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Test name

SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Type: Urine 24 hr Sterile Container COLLECT IN 1 GM BORIC ACID. STEROIDS
Min. Vol. 25 ml. GESTERONE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. Type: 24 H Urine Sterile Container COLLECT URINE IN 1 GM BORIC ACID. Min. Vol. 25 ml. DRAW BETWEEN 8 AM - 10 AM. SEE 18-HYDROCORTICOSTERONE. CORTICOSTERONE
5' NUCLEOTIDASE

5-HIAA (24 HR URINE)
Type: Urine 24 Hr. Sterile Container ADD 25 ML. OF 50% ACETIC ACID AT START OF Type: Urine 24 hr Sterile Container COLLECT IN 25 ML. OF 50% ACETIC ACID. ACETIC ACID
Min. Vol. 25 ml. SEE ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS (RESPIRATORY). ABG/LYTES
SEE ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS AND ELECTROLYTES (RESPIRATORY). ABO/Rh TYPE
SEE ANTIBODY SCREEN. SEE ANGIOTENSION-1- CONVERTING ENZYME. AVOID SST TUBES. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. RECEPTOR ANTIBODY
ACID PHOSPHATASE,
SEE PROSTATIC ACID PHOSPHATASE. PROSTATIC
ACT- NEPH

SEE ACTIVATE CLOT TIME. (NEPHROLOGY) SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ACT-CATH
SEE ACTIVATED CLOT TIME. (CATH LAB) ACT-CATH LAB.
SEE ACTIVATED CLOTTING. TIME CATH. LAB SEE ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. ACTIVATED CLOTTING Type: Whole Blood
POINT OF CARE TEST. TIME (NEPHROLOGY)
ACTIVATED CLOTTING
Type: Whole Blood POINT OF CARE TEST. TIME (CATH LAB)
ACTIVATED PARTIAL
THROMBOPLASTIN
TIME
ACTIVATED PROTEIN C

RESISTANCE
ACT-NEPH
SEE ACTIVATED CLOTTING TIME NEPHROLOGY. ACUTE HEPATITIS
INCLUDES: HAV AB. CORE M HEP AG. ANTI HCV ADENOVIRUS ANTIBODY
SEND IN PLASTIC VIAL. SEE ANTI-DIURETIC HORMONE. ADRENAL ANTIBODY
ADRENOCORTICO -
DRAW IN ICE-COOLED EDTA TUBE. 6-10 AM TROPIC HORMONE
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. SPECIMEN DESIRABLE. AFB CULTURE
SEE TB (AFB) CULTURE. AFB CULTURE
SEE TB (AFB) CULTURE. AFB STAIN
Type: Swabs, tissue, INDICATE SOURCE. Body fluid, exudate DEEP COUGH (FIRST MORNING SPUTUM). Min. Vol. 1 swab, 1 ml. ONE SPECIMEN/DAY FOR 3 DAYS. Fluid or 2 air dryed SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
AFP (TUMOR)
SEE ALPHA FETOPROTEIN TUMOR. AFP (XTRA)
SEE ALPHA FETOPROTEIN (XTRA). Type: Serum/Plasma AMINOTRANSFERASE
Type: Serum/Plasma ALBUMIN - PERITONEAL
Type: Serum/Plasma ADEQUACY
ALCOHOL – MEDICAL
ALCOHOL ISOPROPYL
SEE ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (URINE). URINE
ALCOHOL -LEGAL

Type: Whole Blood DO NOT USE ALCOHOL TO CLEAN ARM. MUST COMPLETE LEGAL FORM. MUST BE SEALED AND PLACED IN LOCKED BOX IN LABORATORY. ALDOLASE
HEMOLYZED SPECIMEN NOT ACCEPTABLE. ALDOSTERONE
Min. Vol. 2.5 ml. ALDOSTERONE
Type: Urine 24 hr COLLECT URINE IN JUG CONTAINING 25 ML OF (24 H URINE)
50% ACETIC ACID. ALKALINE
PHOSPHATASE
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE
FASTING SPECIMEN SUGGESTED. HEMOLYSIS ISOENZYMES
NOT ACCEPTABLE. DIVIDE SAMPLE INTO 2 TUBES. ALPHA FETOPROTEIN
USED FOR MALES AND NON- PREGNANT ALPHA FETOPROTEIN
NEED TO BE 16-18 WEEKS GESTATIONAL AGE. MAGEE WOMANCARE FORM NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ALPHA SUBUNIT
MEASURES SUBUNITS OF LH, FSH, TSH AND PHENOTYPE
FOR FABRYS DISEASE. ALPRAZOLAM
SEE ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE. ALUMINUM
DRAW AND TRANSPORT IN TRACE ELEMENT TUBES. (CALL CHEM) AMANTADINE
AMIKACIN
AVOID SST. DRAW 30 MIN. AFTER IV OR 60 MIN. AFTER IN OR ORAL DOSE. AMIKACIN
AVOID SST. DRAW 30 MIN. BEFORE DOSE. (TROUGH)
AMINO ACID
FRACTIONATION (QUANT.)
Min. Vol. 2.0 ml. (RANDOM URINE)
AMINO ACID SCREEN

NO PRESERVATIVE. PATIENT'S AGE (QUAL.) (RANDOM URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. AMINO ACID SCREEN
PROVIDE CLINICAL HISTORY, DIAGNOSIS QUANT. (PLASMA)
AND THERAPY OVER LAST 3 DAYS. AMINOLEVULINIC ACID
INCLUDES CREAT. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. 24H URINE
AMINOLEVULINIC ACID
Type: Urine 24 hr. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. (24 H URINE)
SEE THEOPHYLLINE. AMIODARONE AND
AVOID SST. DRAW 12 HRS AFTER LAST DOSE. METABOLITES
AMITRIPTYLINE AND
AVOID SST. DRAW IMMEDIATELY BEFORE METABOLITES
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Green/Lithium Heparin PLACE ON ICE IMMEDIATELY AFTER BEING METAMPHETAMINE
Min. Vol. 10 ml. Type: Peritoneal fluid Sterile Cup/tube (PERITONEAL FLUID)
AMYLASE – (6 HR.
NO PRESERVATIVE. AMYLASE (OTHER BODY
Sterile Cup/tube
AMYLASE (RANDOM

Sterile Container SEE ANTI-NUCLEAR ANTIBODY. ANA with Reflex
If Positive, will reflex to the following IGGAbs: SSA, SSB, Sm, RNP, Scl-70, Jo-1, dsDNA, Cent. B, Histone AVOID HEMOLYSIS, AVOID USING A POLYSTYRENE TUBE AS AN ALIQUOT TUBE. ANAEROBIC CULTURE
Type: Pus, Tissue, STATE SPECIFIC SOURCE. Aspirate, Anaerobic Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ANAFRANIL
ANCA (ANTINEUTROPHIL
CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODY)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. EARLY MORNING SPECIMEN PREFERRED. ANGIOTENSION –1-
CONVERTING ENZYME
(SERUM)
ANGIOTENSION-1-
Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CONVERTING ENZYME
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. (CSF)
ANTENATAL RHOGAM

Lavender and Red SEE MITOCHONDRIAL MITOCHONDRIAL
ANTIBODY
ANTI RO & LA
SEE SJOGREN'S ANTIBODIES. SEE ACTYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR RECEPTOR
SEE ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR ATIBODY. RECEPTOR ANTIBODY
ANTIBODY SCREEN

ANTIBODY TITER
ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN AB.
ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN AB.
(IGG,IGM,IGA)
ANTI-CENTROMERE (IGG)
ANTI-CYCLIC
CITRULLINATED PEPTIDE
(ANTI-CCP)
ANTI-DIURETIC

TRANSPORT TO LAB ON ICE. 6 HR. FAST ANTI-DNA DOUBLE
STRANDED
ANTI-DNA SINGLE
STRANDED
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ANTI-DNASE B
ANIT-ENDOMYSIAL AB
ANTI-ENA ANTIBODY
SEE ANTI-EXTRACTABLE NUCLEAR ANTIGEN ANTIBODY. OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. AVOID NUCLEAR ANTIGEN
ANTIBODY EVAL.
ANTI-HCV

ANTI-HCV
SEE HEPATITIS C ANTIBODY. FACTOR C
ANTI-HEMOPHILIC

USED TO ORDER EITHER FACTOR VIII OR FACTOR IX CONCENTRATES. SPECIFY DESIRED DOSAGE IN IU'S CALL B.B. FOR AVAILABILITY. SEE HISTONE ANTIBODY. ANTI-JO 1
OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. ANTI-MAG
OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. (MYLELINE ASSOCIATED
GLYCOPROTEIN)
ANTI-MICROSOMAL AB.

