191
CPT: 86304
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp:
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.



CA 15-3

Test Code: 80
CPT: 86300
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.



CA 19-9

Test Code: 87
CPT: 86301
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.



CA 27-29

Test Code: 82
CPT: 86300
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.



CADMIUM URINE

Test Code: 431
CPT: 82570, 82300
Preferred Specimen: ACID WASHED URINE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 7ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in an acid washed or metal free plastic, leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated.



Cadmium, Blood

Test Code: 88
CPT: 82300
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA TUBE
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue-top EDTA or 1 Lavender-top tube from a patient that has refrained from eating shellfish, shrimp, crab, lobster and bottom-feeders for at least 3 days prior to draw. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



Calcitonin

Test Code: 56
CPT: 82308
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red or 1 SST tube. Draw specimen following an overnight (12 hour) fast. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Calcium w/o Creatinine, Random Urine

Test Code: 3166MD
CPT: 82310
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 10ml random urine in plastic leakproof container or yellow top U/A preservative tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Calcium, Ionized

Test Code: 580
CPT: 82330
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. If there are any other tests that require SST tube, draw additional tubes. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Store specimens at room temperature.



CALCIUM, SERUM

Test Code: 90
CPT: 82310
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CALPROTECTIN, STOOL

Test Code: 1804
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: Collect 1 g of stool in a sterile,leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



CAMPYLOBACT. AG

Test Code: 1416
CPT: 87449
Preferred Specimen: STOOL
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 5 g
Memo: Collect 5 g of unpreserved stool in a screw-capped, sterile container. Freeze specimen immediately



CANAVAN DISEASE ANALYSIS

Test Code: 997
CPT: 81200
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: YELLOW TOP (ACD-A) TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender-top tube or 1 Yellow ACD-A tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



Candida albicans Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM)

Test Code: 1868
CPT: 86628
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 specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Candida Antigen Detection

Test Code: 2518SL
CPT: 86403
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.



CARBAMAZEPINE

Test Code: 2896MD
CPT: 83789
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 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.



CARBOHYDRATE-DEFICIENT TRANSFERRIN (ALCOHOL USE)

Test Code: 2511QN
CPT:
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 from a patient that has been fasting at least 8 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.



CARBON DIOXIDE

Test Code: 93
CPT: 82374
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CARBOXY-HEMOGLOB

Test Code: 83
CPT: 82375
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: GREEN TOP(SODIUM HEPARIN) TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1ml
Memo: Submit 1 Lavender Top or 1 Green (Sodium Heparin) Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



CARDIAC ENZYMES

Test Code: 357
CPT: 82550, 84450, 83615
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: CPK, LDH, SGOT 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.



CARDIOLIPIN IGA AUTOABS

Test Code: 1142
CPT: 86147
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.



CARDIOLIPIN IGG AUTOABS

Test Code: 334
CPT: 86147
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.



CARDIOLIPIN IGG, IGM & IGA AUTOABS

Test Code: 1746
CPT: 86147
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.



CARDIOLIPIN IGM AUTOABS

Test Code: 335
CPT: 86147
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.



Carisoprodol & Metabolite, Quantitative, Urine

Test Code: 8066T
CPT: 82492
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: SUMBIT 20 ML RANDOM URINE IN A PLASTIC LEAK-PROOF CONTAINER. REFRIGERATE SPECIMEN.



Carisoprodol Screen w/Rflx Conf. Urine

Test Code: 2874SP
CPT: 80302
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in a plastic, leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



Carnitine, Serum

Test Code: 410
CPT: 82379
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



CAROTENE, SERUM

Test Code: 569
CPT: 82380
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top or 1 SST tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Transfer serum into plastic amber transfer tube or foil wrapped plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Carrot (f31) IgE

Test Code: 1138
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.



Casein (f78) IgE

Test Code: 1678
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.



Casein/Cow Milk (Agf78) IgG

Test Code: 1975
CPT: 86001
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.



