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Vaginitis Panel (T. vaginalis, Candida sp, G. vaginalis)

Test Code: 2366MD
CPT: 87480, 87510, 87660
Preferred Specimen: AFFIRMÖ VPIII AMBIENT TEMPERATURE TRANSPORT
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: INCLUDES: CANDIDA SPECIES, TRICHOMONAS VAG, GARDNELLA VAG Collect AffirmÖ VPIII AMBIENT TEMPERATURE TRANSPORT system. Collect specimen per instructions included with transport system. Label specimen with patient's name. Store specimen at room temperature.



VALPROIC ACID

Test Code: 2901MD
CPT: 80164
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.



Valproic Acid, Total/Free

Test Code: 764
CPT: 80164
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 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.



VANCOMYCIN RANDM

Test Code: 1267
CPT: 80202
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red- top tube. Avoid hemolysis. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes).Refrigerate specimen.



VANCOMYCIN, PEAK

Test Code: 864
CPT: 80202
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red- top tube 1 hour after last dose. Avoid hemolysis. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes).Refrigerate specimen.



VANCOMYCIN, TRGH

Test Code: 865
CPT: 80202
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red- top tube just before next dose. Avoid hemolysis. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes).Refrigerate specimen.



VAP CHOLESTEROL

Test Code: 1148
CPT: 83701, 84478
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



VARICELLA IGG

Test Code: 2859MD
CPT: 86787
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. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Avoid hemolysis.Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



VARICELLA IGM

Test Code: 419
CPT: 86787
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.



VASOACTIVE INTESTINAL POLYPEPTIDE(VIP)

Test Code: 173
CPT: 84586
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 lavender-top tube. Gently invert to mix specimen. Avoid hemolysis. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



VDRL, SERUM

Test Code: 2562QN
CPT: 86592
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.



VDRL,CSF

Test Code: 688
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1ml of CSF in a plastic, screw-top container. Label with patient's name and DOB. Refrigerate specimen.



VENLAFAXINE AND METABOLITE SERUM/PLASMA

Test Code: 2721QN
CPT:
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. 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.



VIBRIO(STOOL CULTURE/VIBRIO ONLY)

Test Code: 2522QN
CPT: 87046
Preferred Specimen: ORANGE-TOP PARA-PAK
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: COLLECT 1-3 GRAMS OF STOOL IN A STERILE CONTAINER. TRANSFER STOOL INTO THE ORANGE-TOP PARA PAK VIAL. STORE SPECIMEN AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.



VIRAL CULTURE

Test Code: 1289
CPT: 87252
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.



VIRAL CULTURE

Test Code: 1289
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: VTM
Alternative Specimen: M4
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 1 VTM or 1 M4 Transport Media. Provide source of specimen on requistion. Label with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated.



VIT.B12 BIND.CAP

Test Code: 2094
CPT: 82608
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.



VITAMIN A

Test Code: 736
CPT: 84590
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top or 1 SST tube. 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 transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Vitamin B1, Plasma/Serum (Thiamine)

Test Code: 1080
CPT: 84425
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top tube or 1 Lavender Top tube from a patient that has been fasting at least 12 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender tube. Allow Red tube to clot(30 minutes. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic amber transfer tube or a foil wrapped plastic transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Vitamin B1, Whole Blood

Test Code: 2407QN
CPT: 84425
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. PROTECT TUBE FROM LIGHT by wrapping entire tube in aluminum foil. Place label over aluminum foil. Secure with tape. Freeze specimen immediatley.



VITAMIN B12

Test Code: 66
CPT: 82607
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.



Vitamin B2, (Riboflavin), Plasma

Test Code: 707
CPT: 84252
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender Top tube from a fasting (12hr) patient. Patient must not consume any alcohol or vitamins at least 24 hrs before sample collection. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen within 30 minutes of collection. Aliquot plasma into a plastic amber transfer tube or a foil wrapped plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



VITAMIN B3 (NIACIN)

Test Code: 1568
CPT: 84591
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. 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.



Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Test Code: 1399
CPT: 84591
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. 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.



VITAMIN B6

Test Code: 859
CPT: 84207
Preferred Specimen: Green Sodium Herapin Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Frozen
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge tube immediately. Aliquot plasma into an amber transfer tube. Freeze immediately.



Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Test Code: 710
CPT: 82180
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top from a patient that has fasting overnight(12-14 hours). Patient should refrain from taking vitamin C supplements or fruits 24 hours prior to draw. 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 transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Vitamin D

Test Code: 2895MD
CPT: 82306
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Refrigerate specimen.



Vitamin D, 1,25-Dihydroxy, LC/MS/MS

Test Code: 172
CPT: 82652
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 specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Vitamin D2/D3, 25-Hydroxy, LC-MS/MS

Test Code: 3118MD
CPT: 82306
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.



Vitamin D2/D3, 25-Hydroxy, LC/MS/MS

Test Code: 1550
CPT: 82306
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 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.



VITAMIN E

Test Code: 390
CPT: 84446
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain Red Top or 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic amber transfer tube or foil wrap a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



VITAMIN K1

Test Code: 1226
CPT: 84597
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. 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 an amber transfer tube or a foil wrapped plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



VMA (Vanillylmandelic Acid) 24HR Urine

Test Code: 306
CPT: 84585
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 5 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisiton. Store specimen refrigerated.



Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel (VGCC) Anitbody Assay

Test Code: 2445SL
CPT: 83519
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 SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



VON WILLEBR.F.AG

Test Code: 2090
CPT: 85246
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 light blue top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge light blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge for a second time. Aliquot plasma again into plastic transfer tube. Freeze plasma immediately.



von Willebrand Multimers

Test Code: 571
CPT: 85247
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.



von Willebrand Panel

Test Code: 1812
CPT: 85240, 85246, 85245, 85730
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES: FACTOR VIII ACTIVITY, VON WILLEBRAND ANTIGEN, RISTOCETIN COFACTOR, ACTIVATED PTT Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.