SEE THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODY. ANTIBODIES
ANTI-MUSCLE
(SKELETAL)
ANTINUCLEAR
ANTIBODY PROFILE VII
ANTI-NUCLEAR

SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ANTIBODY
ANTI-PM1
PRE AND POST VACCINATION SPECIMEN ARE ANTIBODY
ANTI-SKELETAL MUSCLE
SEE ANTIMUSCLE (SKELETAL). ANTI-SMITH ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ANTI-SMOOTH MUSCLE
FREEZE IF STORED MORE THAN 2 DAYS. ANTIBODY
ANTI-SPERM ANTIBODY
SEE SPERM ANTIBODY. ANTI-STRIATED MUSCLE
SEE ANTIMUSCLE (SKELETAL). DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 1 ML. ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ANTI-THYROID ANTIBODY
SEE ACTIVATED PROTEIN C RESISTANCE. APC RESISTANCE
SEE ACTIVATED PROTEIN C RESISTANCE. SEE APOLIPOPROTEIN B. SEE APOLIPOPROTEIN A1. 12 HR. FAST IS REQUIRED. EVALUATION (A-1 & B)
APOLIPOPROTEIN A1
12 HR. FAST IS REQUIRED. APOLIPOPROTEIN B
12 HR. FAST IS REQUIRED. TUBE MUSTBE FULL. Storage: 4 hrs R.T. or Ref. 1 week frozen SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ARGININE VASOPRESSIN
SEE ANTI-DIURETIC HORMONE. SEE ANTENATAL RHOGAM. Type:Whole Blood DRAW IN ROYAL BLUE TRACE ELEMENT ARSENIC (24 HR URINE)
Sterile Container COLLECT IN AN ACID WASHED METAL FREE Min. Vol. 10 ml. ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS
Type: Whole Blood (RESPIRATORY)
ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS
Type: Whole Blood AND ELECTROLYTES
(RESPIRATORY)
ASO

ASO SCREEN
ALL POSITIVE SCREENS WILL BE FOLLOWED ASO TITER
ASPARTATE
AMINOTRANSPERASE
ASPERGILLUS

ANTIBODY PANEL
SEE ANTI-THROMBIN III ACTIVITY. AUTOLOGOUS
CRYOPRECIPITATE
SEE VITAMIN B12. B2 MICROGLOBULIN
SEE BETA-2-MICROGLOBULIN. BACTERIAL ANTIGENS
SEE DIRECTOGENS. BACTERIAL ANTIGENS
SEE DIRECTOGENS. BARBITUATES
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
BASIC METABOLIC
SODIUM POTASSIUM CHLORIDE CO2 GLUCOSE CREATININE CALCIUM SEE BLOOD/BODY FLUID EXPOSURE BBF-SOURCE
SEE BLOOD/BODY FLUID SOURCE PATIENT SEE BLOOD CULTURE BCORE-AB
SEE HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY BCORE-IGM
SEE HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY (IGM) BCR/ABL DOUBLE
Type: Whole blood NEED INSURANCE INFORMATION AND ICD BENCE JONES PROTEIN
SEE IMMUNOELECTROPHRESIS, URINE. Sterile Container BETA- 2-GLYCOPROTEIN
BETA HCG-TUMOR
BHCG (QUANTITATIVE)
BHCG QUALITATIVE
SEE HCG QUALITATIVE (SERUM). SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
BHCG QUALITATIVE
SEE HCG QUALITATIVE (URINE). (URINE)
BK VIRUS, PCR, QUANT.

MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF (PLASMA)
BK VIRUS, PCR, QUANT.
MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF BILIRUBIN (CORD)
SEE CORD BILIRUBIN. BILIRUBIN (DIRECT)
SEE DIRECT BILIRUBIN. BILIRUBIN (NEONATAL)
SEE NEONATAL BILIRUBIN. BILIRUBIN (TOTAL)
SEE TOTAL BILIRUBIN. BLASTOMYCES
ANTIBODY
BLOOD BANK
Type: Serum/Plasma Lavender and Red MISCELLANEOUS
BLOOD CULTURE
Type: Whole Blood Bac T/Alert Bottles or 2 BACT/ALERT BOTTLES OR 2 YELLOW (SPS) Min. Vol. 10 ml. BLOOD TYPE
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN
BLOOD/BODY FLUID
INCULUES: STAT HIV EXPOSED PATIENT
HIV HBsAG HBsAB ANTI-HCV BLOOD/BODY FLUID
INCLUDES: STAT HIV SOURCE PATIENT
HIV HBsAG ANTI-HCV BODY FLUID, PH
SEE PH BODY FLUID. BONE ALKALINE
OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. PHOSPHATASE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. BORDETALLA PERTUSSIS
AB, (IGG)
BORRELIA
SEE LYME (WESTERN BLOT). SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
BURGDORFERI
(CONFIRM WESTERN
BLOT)
BORRELIA

BURGDORFERI
ANTIBODY (CSF)
BUN

BUN (POST DIALYSIS)
BUN (PRE DIALYSIS)
BUPROPION
(WELLUBTRIN)
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. C DIFF TOXIN
SEE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFICILE. C1 – ESTERASE INHIBITOR
(FUNCTIONAL)
C-1 ESTERASE INHIBITOR
OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. C1 ESTERASE INHIBITOR
OVERNIGHT FAST IS PREFERRED. AVOID C1q IMMUNE COMPLEX
SEE COMPLEMENT C1q. SEE COMPLEMENT C3. SEE COMPLEMENT C4. IF TESTING IS DELAYED FOR 24 HRS, REMOVE Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CAFFEINE
AVOID SST TUBES. CALCIDIOL
SEE VITAMIN D 25-HYDROXY. Sterile Container (RANDOM URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. CALCIUM 24 HR URINE
Sterile Container COLLECT URINE WITH 25 ML. OF 6N HCL. Min. Vol. 10 ml. CALCIUM IONIZED
Type: Whole Blood Dark Green Lithium STABLE 72 HRS. REFRIGERATED. SEND ON ICE Min. Vol. 1 ml. CALICULI ANALYSIS
Type: Stone or Urine Sterile Container Filtrate Storage: R.T. CANDIDA ANTIGEN
AVOID SST TUBES. CARBAMEZAPINE- EPO
INCLUDESCARB FREE, TOTAL AND 10,11 ANTIGEN 19-9
CARBON DIOXIDE

CARBON MONOXIDE
Type: Venous Whole PROFILE (VENOUS)
CARBON MONOXIDE
Type: Arterial Whole PROFILE (ARTERIAL)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CARDIO CRP
FASTING SPECIMEN PREFERRED. (High Sensitivity CRP)
CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES
SEE ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN AB (IGG,IGM,IGA). CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES
CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES
CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES
CARDIOQUIN
SEE LIPID PANEL. EVALUATION
CARISOPRODOL AND

MEPROBAMATE
CAROTENE
12- 14 HR FAST. SEPARATE FROM CELLS ASAP. AVOID SST. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CAT SCRATCH ANTIBODY
PANEL OR (BARTONELLA
AB PANEL, IGG, IGM)
CATECHOLAMINES