Catecholamines (Dopamine), Fractionated 24HR Urine

Test Code: 404
CPT: 82384
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 6 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 10 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



Catecholamines (Dopamine), Fractionated Plasma

Test Code: 437
CPT: 82384
Preferred Specimen: GREEN TOP-SODUIM HEPARIN & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Top (Heparin) tube or 1 Lavender Top tube after the patient has been in the supine position for 30 minutes. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert specimen. Centrifuge specimens within 30 minutes of draw. Transfer plasma in plastic, leak-proof transfer tubes. Freeze immediately.



Catecholamines, Fractionated Urine Random

Test Code: 255
CPT: 82384
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 7 ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in a plastic, leak proof container. Label with patient's name. Refrigerate specimen.



CAYENNE PEPPER IgE

Test Code: 2483QN
CPT: 86003
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.



CBC with Auto Differential and Platelet (CBD)

Test Code: 36
CPT: 85025, 85027
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Submit 1 lavender-top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



CBC+PLT

Test Code: 435
CPT: 85025
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 lavender-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



CCP IGG (ELISA)

Test Code: 1962
CPT: 86200
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.



CD19 (B - CELLS)

Test Code: 257
CPT: 86355
Preferred Specimen: YELLOW ACD-B
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Yellow ACD-B Top Tube or 1 Lavender Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen at room temperature.



CD3 (T - CELLS)

Test Code: 1242
CPT: 86359
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store at room temperature.



CD4(LYMPHOCYTE SUBSET PANEL 5)

Test Code: 180
CPT: 86361
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 lavender-top tube. Gently invert to mix specimen. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen at room temperature. Transport to the lab within 24 hours of draw.



CD59

Test Code: 317
CPT: 88184, 88185, 88188
Preferred Specimen: GREEN TOP-SODUIM HEPARIN
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full, Green-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen at room temp.



CEA

Test Code: 94
CPT: 82378
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.



CELIAC COMPREHENSIVE PANEL, INFANT UNDER 4

Test Code: 2828MD
CPT: 83516
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE IGA WITH REFLEXES, GLIADIN DP IGA , TOTAL IGA WITH REFLEXES. IF THE TISSUE TRANGLUTAMINASE IGA IS POSITIVE, ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY SCREEN(IGA) WILL BE PERFORMED AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE (CPT CODE:86255). IF THE ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY SCREEN IS POSITIVE, AN ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY TITER WILL BE PERFORMED AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE(CPT 86256). IF TOTAL IGA IS LESS THAN THE LOWER LIMIT OF THE REFERENCE RANGE, BASED ON AGE, THEN THE TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE IGG WILL BE PERFORMED AT AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE(CPT: 83516). 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.



Celiac Disease HLA DQ Association (DQ-2, DQ-8)

Test Code: 2469LC
CPT: 81377
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender top-tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen at room temperature.



Centromere B Antibody

Test Code: 2091
CPT: 86038
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.



CEREAL PANEL

Test Code: 2114
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: WHEAT, RYE, BARLEY, OAT. Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquote serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



CERULOPLASMIN, S

Test Code: 468
CPT: 82390
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Cheddar Cheese (f81) IgE

Test Code: 1699
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.



CHEESE AMERICAN, IGE

Test Code: 1702
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.



Cheese Mold Type (f82) IgE

Test Code: 1701
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.



Cheese Mozzarella IgE*

Test Code: 1703
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.



Cheese Parmesan IgE*

Test Code: 1698
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.



Cheese Swiss IgE*

Test Code: 1700
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.



CHEM/C/P/T/LDH

Test Code: 986
CPT: 86356, 84550, 83615, 80053, 83891
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: CMP,CHOLESTEROL, PHOSPHOURS, TRIGLYCERIDES, URIC ACID, LDH 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.