Catecholamine EDTA HAVE PATIENT REST 30 MIN BEFORE FRACTIONATION
Storage: Freeze at -70 DRAWING. DRAW INTO 2 10 ML CHILLED EDTA (PLASMA)
CATECHOLAMINE TUBES. Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 25 ML. OF 50% ACETIC ACID. FRACTIONATED
Min. Vol. 10 ml. INCLUDES: EPINEPHRINE (24 HR URINE)
NOREPINEPHRINE CALC. TOTAL DOPAMINE CREATININE CBC & DIFF
Type: Whole Blood RBC HGB HCT MCV SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
MCH MCHC RDW PLT MPV DIFFERENTIAL CBC & NO DIFF
Type: Whole Blood RBC HGB HCT MCV MCH MCHC RDW PLT MPV CD4+ CELLS
Type: Whole Blood MUST ARRIVE AT MAYO WITHIN 48 HRS. OF CELL COUNT (CSF)
Sterile Container CENTROMERE
SEE ANTI-CENTROMERE ANTIBODY. ANTIBODY
CERULOPLASMIN

FASTING SPECIMEN SUGGESTED. CRYOSUPERNATANT FFP. Type: Whole Blood AVOID FREEZING. MUST ARRIVE AT MAYO TOOTH DISEASE
WITHIN 48 HRS OF COLLECTION. MON – THURS. DRAW ONLY. CHLAMIDIA GROUP
POUR OFF SERUM INTO A PLASTIC TUBE. ANTIBODY (IGG, IGM)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CHLAMYDIA & GC DNA
GENPROBE UNIT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM Storage: R.T. 24 hr. CHLAMYDIA ANTIGEN
CHLAMYDIA CULTURE
Swab in Transport INDICATE SOURCE. URINE OR STOOL Storage: R.T. 24 hr. UNACCEPTABLE. OBTAIN VIRAL CHLAMYDIA TRANSFER MEDIA IN MICRO. CHLORIDE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CHLORIDE
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (RANDOM URINE)
CHLORIDE 24 HR URINE
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. Min. Vol. 20 ml. SEE CHOLESTEROL. CHOLESTEROL
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CHRISTMAS FACTOR
Min. Vol. 0.2 ml. CHROMOSOME
SEE FRAGILE X CHROMOSOME. ANALYSIS FRAGILE X
CHROMOSOME STUDY

Type: Whole Blood Dark Green Na Heparin SEND COMPLETED GENETIC FORM WITH (G BAND BLOOD)
CHROMOSOME G
SEE CHROMOSOME STUDY BLOOD. BANDING
CITRATE (URINE)

SEE CITRIC ACID (24 HR URINE). CITRIC ACID
Type: 24 HR Urine Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 10 GM. BORIC ACID. NEED (24 HR URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. PATIENT'S AGE AND TOTAL VOLUME. CK ISOENZYMES
CKMB RELATIVE INDEX SEE CK ISOENZYMES. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CLONAZEPAM
CLONIDIN (CATAPRES)
CLONOPIN
AVOID SST. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CLORAZEPATE
CLOSTRIDIUM
DIFFICILE
Min. Vol. 1-5 gms. or 1- CLOSURE TIME
2 Blue Sodium Citrate TUBES MUST BE FULL. AVOID HEMOLYSIS. Storage: R.T. 4 hours DRAW USING A 21 GAUGE NEEDLE. DO NOT Min. Vol. 15 ml. SEND TROUGH TRANSLOGIC SYSTEM. TESTING MUST BE DONE WITHIN 4 HRS. NO LINE OR BUTTERFLY DRAWS. CLOZAAPINE
CLOZARIL
CMT EVAL. PROF.
SEE CHARCOT-MARIE TOOTH DISEASE. CMV ANTIBODIES (IGG)
CMV ANTIBODIES (IGM)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CMV ANTIBODY IGG
SEE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS ANTIBODY IGG. CMV ANTIBODY IGM
SEE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS ANTIBODY IGM. CO PROFILE (ARTERIAL)
SEE CARBON MONOXIDE PROFILE (ARTERIAL). Type: Serum/Plasma SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
COAGULATION
SEE MIXING STUDIES. INHIBITOR SCREEN
COAGULATION MIXING

SEE MIXING STUDIES. STUDIES
COBALAMIN

SEE VITAMIN B12. Sterile Container COCCIDIODES ANTIBODY
(IGG,IGM)
COGENTIN
COLD AGGLUTININ
DO NOT REFRIGERATE. COMPLEMENT C1Q
FASTING PREFERRED. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. COMPLEMENT C3
COMPLEMENT C4
COMPLEMENT TOTAL
COMPLETE BLOOD
COUNT
COMPREHENSIVE

METABOLIC PANEL
SODIUM POTASSIUM CHLORIDE TOTAL PROTEIN ALBUMIN AG RATIO TOTAL BILIRUBIN CO2 GLUCOSE SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CREATININE CALCIUM ALT AST ALKP DRAW AND TRANSPORT IN TRACE ELEMENT TUBE. (CALL CHEM.) CORD BILIRUBIN (T BILI)
CORD BLOOD
Type: Serum/Plasma CORDARONE
SEE AMIODARONE AND METABOLITES. SEE HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY IGM. CORTISOL
CORTISOL (FREE)
CORTISOL FREE
Type: Urine 24 hr. Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 10 GM. BORIC ACID AT START (24 H URINE)
COUMADIN
(WARFARIN)
COXSACKIE A ANTIBODY
COXSACKIE B VIRUS
ANTIBODIES
C–PEPTIDE
FASTING SPECIMEN REQUIRED. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. C–REACTIVE PROTEIN
CREATINE KINASE
CREATININE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CREATININE
Sterile Container (DIALYSATE)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CREATININE
Type: Urine 24 hr. Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. CLEARANCE
and Serum/Plasma Min. Vol. 1 ml serum CREATININE
(PRE DIALYSIS)
CREATININE
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (RANDOM URINE)
CREATININE (POST
DIALYSIS)
CREATININE 24 HOUR
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. Min. Vol. 10 ml. CROSSMATCH
SEE TYPE & CROSSMATCH. SEE C – REACTIVE PROTEIN. CLOT AT 37o FOR ONE HOUR. SPIN AT 37o. Min. Vol. 5 ml. serum, NO CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. CALL BLOOD BANK WHEN ORDERING, REQUIRES APPROXIMATELY 30-40 MINUTES TO THAW AND POOL. REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM. (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION.) REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY Min. Vol. 10 ml. Red, 5 CRYSTAL ANALYSIS
Type: Body Fluid Lavender or Green STATE SOURCE OF FLUID. (BODY FLUID)
DELIVER TO LAB IMMEDIATELY. CSF CELL COUNT
SEE CELL COUNT (CSF). CSF GLUCOSE
SEE GLUCOSE (CSF). CSF PROTEIN
SEE PROTEIN (CSF). C-TELOPEPTIDE (CTx)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CULTURE, FUNGUS
SEE FUNGUS CULTURE. CULTURE, MRSA
SEE MRSA CULTURE. CULTURE, ROUTINE
SEE ROUTINE CULTURE. CULTURE, THROAT
SEE THROAT CULTURE. CULTURE, VRE
Type: Any fluid or Sterile Container Type: Whole Blood CYCLIC AMP
Type: Urine & Serum Sterile Container & Type: Whole Blood PROVIDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND DATE AND MONOCLONAL
TIME OF LAST DOSE. CYSTATIN-C
CYSTIC FIBROSIS SCREEN
Type: Whole Blood MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 96 HRS OF COLLECTION, INFORMATION SHEET REQUIRED. CYSTINE URINE QUANT.
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. REFRIGERATE DURING (RANDOM OR 24 HR.)
Lavender and Dark NEED INSURANCE INFORMATION AND ICD Green (Na Heparin) Min. Vol. 10 ml. ANTIBODY ( IGG)
ANTIBODY (IGM)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE DIRECT COOMBS. SEE DIRECT BILIRUBIN. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED. STERONE
(UNCONJUGATED)
DEHYDROEPIANDRO-

STERONE SULFATE
DELTA – ALA

SEE AMINOLEVULINIC ACID. DEOXYCORTISOL - 11
SEE 11- DEOXYCORTISOL. DEPAKENE
SEE VALPROIC ACID. DESIPRAMINE
DRAW 12 HRS AFTER LAST DOSE. PATIENT'S AGE AND SEX REQUIRED. DHEA – S
Min. Vol. 0.3 ml. TERONE)
DIALYSIS – OTHER

PATIENT'S SSN REQUIRED ON TUBE. Min. Vol. 10 ml. DIBUCAINE
SEE CHOLINESTERASE & DIBUCAINE. Type:Serum/Plasma AVOID SST. AVOID LITHIUM HEPARIN STERONE
DIHYDROXYTES-

TOSTERONE 5 ALPHA
DILANTIN

DILANTIN (FREE)
SEE PHENYTOIN (FREE). DIPHTHERIA ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
DIRECT BILIRUBIN
Type: Serum/Plasma Min. Vol. 1.0 ml. DIRECT COOMBS
Type: Serum/Plasma Lavender and Red DIRECTOGENS
Type: CSF, Serum, Sterile Container INCLUDES: H. INFLUENZAE B N. MENINGITIDIS A,B,C,Y,W13 DNA ANTIBODY
SEE ANTI-DNA (DOUBLE (DOUBLE STRANDED)
DNASE B ANTIBODY
SEE ANTI- DNASE B. SEE DOXEPIN AND METABOLITES. DOXEPIN AND
DRAW 12 HRS AFTER LAST DOSE. METABOLITES
DRAW AND HOLD
Type: Serum/Plasma Lavender and red DRUG SCREEN (MECONIUM)
Sterile Container DRUG SCREEN (SERUM)
10 PANEL WITH
CONFIRMATION
DRUG SCREEN (RANDOM

Sterile Container URINE) 10 PANEL WITH
Min. Vol. 15 ml. CONFIRMATION
DRUG SCREEN (URINE)

Sterile Container INCLUDES: AMPHETAMINE Storage: Ref. 2 days METAMPHETAMINE BARBITURATES BENZODIAZEPINE COCAINE/ METABOLITE OPIATES SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PHENCYCLIDINE (PCP) TRICYCLIE ANTIDEPRESSENTS CANNABINOIDS (THC) (THC) METHADONE DURAQUIN
E. COLI 0157:H7
Sterile Container PARAPAK TRANSFER ECHINOVIRUS
ANTIBODY
SEE E. COLI 0157:H7 CULTURE. INCLUDES: SODIUM POTASSIUM CHLORIDE CO2 SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS URINE (24 HR PROTEIN URINE (24 HR)
SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS (SERUM). PROTEIN (SERUM)
ELECTROPHORESIS,

SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS URINE PROTEIN URINE
(RANDOM)
ENDOMYSIAL

SEE TRANSGLUTAMINASE AB(IGA). ANTIBODYS
ENTEROBIUS

SEE PINWORM PREP. VERMICULARIS PREP
ENTEROHEMORRHAGIC

SEE E. COLI 0157:H7 CULTURE. E. COLI CULTURE
EO COUNT

SEE TOTAL EOSINOPHIL COUNT. EOSINOPHILS (URINE)
SEE URINE FOR EOSINOPHILS. EPIDERMAL ANTIBODY
(PEMPHIGUS)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE ERYTHROPOIETIN. SEE PROTOPORPHYRIN. EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS
INCLUDES: EBV-IGG PROFILE (IGG,IGM)
EBV-IGM EBV-NUCLEAR AG. ERYTHROCYTE
SEE RBC OSMOTIC FRAGILITY. FRAGILITY
ERYTHROCYTE

Type: Whole Blood SEDIMENTATION RATE
(WESTERGREN)
ERYTHROPOIETIC

SEE PROTOPORPHYRIN. PROTOPORPHYRIN
ERYTHROPOIETIN

Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ESKALITH
SEE ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE. ESTRADIOL
ESTROGENS
Min. Vol. 1.2 ml. ESTROGENS
SEE FRACTIONATED ESTROGENS. (FRACTIONATED)
ESTRONE

Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. SEE ALCOHOL-MEDICAL. SEE ALCOHOL-LEGAL. ETHYL ALCOHOL
SEE ALCOHOL-MEDICAL. SEE ALCOHOL-LEGAL. ETHYLENE GLYCOL
SEE ALCOHOL-MEDICAL. SEE ALCOHOL-LEGAL. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
EXTRACTABLE
SEE ANTI-EXTRACTABLE NUCLEAR ANTIGEN NUCLEAR ANTIGEN
EYE SMEAR FOR POLYS
2 SMEARS OF EYE SECRETION. Storage: R.T. 24 hr. FACTOR CONCETRATE
SEE ANTI-HEMOPHILIC FACTOR. FACTOR IX
SEE ANTI-HEMOPHILIC FACTOR. LYOPHILIZED (FOR
INFUSION)
FACTOR IX

COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1 ML. ALIQUOTS. COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE. FACTOR V (LEIDEN)
Type: Whole Blood COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY MUTATION
FILLED. SUBMIT MAYO COLLECTION REQUEST FORM. FACTOR V MUTATION
SEE FACTOR V (LEIDEN) MUTATION. FACTOR VII
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1 ML. ALIQUOTS. FACTOR VIII
SEE ANTI-HEMOPHILIC FACTOR. LYPHILIZED (FOR
INFUSION)
FACTOR VIII

COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1ML. ALIQUOTS. COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1 ML. ALIQUOTS. FACTOR XI
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY (FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1ML. ALIQUOTS. FACTOR XII
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
(FUNCTIONAL)
Min. Vol. 1 full Blue FILLED. DOUBLE SPIN AND FREEZE IN 2 – 1 ML. ALIQUOTS. FACTOR XIV ASSAY
SEE PROTEIN C FUNCTION. FASTING GLUCOSE
SEE GLUCOSE (FASTING). SEE GLUCOSE (FASTING). SEE FIBRIN DEGRADATION PRODUCTS. FEBRILE AGGLUTININS
FECAL FAT
Sterile Container COLLECT STOOL FOR 72, 48, 24 HRS OR RANDOM. BRING TO LAB IMMEDIATELY. FECAL LEUKOCYTE
SEE STOOL FOR POLYS. STAIN
FECAL OCCULT BLOOD

SEE OCCULT BLOOD. FECAL OCCULT BLOOD
Sterile Container FELBAMATE
DRAW 1 HR PRIOR TO NEXT DOSE. FELBATOL
FERN TEST (POCT)
Type: Amniotic Fluid Sterile Container FERRITIN
FETAL HEMOGLOBIN
SEE FETAL-MATERNAL BLEED. QUANTITATION
FETAL FIBRONECTIN

FFN Collection Kit OBTAIN COLLECTION KIT FROM CHEMISTRY. IF DELAY IN TESTING EXCEEDS 8 HRS, Storage: R.T. (8 Hrs) REFRIGERATE SAMPLE. FETAL LUNG MATURITY
Type: Amniotic Fluid Sterile Container PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CALL CHEMISTRY AT 2277 AND DELIVER TO LAB IMMEDIATELY. AVOID URINE CONTAMINATED OR BLOODY SAMPLES. Type: Serum/Plasma Red and Lavender SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE IRON AND TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY. SEE FRESH FROZEN PLASMA. FIBRIN DEGRADATION
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY PRODUCTS
FIBRIN SPLIT PRODUCTS
SEE FIBRIN DEGRADATION PRODUCTS. FIBRINOGEN
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE COMPLETELY FIBRONECTIN
AGGREGATES (IGA)
Type: Whole Blood PROVIDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND DATE AND TIME OF LAST DOSE. SEE FETAL LUNG MATURITY. SEE FLOW CYTOMETRY. FLOW CYTOMETRY
Lavender and Dark NEED INSURANCE INFORMATION AND ICD Green (Na Heparin) FLUID CELL COUNT
SEE APPROPRIATE TYPE: CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID PLEURAL PERITONEAL SYNOVIAL OTHER FLUID FLUORESCENT
FREEZE IF DELAY OF 48 HRS. OR MORE. TREPONEMAL
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ANTIBODY
FMQ

SEE FETAL-MATERNAL BLEED. FOLATE, RBC
Type: Whole Blood TRANSFER TO AMBER PLASTIC TUBES TO PROTECT FROM LIGHT. FOLATES (SERUM)
FOLIC ACID
SEE FOLATES (SERUM). FOLLICLE
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
STIMULATING
HORMONE (FSH)
FRACTIONATED