CHEM/CBC/LIPID

Test Code: 1516
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3ml- SST 5ml- LAV
Memo: INCLUDES: CMP, LDH, URIC ACID, PHOSPHOURUS, LIPID/CORNOY RISK, CBC W/ DIFF. Collect 1 SST tube and 1 Lavender top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender top tube. Allow SST tube to clot(30 minutes0. Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Refrigerate specimen.



CHERRY (f242) IgE

Test Code: 1239
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.



Chestnut (Rt206)**

Test Code: 367
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.



CHICK PEA (Rf309), IGE

Test Code: 1742
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.



CHICKEN FEATHERS (e85) IgE

Test Code: 1675
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.



CHICKEN MEAT (f83) IgE

Test Code: 634
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.



CHIKUNGUYA AB IGG TITER

Test Code: 2429QN
CPT: 86790
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
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 at room temperature.



CHIKUNGUYA AB IGM TITER

Test Code: 2430QN
CPT: 86790
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
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 at room temperature.



CHIKUNGUYA ABS W/ REFLEX

Test Code: 2428QN
CPT: 86790
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
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 at room temperature.



CHILDHOOD ALLERGY(FOOD/ENVIROMENTAL) PROFILE REGION 1

Test Code: 1651
CPT: 82785, 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED x 2
Alternative Specimen: SST X 2
Storage Temp:
Min-vol: 4ml
Memo: INCLUDES: IMMUNOGLOBULIN E, CODFISH, PEANUT, CAT DANDER, DOG DANDER, COCKROACH, EGG WHITE, MILK,WHEAT, CLADOSPORIUM HERBARUM, ALTERNARIA ALTERNATA, DERMATOPHAGOIDES PTERONYSSINUS, DERMATOPHAGOIDES FARINAE, SOYBEAN, SHRIMP, WALNUT. INCLUDES: ALTERNARIA ALTERNATA, CAT DANDER, CLADOSPORIUM HERBARUM, COCKROACH, COD FISH, D.FARINAE, D.PTERONYSSINUS, DOG DANDER, EGG WHITE, MILK, PEANUT, SHRIMP, SOYBEAN, WALNUT, WHEAT, TOTAL IGE. Collect 2 plain red tubes or 2 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. Store specimens refrigerated.



CHLAM.TR.IGG/IGM

Test Code: 1261
CPT: 86632, 86631
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.



CHLAMYDIA PN. IGG

Test Code: 77
CPT: 86631
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.



CHLAMYDIA PN. IGM

Test Code: 33
CPT: 86632
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.



CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS, IGM ABS

Test Code: 1713
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.



CHLAMYDIA/GONORRHOEAE (PHARYNGEAL)

Test Code: 2464QN
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.



CHLAMYDOPHILA PNEUMONIAE AB (IGA)

Test Code: 2536QN
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 SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



CHLAMYDOPHILIA PNEUMONIAE ABS (IGG,IGA,IGM)

Test Code: 2537QN
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 SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



CHLORIDE, SERUM

Test Code: 96
CPT: 82435
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. Refrigerate specimen.



CHLORIDE, URINE

Test Code: 97
CPT: 82436
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: Submit 10ml random urine in plastic leakproof container with no preservative or yellow top U/A preservative tube. Submit specimen room temp.



CHLORPHENIRAMINE URINE

Test Code: 3072LC
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.



CHOLESTEROL,SERUM

Test Code: 98
CPT: 82465
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Draw specimen following an overnight (12-14 hour) fast. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CHOLINESTERASE, PLASMA

Test Code: 130
CPT: 82310
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.



CHOLINESTERASE, SERUM

Test Code: 1259
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.



CHROM. KARYOTYPE

Test Code: 2054
CPT: 88230, 8862, 88291
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEPARIN
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 green-top (sodium heparin) tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Include all family history on requistion. Store specimen at room temperature.



Chromatin (Nucleosomal) Ab

Test Code: 1789
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. 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.



Chromium, Blood

Test Code: 2376QN
CPT: 82495
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue EDTA Trace Metal tube. Patient should refrain from taking vitamins, minerals or herbal supplements at least 1 week before collection. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Refrigerate specimen.