SEE CATECHOLAMINES (PLASMA). CATECHOLAMINES
FRAGILE X

Type: Whole Blood NEEDS TO ARRIVE AT MAYO WITHIN 96 HRS CHROMOSOME
OF COLLECTION. INFORMATION SHEET Min. Vol. 10 ml. FREE AND TOTAL
CARBAMEZAPINE
FREE LIGHT CHAINS
INCLUDES KAPPA AND LAMBDA. FREE T4 BY DIALYSIS
FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
Type: Serum/Plasma Red and Lavender NO CROSSMATCH NEEDED, Min. Vol. 10 ml. Red, 5 NOTIFY BLOOD BANK AT 2243 WHEN ORDERING 20-30 MIN. THAW REQUIRED. REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM.(SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. FRESH FROZEN PLASMA
Lavender and Red NO CROSSMATCH NEEDED. NOTIFY THE BLOOD BANK AT X2243 WHEN ORDERING; REQUIRES 45-60 MIN. TO THAW. REQUIRES USED OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM. (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE FLUORESCENT TREPONEMAL ANTIBODY. FUNCTIONAL PROTEIN S
SEE PROTEIN S FUNCTIONAL. FUNGUS CULTURE
Type: Biopsy, Blood, Sterile Container AVOID CONTAMINATION OF THE SPECIMEN Body Fluid, Hair, Min. Vol.2 ml or 1cm3 WITH COMMENSAL ORGANISMS. Skin, Nails, Sputum, tissue, 10 ml.blood, SPECIFY THE SOURCE OF THE SPECIMEN & whole nails, 50 ml.body INCLUDE ANY PERTINENT CLINICAL conjunctiva, Throat, fluid, 5 ml. sputum or SPECIMENS ARE INCUBATED AND HELD AT G–6-PD
SEE GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE. GABAPENTIN (NEUROTIN)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. STIFF MAN SYNDROME. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. FIRST MORNING Min. Vol. 10 ml. SPECIMEN PREFERRED. PATIENT'S AGE (QUANT.)
GLUTAMYLTRANSFERASE
(GGT)
GANGLIOSIDE AUTO

SEE GM1 ANTIBODY. ANTIBODIES
GARAMYCIN

SEE GENTAMICIN (TROUGH). SEE GENTAMICIN (RANDOM). SEE GENTAMICIN (PEAK). GASTRIC ASPIRATE
Sterile Container FOR POLYS
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. Storage: R.T. 2 hrs. GASTRIC OCCULT
Type: Gastric Fluid Sterile Container BLOOD (POCT)
FASTING SPECIMEN PREFERRED. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE CHROMOSOME STUDY (BLOOD). GBM AB (GLOMERULAR
BASE MEMBRANE AB, IGG)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. GC CULTURE
SEE ROUTINE CULTURE (AEROBIC). SEE NEISSERIA BY DNA. GENTAMICIN (PEAK)
INCLUDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND DATE AND TIME LAST DOSE GIVEN. GENTAMICIN (RANDOM)
GENTAMICIN (TROUGH)
INCLUDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND DATE AND TIME LAST DOSE GIVEN. SEE GAMMA GLUTAMYLTRANSFERASE. GIARDIA LAMBLIA
Ova and Parasite kit OBTAIN OVA AND PARASITE KIT FROM ANTIGEN BY EIA
Storage: R.T. 24 hr. MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. X2278. GLIADIN ANTIBODIES
GLOMERULAR
BASEMENT MEMBRANE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. LOADING DOSE OF 50 GM. OF GLUCOLA MUST (GESTATIONAL)
BE ADMINISTERED. PATIENT MUST DRINK WITHIN 5 MIN. CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE IMMEDIATELY. BLOOD DRAWN 1 HR. AFTER INGESTION. Sterile Container ADD 5 ML OF GLACIAL ACETIC ACID. (24 HR URINE)
GLUCOSE (CSF)
Sterile Container GLUCOSE (FASTING)
GLUCOSE (OTHER BODY
Type: Body Fluid Sterile Container ORDER ONLY IF NOT: CSF PERITONEAL FLUID PLEURAL FLUID SYNOVIAL FLUID STATE TYPE OF FLUID IN THE COMMENT SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
GLUCOSE (PERITONEAL
Type: Peritoneal Sterile Container GLUCOSE (PLEURAL FLUID)
Type: Pleural Fluid Sterile Container GLUCOSE (RANDOM)
GLUCOSE (SYNOVIAL
Type: Synovial Fluid Sterile Container GLUCOSE (RANDOM URINE)
Sterile Container GLUCOSE 2HR PP
PATIENT SHOULD EAT NORMAL MEAL. (POST PRANDIAL)
Draw in gray top tube if DRAW BLOOD 2 HR AFTER MEAL. not to be processed CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE IMMEDIATELY. REJECTION: BLOOD DRAWN 2 HR AFTER GLUCOSE TOLERANCE
LOADING DOSE OF GLUCOLA MUST BE Draw in gray top tube if ADMINISTERED. PATIENT MUST DRINK not to be processed WITHIN 5 MIN. CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE GLUCOSE TOLERANCE
LOADING DOSE OF GLUCOLA MUST BE Draw in gray top tube if ADMINISTERED. PATIENT MUST DRINK not to be processed WITHIN 5 MIN. CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE Type: Whole Blood ACD Yellow Soln. B ACD (SOLUTION B) DEHYDROGENASE
GM1 ANTIBODY
(GARGLIOSIDE AB.)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
GRAM STAIN
Type: Swabs, Tissue, Culturette, Sterile Exudate, Body Fluids Container, or 2 dry slides Storage: Ref. 24 hr. Min. Vol. 1 Swab, 1 ml. Fluid, 2 dry Slides. GRANULOCYTE
Red and Lavender CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. NOTIFY BLOOD PHERESIS
Min. Vol. 10 ml red, 5 BANK AT 2243. REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM. (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). GROWTH HORMONE
SEE HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE. SEE HEMOGLOBIN A1C. HEMOGLOBIN
H. BRAZILINENSIS

SEE LATEX RAST IGE. HAEMOPHILUS
SEE DIRECTOGENS. INFLUENZAE B
ANTIGEN
HALDOL

SEE HALOPERIDOL. HALOPERIDOL
HAPTOGLOBIN
SEE HEPATITIS A ANTIBODY-IGM. SEE HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY. SEE HEPATITIS B ANTIBODY. SEE HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN. HCG (QUANTITATIVE)
SEE BHCG (QUANTITATIVE). HCG (SERUM)
SEE PREGNANCY (SERUM). QUALITATIVE
HCG (TUMOR)

SEE BETA HCG-TUMOR. HCG (URINE)
SEE PREGNANCY (URINE). QUALITATIVE
HCG QUALITATIVE

HCG QUALITATIVE
Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN. SEE HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN. HEAVY METALS (BLOOD)
Type: Whole Blood COMPLETE LEAD/HEAVY METAL REPORTING Trace Metal Tube Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. HEAVY METALS
Sterile Container INDUSTRIAL SCREENS REQUIRE 24 HR URINE. (24 HR OR RANDOM URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. NO PRESERVATIVES. NO METAL CONTAINERS OR CAPS. HELICOBACTER PYLORI
ANTIGEN
HELICOBACTER PYLORI

ANTIBODY ( IGG)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. HEMAGRAM
SEE CBC & NO DIFF. HEMATOCRIT
Type: Whole Blood Type: Whole Blood SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE AT MAYO WITHIN 96 GENETICS
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. HEMOGLOBIN
SEE HEMOGLOBIN ELECTROPHORESIS. FRACTIONATION
HEMOGLOBIN

Type: Whole Blood PATIENT'S AGE REQUIRED. ELECTROPHORESIS
HEMOGLOBIN
Type: Whole Blood HEMOGLOBIN A1C
Type: Whole Blood HEMOGLOBIN S
SEE SICKLE SCREEN. SOLUBILITY
HEMOPHILIS

INFLUENZA B ANTIGEN
HEPARIN INDUCED
PLATELET ANTIBODY
HEPATITIC C-RIBA
(HCV CONFIRMATION)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
HEPATITIS A ANTIBODY
WILL REFLEX TO IGM IF POSITIVE. TOTAL (IGG & IGM)
HEPATITIS B CORE
FOR IMMUNE STATUS. ANTIBODY TOTAL
HEPATITIS B VIRAL DNA
RED TOP NOT ACCEPTABLE (QUANT.) by DNA
Min. Vol. 0.2 ml. HEPATITIS B VIRAL DNA
DETECTION AND QUANT.
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. PCR
HEPATITIS Be ANTIBODY

HEPATITIS Be ANTIGEN
HEPATITIS C GENOTYPE
ONLY PERFORMED IF HEPATITIS C AMPLIFICATION IS POSITIVE. HEPATITIS C VIRAL RNA
ALIAS VIRAL LOAD. Min. Vol. 1.2 ml. HEPATITIS DELTA D
ANTIBODY (TOTAL)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. HEPATITIS PROFILE I
INCLUDES: HBs AG –REF. CORE M – REF. HAV AB – REF. HEPATITIS PROFILE II
SEE ACUTE HEPATITIS PANEL. HEPATITIS PROFILE III
INCLUDES: HBs AG – REF. (HEPATITIS B
Storage: Ref./Freeze HBs AB – REF. MONITORING)
CORE M – REF. Be AG - FREEZE Be AB - FREEZE HEP Bc AB TOTAL - FREEZE HEPATITIS PROFILE IV
INCLUDES: HBs AB – REF. (HEPATITIS B IMMUNITY
Storage: Ref./Freeze. HBs AG – REF. HEPATITIS B CORE TOTAL – FREEZE HEPATITIS PROFILE V
INCLUDES: HEPATITIS B VIRUS DNA-QUANT. – SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
(INFECTIVITY)
Storage: Freeze. FREEZE DNA – QUANT. FREEZE HEPATITIS Be AG - FREEZE HEPATITIS PROFILE VI
INCLUDES: HBs AG – REF. (HEPATITIS D PANEL)
Storage: Ref./Freeze HEPATITIS D TOTAL - FREEZE HEPATITIS PROFILE VII
INCLUDES: CORE M – REF. (A & B PROFILE)
Storage: Ref./Freeze HBs AG – REF. HBs AB – REF. TOTAL Bc AB - FREEZE HEP A AB TOTAL - FREEZE Be AG - FREEZE Be AB - FREEZE HEPATITIS PROFILE VIII
INCLUDES: HEP B CORE AB, TOTAL - FREEZE (B &C PROFILE)
Storage: Ref./Freeze Be AG -FREEZE CORE M – REF. HBs AB – REF. ANTI-HCV – REF. HBs AG – REF. HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS
I ANTIBODY
(IGG & IGM)
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS

II ANTIBODY
(IGG & IGM)
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS

6 ANTIBODY PANEL
HEXOSAMINIDASE A AND
USEFUL FOR DIAGNOSIS OF TAY SACKS Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE HEMOGLOBIN A1C. SEE HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE. HIGH DENSITY
LIPOPROTEIN - HDL
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
HISTONE ANTIBODY
OVERNIGHT FAST PREFERRED. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. HISTOPLASMA
ANTIBODY PANEL
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. HIV I/II AG-AB COMBO
HIV-1 AND 2 ANTIBODY
CONFIRMATION BY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. WESTERN BLOT
HIV-1 QUAL BY PCR

Type: Whole Blood USEFUL FOR VIROLOGIC DETECTION IN INFANTA <2 YRS. OLD. HIV-1 RNA BY PCR
QUANT. (VIRAL LOAD)
HIV-STAT
HIV-SUDS
HLA A, B, AND C TYPING
Type: Whole Blood FOR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CONTACT Min. Vol. 14 ml. BLOOD BANK AT 2243. Type: Whole Blood MUST REACH REF. LAB WITH-IN 24HRS OF Sterile Container 10 HR FAST RECOMMENDED. DISCARD FIRST MORNING SPECIMEN THEN COLLECT NEXT RANDOM SPECIMEN. PLACE ON ICE IMMEDIATELY AFTER DRAWING. CENTRIFUGE AND TRANSFER SERUM TO PLASTICE ALIQUOT TUBE. HTLV-I/II ANTIBODY
HUMAN CHORIONIC
SEE PREGNANCY (SERUM). GONATROPIN
SEE PREGNANCY (URINE). HUMAN GROWTH
HUMAN PAPILLOMA
OBTAIN HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV) KIT Min. Vol. 1 Swab FROM THE MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. EXT. 2278. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
HVA (24 HR URINE)
Sterile Container ADD 25 ML. OF 50% ACETIC ACID. HYDROCODONE
IBD (INFLAMMATORY
BOWEL DISEASE)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. IEP (SERUM)
SEE IMMUNOFIXATION (IGG,A,M). IFA METHODOLOGY. IF POSITIVE WILL REFLES TO TITER AND PATTERN. SEE IMMUNOFIXATION SERUM (IGG,IGA,IGM). SEE INSULIN GROWTH HORMONE BP3. SEE SOMATOMEDIN-C. ALLOW TO CLOT 1 HR. OVERNIGHT FASTING Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. IGG SUBCLASSES
SEE INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR. IMMUNE COMPLEXES
Sterile Container PHORESIS (CSF)
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. DOES NOT INCLUDE PHORESIS
Min. Vol. 50 ml. TOTAL PROTEIN. POUR OFF 2 SEPARATE (URINE RANDOM OR 24)
INCLUDES INTERPRETATION. (SERUM IGG, IGGA,IGM)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
(IGG,IGA,IGM,IGE)
DOES NOT INCLUDE INTERPRETATION. (IGG,IGA,IGM)
IMPRAMINE AND
DESIPRAMINE
Min. Vol. 1.1 ml. INDIA INK (CSF)
Sterile Container NOTIFY LAB OF ARRIVAL. INDIRECT COOMBS
Type: Serum/Plasma Lavender and Red INFLUENZA A AND B
ANTIBODY IGG,IGM
OVERNIGHT FAST REQUIRED. INSULIN GROWTH
HORMONE BP3
INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH
SEE SOMATOMEDIN-C. FACTOR-I
INTRINSIC FACTOR

BLOCKING ANTIBODY
IODINE (URINE)
Sterile Container IONIZED CALCIUM
SEE CALCIUM IONIZED. IRON & TIBC
SEE IRON AND TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY. IRON AND TOTAL IRON
INCLUDES % SATURATION BINDING CAPACITY
ISOPROPANOL
SEE ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL URINE. ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL
Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
IVY BLEEDING TIME
SEE BLEEDING TIME. JO-1 ANTIBODY
JOINT FLUID CULTURE
SEE ROUTINE (AEROBIC) CULTURE, TB (AFB) CULTURE, FUNGUS CULTURE, ANAEROBIC CULTURE. JUMBO FROZEN PLASMA
SEE FRESH FROZEN PLASMA JUMBO K+ (24 HR URINE)
SEE POTASSIUM 24 HR URINE. KEPPRA (LEVETIRACETAM)
Min. Vol. 0.2 ml KIDNEY STONE
SEE CALCULI ANALYSIS. ANALYSIS
KLEIHAUER-BETKE

SEE FETO-MATERNAL BLEED. STAIN
KOH – PREP

Type: Aspirates, SEE FUNGAL CULTURE COLLECTION. Body Fluids, Hair, Nails, Conjunctiva, Throat, Tissue, Urine, Vagina, Urethra Storage: R.T. TRANSPORT SPECIMEN ON ICE DEHYDROGENASE (LDH)
Type: Body Fluid Sterile Container SPECIFY TYPE OF FLUID TYPE IN COMMENT DEHYDROGENASE
(OTHER BODY FLUID)
LACTATE

Type: Peritoneal Sterile Container DEHYDROGENASE
(PERITONEAL FLUID)
Type: Pleural Fluid Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
DEHYDROGENASE
(PLEURAL FLUID)
LACTIC ACID