CHROMIUM, PLASMA

Test Code: 1803
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue EDTA tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Pour(do not pipette) plasma inot a metal-free transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerate.



Chromogranin A

Test Code: 801
CPT: 86316
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.



CHRONIC URTICARIA PANEL

Test Code: 2444QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: HISTAMINE RELEASE(CHRONIC UTICARIA), THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODY(ANTI-TPO), THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODY, TSH. 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.



Citric Acid, 24-Hour Urine (w/o creatinine)

Test Code: 325
CPT: 82507
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in 24 hour urine container and to refrigerate during collection. Mix sample well. Aliquot 10 ml of 24 hour urine into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on conatiner and requistion. Store specimen refrigerated.



CITRIC ACID, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 2847QN
CPT: 82507, 82570
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in a plastic, leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



CK MB FRACTION-CARDIAC

Test Code: 2590MD
CPT: 82553
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



CLL, FISH

Test Code: 2390LC
CPT: 88271
Preferred Specimen: GREEN TOP SODIUM HEPARIN TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 full Green-top sodium heparin tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Indicate pertinent clincial diagnosis and previous cytogenetic studies on the requistion. Store specimen at room temp.



Clomipramine

Test Code: 755
CPT: 83789
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. 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.



Clonazepam & Metabolite, Quantitative, Urine

Test Code: 8067T
CPT: 80154
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: SUMBIT 20 ML RANDOM URINE IN A PLASTIC LEAK-PROOF CONTAINER. REFRIGERATE SPECIMEN.



Clonazepam (Klonopin)

Test Code: 1050
CPT: 80154
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



Clozapine (Clozaril)

Test Code: 1001
CPT: 80159
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. 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.



CMV IGG

Test Code: 2902MD
CPT: 86644
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
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.



CMV IGG/IGM

Test Code: 2974MD
CPT: 86644/86645
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
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.



CMV IGM

Test Code: 2903MD
CPT: 86645
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
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.



Co-enzyne Q10

Test Code: 1867
CPT: 82491
Preferred Specimen: GREEN(HEPARIN)TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green (heparin) top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Green-top tube to mix. Centrifuge tube immediately. Aliqout plasma into a plastic, leak-proof amber transfer tube or a foil wrapped plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



COBALT, BLOOD

Test Code: 2502QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE TOP EDTA
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue EDTA tube from a patient that has not taken mineral supplements, vitamin B12, or vitamin B complex in at least 3 days. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



COCAINE & METABOLITES, SERUM OR PLASMA

Test Code: 2377QN
CPT: 82520
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: GREY TOP SODIUM FLORIDE
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain-Red top tube or 1 Grey top(sodium fluroide) tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow plain-red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Gently invert Grey top tube to mix. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Cocaine Metabolite Screen (Qual), Urine

Test Code: 8038T
CPT: G0434
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.



Cocaine Quantitative, Oral Fluid

Test Code: 3075QN
CPT: 82520
Preferred Specimen: Oral EZE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 3 ml of oral fluid submitted in an Oral-Eze collection device. Refrigerate specimen.



COCCIDIODES AB.

Test Code: 1085
CPT: 86635
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.



Cocklebur (w13) IGE

Test Code: 2796QN
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.



Cocoa (f93) IgE

Test Code: 1185
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.



Codeine and Metabolites, Quantitative, Urine

Test Code: 8060T
CPT: 83925
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: SUBMIT 20 ML RANDOM URINE IN A PLASTIC LEAK-PROOF CONTAINER. REFRIGERATE SPECIMEN.



CODEINE BY GCMS, SERUM

Test Code: 401
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE NO ADDITIVE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2.5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Royal Blue No Additive top tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen. Plain Red-top tubes or SST tubes ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.



COLD AGGLUTININS

Test Code: 102
CPT: 86157
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain red-top tube or 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 at room temperature.



COMP CHEM & CBC

Test Code: 1176
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3ml- SST 5ml- LAV
Memo: INCLUDES: CMP, URIC ACID, LDH, PHOSPHORUS, CBC WITH DIFF. 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.



COMPLEMENT C2

Test Code: 659
CPT: 86160
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.



COMPLEMENT C6

Test Code: 1691
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.



COMPLEMENT C7

Test Code: 1692
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.



COMPLEMENT C8

Test Code: 1693
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.



COMPLEMENT COMPONENT C1Q

Test Code: 120
CPT: 86160
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 SST Tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow tubes to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen at room temperature.



COMPLEMENT, C5

Test Code: 1690
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.



Complement, Total (CH50)

Test Code: 358
CPT: 86162
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



COMPLETE CELIAC PANEL(6)

Test Code: P305
CPT: 83516, 82784, 86255
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: ENDOMYSIAL IGA SCREEN W/REFLEX TO TITER, IMMUNOGLOBIN A, GLIADIN DP IGG, GLIADIN DP IGA, TTG AB IGA, TTG AB IGG Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



COMPLETE CHEM/CBC/LDL/T4/ESR

Test Code: 983
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST & LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3ml- SST 5ml- LAV
Memo: INCLUDES: CMP,CBC, SED RATE, T4 TOTAL, LDH, URIC ACID, PHOSPHOURUS, LDL 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.



COMPREHENSIVE CELIAC PANEL(5)

Test Code: 2302
CPT: 83516, 82784
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: IMMUNOGLOBIN A, GLIADIN DP IGG, GLIADIN DP IGA, TTG AB IGA, TTG AB IGG 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.



COMPREHENSIVE DRUG ABUSE PANEL, URINE

Test Code: P310
CPT: 81003, G0431, 83986, G0434, 80101
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: AMPHETAMINES, BARBITURATES, BENZODIAZEPINES, BUPRENORPHINE, COCAINE METABOLITES, ETHANOL, MARIJUANA METABOLITES, MDMA, METHADONE, METHAMPHETAMINE, METHAQUALONE, OXYCODONE, OPIATES, PHENCYCLIDINE, PROPOXYPHENE, TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS SCREEN, PH, SPECIFIC GRAVITY, CREATININE Collect 30 ml of random urine in a plastic leak proof container. Store specimen at room temp.



Comprehensive Metabolic Panel A.M.A.

Test Code: 1462
CPT: 80053
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. Store specimen refrigerated. Avoid exposure of specimen to atmosphere.



CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA (PEDIATRIC)

Test Code: 2566LC
CPT: 882157, 82533, 82626, 82633, 82634, 83498, 84143, 84144, 84403
Preferred Specimen: SERUM
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: 17-a-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE, ANDROSTENEDIONE-SERUM, CORTISOL-SERUM, DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE-SERUM, DEOXYCORTICOSTERONE(DOC)-Serum, 11-DESOXYCORTISOL, 17-OH PREGNENOLONE-SERUM, PROGESTERONE-SERUM, SPECIFIC COMPOUND S, TESTOSTERONE-SERUM. 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 tubes. Freeze specimen immediatley.



COOMBS, DIRECT

Test Code: 103
CPT: 86880
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 full Lavender Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Store specimen refrigerated.



COOMBS, INDIRECT

Test Code: 104
CPT: 86850
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 full Lavender Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Store specimen refrigerated.



COPPER 24HR URINE

Test Code: 2640QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: ACID WASHED CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ML
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in an Acid washed 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 7 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into an acid washed, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



Copper RBC

Test Code: 122
CPT: 82525
Preferred Specimen: ROYAL BLUE NO ADDITIVE TUBE
Alternative Specimen: ROYAL BLUE EDTA
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal blue No Additive Trace Metal tube or 1 Royal blue EDTA Trace Metal tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow No Additive tube to clot(30 minutes). Gently invert the EDTA tube. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into a metal-free transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Store specimen at room temperature.