LAMICATAL
SEE LAMOTRIGINE. LAMOTRIGINE (LAMILTAL)
LAP STAIN
SEE LEUKOCYTE ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE. LATEX RAST IGE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE. LD (OTHER BODY FLUID)
SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (OTHER BODY FLUID). LD (PERITONEAL FLUID)
SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (PERITONEAL FLUID). LD (PLEURAL FLUID)
SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (PLEURAL FLUID). LD ISOENZYMES
DIVIDE INTO 2 1ML ALIQUOTS. SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE. SEE LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN. Type: Whole Blood COMPLETE HEAVY METALS FORM. LEAD AND ZINC
PROTOPORPHYRIN
LECITHIN-
Type: Amniotic Fluid Sterile Container PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CALL CHEM FOR SPHINGOMYELIN
Min. Vol. 10 ml. CENTRIFUGATION INSTRUCTIONS. RATIO
LEGIONELLA

SEE LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA ANTIBODY. ANTIBODIES
LEGIONELLA

PNEUMOPHILA
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. ANTIBODY
LEGIONELLA ANTIGEN

Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
LEUKOCYTE ALKALINE
Type: Whole Blood SPECIMEN REJECTION IF > 2 HR PHOSPHATASE
Storage: R.T. 2 hrs. OLD. TEST AVAILABLE MONDAY- FRIDAY 7 AM. – 11 AM ONLY. SEE LUTEINIZING HORMONE. LIDOCAINE
LIPID PANEL
REQUIRES 9-12 HOUR FAST. PANEL INCLUDES: CHOL. TRIG HDL LDL – CALCULATE WILL REFLEX TO DIRECT LDL IF TRIG > 400 LIPOPROTEIN A
LIQUID PLASMA
Lavender and Red REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY Min. Vol. 10 ml. Red Storage: R.T. 8 hrs. and 5 ml. Lavender REQUIRES USE OF THE HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). INCLUDES: TOTAL PROTEIN AG RATIO ALBUMIN TOTAL BILIRUBIN DIRECT BILIRUBIN ALT. AST. ALKP. LORAZEPAM (ATIVAN)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
LOW DENSITY
LIPOPROTEIN CHOL (LDL)
SEE LECITHIN SPHINGOMYELIN RATIO. TUBES MUST BE FULL. DOUBLE SPIN AND ANTICOAGULANT
FREEZE IN 2 ALIQUOTS OF 1 ML EACH. LUPUS PROFILE
BLUE TOP TUBE MUST BE FULL. INCLUDES: DS-DNA, IgG IFA-ANA RF CARDIOLIPIN AB, IgG AND IgM. LUTEINIZING HORMONE
LYME (CSF)
Sterile Container LYME – PCR
Type: Whole Blood Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. LYME (WESTERM BLOT)
LYME TITER, IGG,IGM
WILL REFLEX TO CONFIRM IF POSTIVE. LYSOZYME
SEE ELECTROLYTES. MAGNESIUM
MALARIAL SMEAR
Type: Whole Blood MEPHENYTOIN &
METABOLITE
MEPHOBARBITAL AND
PHENOBARBITAL
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
MEPROBAMATE
(CARISOPRODOL)
Min. Vol. 5.0 ml. MERCURY, BLOOD
Type: Whole Blood USE HEAVY METAL TUBE. MESANTOIN
SEE MEPHENYTOIN & METABOLITE. METHADONE
Sterile Container Sterile Container 24 HR URINE COLLECTED IN 25 ML OF 50% FRACTIONATED
Min. Vol. 10 ml. ACETIC ACID OR 10 GM OF BORIC ACID. 24 HR URINE
METANEPHRINES-FREE

(PLASMA)
Min. Vol. 2.5 ml. METHADONE
AVOID SST. DRAW PEAK 4 HOURS AFTER Min. Vol. 2.1 ml. FREEZE SPECIMEN IN AMBER VIAL OR IN TUBE WRAPPED IN FOIL. AVOID SST. METHYLMALONIC ACID
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. RANDOM URINE. DO NOT URINE (MMA)
THAW. COLLECT SECOND VOIDED SPECIMEN AFTER OVERNIGHT FAST. METHYMALONIC ACID
(PLASMA OR SERUM MMA)
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. MEXILETINE
SEE FLUORESCENT TREPONEMAL ANTIBODY. Sterile Container (RANDOM OR 24 HR.)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. MICROSOMAL AB
NEED TO CALL CHEMISTRY X2277 FOR COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS AND PATIENT PREPARATION. ENTER TEST NAME IN COMMENT SECTION WHEN ORDERING. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SEE ANTI-MITOCHONDRIAL ANTIBODIES. ANTIBODIES
MIXING STUDIES

TUBES MUST BE FULL. TESTING DONE Min. Vol. 10 ml. MONDAY – FRIDAY. SPECIMEN NEEDS TO BE DRAWN BETWEEN 6:30 – 11:00. SEE METHYLMALONIC ACID. MONO TEST
MONOSPOT
MRSA CULTURE
Type: Blood, Tissue, Sterile Container AVOID CONTAMINATION OF SPECIMEN WITH Min. Vol. 2 ml or 1 cm3 COMMENSAL ORGANISMS AS MUCH AS tissue, 10 ml. blood, 50 ml. body fluid, 5 ml. SPECIFY THE SOURCE OF THE SPECIMEN. Type: Whole Blood NEEDS INFORMED CONSENT FOR DNA (5,10 METHYLENETETRA-
HYDROFOLATE
REDUCTASE)
MUCOPOLYSAC-

CHARIDES
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Sterile Container (CSF) INCLUDES: SERUM IgG, & Gold SST (Serum) Min. Vol. 3 ml. CSF and CSF OLIGOCLONAL BANDS SERUM OLIGOCLONAL BANDS DOES NOT INCLUDE MYELIN BASIC PROTEIN – MUST ORDER SEPARATELY. INDICATE SPECIMEN TYPE ON TUBES. MUMPS ANTIBODY
MURAMIDASE
MUSCLE ANTIBODY
SEE ANTIMUSCLE (SKELETAL). MUSCLE, SMOOTH
SEE ANTI-SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODY. ANTIBODY
MYCOBACTERIAL

SEE TB (AFB) CULTURE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CULTURE
MYCOPLASMA

PNEUMONI ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. IGG
MYCOPLASMA HOMINIS

SEE MYCOPLASMA/UREAPLASMA. UREAPLASMA
CULTURE
MYCOPLASMA/UREA-

Storage: R.T. or Ref. Swab (use special SPECIAL UREAPLASMA KIT MAY BE Ureaplasma collection OBTAINED FROM MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. Min. Vol. 1 swab MYELINE BASIC
Sterile Container Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. MYOGLOBIN
MYOGLOBIN (URINE)
Sterile Container MYSOLINE
NA+ (24 HR URINE)
SEE SODIUM (24 HR URINE). NA+ (URINE)
SEE SODIUM (URINE). NASAL SMEAR FOR EOS
SWAB SENT TO MICRO. FOR SMEARS. SEE NEONATAL BILIRUBIN. NEISSERIA BY DNA
Type: Vaginal or NEONATAL BILIRUBIN
NEONATAL SCREENING
Type: Whole Blood PKU CARDS SENT OUT FROM MICRO. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
NEURON SPECIFIC
ENDOLASE
NEUROTIN
NEUTROPHIL
CYTOPLASMIC
ANTIBODY PROFILE
NH3