Copper Serum/Plasma

Test Code: 2991SP
CPT: 82525
Preferred Specimen: Royal Blue No Additive
Alternative Specimen: Royal Blue EDTA
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1ml
Memo: Collect 1 Royal Blue Serum Trace Metal tube or Royal Blue EDTA Trace Metal tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Allow serum tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic acid washed transfer tube. Label specimen serum or plasma. Store specimen refrigerated.



COPPER UR RANDOM

Test Code: 1139
CPT: 82570
Preferred Specimen: ACID WASHED, METAL-FREE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 10ml random urine in acid-washed or metal-free plastic, leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Refrigerate specimen.



CORONARY RISK II

Test Code: 1178
CPT: 83090, 86141, 80061
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: LIPIDS, HOMOCYSTEINE, CRP HIGH SENSITIVITY 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.



CORSTISOL,LC.MS/MS, SALVIA

Test Code: 1684
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: Salivette Tube (Sarstedt)
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect using Salivette(R) Collection Tube Sarstedt following the collection instruction provided with the kit. Patient should refrain from eating food and smoking cigarettes for 1 hour before sample collection. Label swab with patient's name and time of collection. Refrigerate specimen.



CORTISOL 4-8 PM

Test Code: 2201
CPT: 82533
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. Record time of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CORTISOL 7-10 AM

Test Code: 2200
CPT: 82533
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. Record time of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CORTISOL BASE LINE AND 30 MINUTES

Test Code: 2582MD
CPT: 82533
Preferred Specimen: SST x2
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube before Cortisol Injection. Collect 1 SST tube 30 minutes after Cortisol injection. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Label tubes with patient's name and time of draw. Refrigerate specimens.



CORTISOL BINDING GLOBULIN (TRANSCORTIN)

Test Code: 2360QN
CPT: 84449
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot 2 ml serum into plastic,leak-proof transfer tube. Please refrigerate.



Cortisol Free 24 HR Urine

Test Code: 868
CPT: 82530
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Prior to collection add 10 g Boric Acid or 24 ml 6N HCl to the 24 Hour Collection Conatiner. Instruct patient to collect urine in container. Mix specimen well. Aliquot 5 ml of 24 Hour Urine into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record Total Volume on the container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



CORTISOL(0, 30,60)

Test Code: 2396MD
CPT: 82533
Preferred Specimen: SST x3
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED x 3
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube before Cortisol injection, 30 minutes after the Cortisol injection and 60 minutes after the Cortisol injection. Label each tube with the time of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimens refrigerated.



CORTISOL, FREE

Test Code: 1696
CPT: 82530
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.



Cortisol, Random (Serum)

Test Code: 2199
CPT: 82533
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.



CORTISONE,SERUM

Test Code: 1802
CPT: 83789
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). 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.



Coxsackie A Antibodies, Serum

Test Code: 1370
CPT: 86658
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: COXSACKIE A TYPES 2, 4, 7,9,10,16. 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.



Coxsackie B(1-6) Antibodies, Serum

Test Code: 2063
CPT: 86658
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.



CPK, TOTAL

Test Code: 110
CPT: 82550
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.



CPK-ISOENZYMES

Test Code: 111
CPT: 82552, 82550
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2ml
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



CPK/LFT/LIP/GCT

Test Code: 524
CPT: 82550, 80076, 80061, 82977
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: INCLUDES CPK, HEPATIC FUNCTION PANEL, LIPID PANEL, GGT Collect 1 SST tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Refrigerate specimen.



CREAT. 24HR.UR.

Test Code: 1129
CPT: 82570
Preferred Specimen: 24 HR URINE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit entire 24 hour urine container. Instruct patient to refrigerate during collection. Record total volume on container and requisition. Refrigerate specimen.



CREATINE, SERUM

Test Code: 113
CPT: 82540
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



CREATININE (PERITONEAL FLUID)

Test Code: 3096QN
CPT: 82570
Preferred Specimen: Sterile Container
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect peritoneal fluid aseptically and transfer to a sterile cup. Refrigerate.



CREATININE CLEARANCE

Test Code: 1109
CPT: 82575
Preferred Specimen: SST & 24 HR URINE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube and 1-24hr urine container. Instruct patient to refrigerate specimen during collection. Avoid hemolysis. Allow tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



CREATININE, SERUM

Test Code: 525
CPT: 82565
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Refrigerate specimen.



CROHN'S DISEASE PROGNOSTIC PROFILE

Test Code: 2452LC
CPT: 83516
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.



CRP, High Sensitivity (Cardio)

Test Code: 1122
CPT: 86141
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.



CRYOFIBRINOGEN

Test Code: 869
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE x 3
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 3 Light Blue-top tubes. Gently invert tubes to mix. Place immediately in a 37¦C(98.7¦F) water bath. Immediately centrifuge tubes in a prewarmed centrifuge. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tubes. Store specimens at room temp.



CRYOGLOBULIN(% CRYOCRT), SERUM

Test Code: 823
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14). 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.



CRYOGLOBULINS,QL

Test Code: 89
CPT: 82595
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes) at 37¦C(98.7¦F). Centrifuge tube in a prewarmed centrifuge(run centrifuge 10 minutes before). Aliqout serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen at room temperature.



Cryptococcus Antigen Screen with Reflex to Titer

Test Code: 2092
CPT: 86403
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
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. Freeze specimen immediately.



CRYPTOSPORIDIUM AND GIARDIA DETECTION

Test Code: P2003MG2
CPT: 87798
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: INCLUDES: CRYPTOSPORIDIUM &GIARDIA. Collect stool in a sterile, leak-proof container. Refrigerate stool in sterile container. Specimens must reach laboratory within 24 hours of collection.



CRYPTOSPORIDIUM DETECTION

Test Code: 2003MG
CPT: 87798
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: COLLECT FRESH STOOL IN A LEAK-PROOF, STERILE CONTAINER. REFRIGERATE SPECIMEN. SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE TO LAB WITHIN 24 HOURS OF COLLECTION.



Crystal Analysis, synovial fluid/ joint fluid

Test Code: 766
CPT: 89060
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Fluid should be collected in a sterile vacuum bottle or other sterile container. Aliquot 2 ml of synovial fluid into a Plain, Red-top tube. Store specimen at room temperature.



CSF CELL COUNT AND DIFFERENTIAL

Test Code: 3098QN
CPT: 89051, 85048
Preferred Specimen: Lavender Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect fluid by aseptic technique. Transfer a minimum of 0.5, preferably 2ml fluid in a lavender EDTA tube.



CSF CULTURE

Test Code: 3095QN
CPT: 87070
Preferred Specimen: Sterile Container
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Room Temperature
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect using aseptic technique and transfer 2ml CSF into sterile container.



CUCUMBER (F244), , IGE

Test Code: 1896
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.



CULTURE BLOOD

Test Code: 1204
CPT: 87040
Preferred Specimen: GREY TOP CULTURE BOTTLE & ORANGE TOP CULTURE BOTTLE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 1 set of Blood Culture Bottles inoculated with 5.0 - 8.0 ml of blood. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.



CULTURE EAR

Test Code: 1205
CPT: 87070
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.



CULTURE EYE

Test Code: 1206
CPT: 87070
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.



CULTURE FLUID

Test Code: 1207
CPT: 87070
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit fluid in a sterile container. Indicate source on container and requistion.



CULTURE GENITAL

Test Code: 1208
CPT: 87070
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.



CULTURE SPUTUM

Test Code: 1209
CPT: 87070
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit sputum in sterile leak-proof container.



CULTURE THROAT

Test Code: 1006
CPT: 87070
Preferred Specimen: STARSWAB II GREEN TOP CULTURE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 1 STARSWAB II GREEN TOP MOD STUARTS SWAB. Indicate source on container and requisition. Store specimen at room temp.



CULTURE URINE

Test Code: 952
CPT: 87086
Preferred Specimen: BD C&S VACUTAINER TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Conventional Culture Technique 1.0 ml of urine from a clean-catch specimen as follows: 1. First-morning specimen is preferred. 2. Instruct patient to thoroughly cleanse skin. 3. Collect midstream specimen in a sterile urine container. 4. Aliquot urine into BD C&S Grey tube using tranfer straw. 5. Store specimen refrigerated.



CULTURE WOUND

Test Code: 1004
CPT: 87070
Preferred Specimen: SWAB
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit a Culturette Swab. Indicate source on swab and on requisition. Store specimen at room temperature.



CULTURE, FUNGUS, BLOOD

Test Code: 1538
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: BACTEC MYCO/F LYTIC AEROBIC BOTTLE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Bactec(R) Myco/F Lytic aerobic blood bottle is the only acceptable container type. Submit 5 ml of whole blood in a Bactec aerobic blood bottle. Label with patient's name and DOB. Maintain specimen at room temp.



Culture, Nasopharyngeal

Test Code: 3178MD
CPT: 87071
Preferred Specimen: Nasopharyngeal VCM Swab
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: NASOPHARYNGEAL VCM SWAB is only acceptable specimen all others will be REJECTED. Obtain specimen using only the min-tip swab provided in kit. Push forward using gentle downward pressure to keep swab on the floor of the nasal cavity until the tip reaches the posterior wall of the nasopharynx. Rotate gently for a few seconds and remove swab and place in the VCM medium (Green Top). Break the swab shaft at the molded mark and replace cap tightly. Store refrigerated. Specimen should arrive to the lab within 24 hours.



CULTURE, SEMEN

Test Code: 2383QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 5ml of semen in a sterile, leak-proof container. Refrigerate specimen.



CYANIDE (WHOLE BLOOD)

Test Code: 2523QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: GREY SODIUM FLUORIDE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Grey Sodium Fluroide tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.



Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), Quantitative Urine

Test Code: 3085LC
CPT: 82542
Preferred Specimen: Urine Cup
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Submit 3 ml Urine in a sterile container. Please Refrigerate.



CYCLOS/ISOSP ST.

Test Code: 194
CPT: 87015 87207
Preferred Specimen: CONTAINER 10% FORMALIN
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: PATIENT INSTUCTIONS: STOOL MUST BE COLLECTED WITHOUT CONTAMINATION BY URINE OF WATER. Have patient collect fresh stool in sterile container, leak-proof and return within 24 hours of collection. Transfer enough stool to bring the liquid level to the Fill to Here line in a 10% Formalin Container. Mix contents. Label Formalin container with patient's name. Store specimen at room temperature.



Cycloserine, Level

Test Code: 3177QC
CPT: 80299
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 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 tubes. Freeze specimen immediatley. Ship samples to be received Monday through Thursday. Do not ship on Friday or Saturday.



CYCLOSPORINE

Test Code: 969
CPT: 80158
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: GREEN TOP(SODIUM HEPARIN) TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender Top or 1 Green (Sodium Heparin) Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Collect specimen1 hour before next dose. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE TUBE. Refrigerate specimen.



CYSTATIN C

Test Code: 1320
CPT: 82610
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.



CYSTINE 24HR URINE

Test Code: 2673QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: 24 HOUR URINE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24 hour urine container and refrigerate during collection. Record total volume and patient's age on requisition and sterile container. Mix jug and transfer 2 ml of urine into sterile container. Freeze specimen immediately.



CYSTINE, QUANTITATIVE, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 344
CPT: 82131, 82570
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 2 ml of random urine in plastic, leak proof container. Do not use preservative. Freeze immediately. Patient's age is required for correct reference range.



Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA, Quant RT RCR

Test Code: 581
CPT: 87497
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: YELLOW TOP (ACD) TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender Top or 1 Yellow Top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Store specimen refrigerated.