SEPARATE PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 15 MIN OF COLLECTION. AVOID HEMOLYSIS. NITRAZINE PAPER
Type: Amniotic Fluid Sterile Container NORDIAZEPAM
SEE CLORAZEPATE. SEE DISOPYRAMIDE NORPRAMIN
SEE DESIPRAMINE. AVOID SST. DRAW IMMEDIATELY BEFORE Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. SEE NEURON SPECIFIC ENOLASE. Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. INCLUDES CREAT. (24 HR URINE)
RANDOM URINE ACCEPTABLE. SEE OVA AND PARASITE. O2 SATURATION
Type: Whole Blood OBSTETRIC PANEL
SEE PRENATAL PROFILE. OCCULT BLOOD
-HIGH FIBER DIET 2 DAYS BEFORE TESTING. -NO RED MEAT ASPIRIN OR VIT. C IN EXCESS OF 250 MG/DAY. -DO NOT GIVE VIT. C FOR 3 DAYS PRIOR TO TESTING BY GUAIAC. -ANTACIDS MAY CAUSE A FALSE-NEGATIVE GUAIAC TESTS. -HIGH BULK, RED MEAT FREE DIET WITH RESTRICTION OF PEROXIDASE RICH SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
VEGETABLES (TURNIPS, MUSHROOMS, RADISHES, BROCCOLI, BEAN SPROUTS, ARTICHOKES, CAULIFLOWER, APPLES, ORANGES, BANANAS, CANTALOUPES, GRAPES, HORSERADISH), HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR 72 HR. PRIOR TO GUAIAC TESTING AND DURING TESTING TO DECREASE THE INCIDENCE OF FALSE POSITIVES. -THERAPEUTIC IRON CAUSES FALSE POSITIVE GUAIAC TESTS IN OVER HALF OF HEALTHY SUBJECTS. -AVOID ALCOHOL AND ASPIRIN, ESPECIALLY TOGETHER AS WELL AS OTHER GASTRIC IRRITANTS (STERIODS, RAUWOLFIA DEDRIVATIVES, ALL NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS, COLCHICINE). OCCULT BLOOD,
SEE GASTRIC OCCULT BLOOD (POCT). GASTRIC (POCT)
OCCULT BLOOD, FECAL

SEE FECAL OCCULT BLOOD (POCT). (POCT)
OCCULT BLOOD, URINE

SEE URINE OCCULT BLOOD (POCT). (POCT)
OLIGOCLONAL

Sterile Container and Min. Vol. 1 ml. of Serum OPIATES (QUAL.)
Sterile Container OPIATES (QUANT.)
Sterile Container OSMO (SERUM)
SEE OSMOLALITY (SERUM). OSMO (URINE)
SEE OSMOLALITY (URINE). OSMOLALITY
Sterile Container (RANDOM URINE)
OSMOLALITY (SERUM)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
OSMOTIC FRAGILITY
SEE RBC OSMOTIC FRAGILITY. OSTEOCALCIN
OVERNIGHT FASTING IS PREFEERED. AVOID LIPEMIA AND HEMOLYSIS. OTHER BODY FLUID
SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (OTHER OTHER BODY FLUID
SEE TOTAL PROTEIN (OTHER BODY FLUID). TOTAL PROTEIN
OTHER BODY FLUID

SEE AMYLASE (OTHER BODY FLUID). AMYLASE
OTHER BODY FLUID

SEE GLUCOSE (OTHER BODY FLUID). GLUCOSE
OTHER BODY FLUID

SEE URIC ACID (OTHER BODY FLUID). URIC ACID
OTHER FLUID CELL

Type: Other Body Sterile Container ONLY USE OTHER FLUID IF NOT: CSF PERITONEAL SYNOVIAL STATE TYPE OF FLUID IN THE COMMENT SECTION WHEN ORDERING. OVA AND PARASITE
Stool and Parasite kit. OVA AND PARASITE KIT OBTAINED FROM OXALATE (24 HR URINE)
Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 30 ML OF 6N HCL. OXYCODONE
OXYCODONE (URINE)
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. PANCREATIC
8 HR FASTING IS REQUIRED. POLYPEPTIDE
Min. Vol. 0.3 ml. SPECIMEN MUST BE KEPT COLD. SEE PROSTATIC ACID PHOSPHATASE. PARATHYROID
Type: Plasma/Serum HORMONE (PTH)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PARATHYROID
FASTING SPECIMEN REQUIRED. DRAW IN PRE- HORMONE RELATED
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. CHILLED LAVENDER TUBE, KEEP ON ICE. PEPTIDE
PARIETAL CELL

ANTIBODY
PAROXETINE (PAXIL)
PARVOVIRUS ANTIBODY
(IGG, IGM)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE PHENCYCLIDINE. PERITONEAL
Type: 24 Hr. Urine, Sterile Container ADEQUACY
Peritoneal Fluid and Min. Vol. 2 ml. urine, 2 ml. peritoneal fluid and 1 ml. plasma PERITONEAL FLUID
SEE AMYLASE (PERITONEAL FLUID). AMYLASE
PERITONEAL FLUID

SEE GLUCOSE (PERITONEAL FLUID). GLUCOSE
PERITONEAL FLUID

SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (PERITONEAL FLUID). PERITONEAL FLUID
Type: Peritoneal fluid Sterile Container SPECIMEN MUST BE ANTICOAGULATED. CELL COUNT
with heparin added or Type: Amiotic Fluid Amber Sterile Container PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CALL X2277 CHEMISTRY AND DELIVER IMMEDIATELY. PH (BODY FLUID)
Type: Body Fluid Sterile Container SPECIFIC BODY FLUID SOURCE MUST BE NOTED. IF COLLECTED IN HEPARINIZED SYRINGE AIR MUST BE EXPELLED. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PH (FECES)
Sterile Container BARIUM PROCEDURE AND LAXATIVES SHOULD BE AVOIDED FOR 1 WK. PRIOR TO COLLECTION. SPECIMEN REJECTION: URINE CONTAMINATION. SPECIMEN OUTSIDE CONTAINER. PH (PLEURAL FLUID)
Type: Pleural Fluid Sterile Container PH (VENOUS)
Type: Whole Blood PHENCYCLIDINE (PCP)
Sterile Container PHENYTOIN
PHENYTOIN (FREE AND
PHOSPATASE, ALKALINE
SEE ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE. CEROL
PHOSPHATIDYLGLYCEROL

PHOSPHORUS
PHOSPHORUS
Sterile Container (RANDOM URINE)
PHOSPHORUS
Sterile Container COLLECT IN 25 ML 6N HCL. (24 HR URINE)
PINWORM PREP
Slides with tape attached SPECIMEN REJECTION: Min. Vol. 1 slide USE OF FROSTED TAPE. COLLECT SPECIMEN ASAP AFTER PATIENT RISES & PRIOR TO DEFECATION OR BATHING. PAT THE PERIANAL AREA WITH THE STICKY SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SIDE OF CELLOPHANE TAPE (DO NOT USE FROSTED TAPE) ATTACH TO A GLASS SLIDE AND SHIP SLIDE IN A SLIDE MAILER. (LIPOPROTEIN ASSOCIATED
Min. Vol. 0.3 ml. PHOSPHOLIPASE A2)
PLAS+SD

Red and Lavender NO CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION) CALL BLOOD BANK FOR PRODUCT AVAILABILITY AND FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. PLATELET ANTIBODIES
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. PLATELET COUNT AND
Type: Whole Blood PLATELET PHERESIS
Red and Lavender NO CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). CALL BLOOD BANK FOR PRODUCT AVAILABILITY AND FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. PLATELETS
Red and Lavender NO CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 REQUIRES USE OF HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION) CALL BLOOD BANK FOR PRODUCT AVAILABILITY AND FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. PLEURAL FLUID
SEE GLUCOSE (PLEURAL FLUID). GLUCOSE
PLEURAL FLUID CELL

Type: Pleural Fluid Sterile Container SPECIMEN MUST BE ANTICOAGULATED. with heparin added or PLEURAL FLUID LDH
SEE LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE (PLEURAL SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PLEURAL FLUID PH
SEE PH (PLEURAL FLUID). PLEURAL FLUID TOTAL
SEE TOTAL PROTEIN (PLEURAL ANTI-PNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIBODY. ANTIBODY
POLYMYOSITIS-

SCLERODERMA
ANTIBODY
PORPHOBILINOGEN

Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 5 GMS. SODIUM CARBONATE. 24 HR URINE
Min. Vol. 10 ml. CREATININE NOT INCLUDED. Sterile Container PROTECT FROM LIGHT. QUANTITATIVE
Min. Vol. 15 ml. (RANDOM URINE)
PORPHYRINS

Sterile Container ADD 5 G SODIUM CARBONATE AT START OF FRACTIONATED
Min. Vol. 20 ml. COLLECTION. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. (24 HR URINE)
INCLUDES: PORPHOBILINOGEN. PORPHYRINS
Sterile Container PROTECT FROM LIGHT. Min. Vol. 15 ml. (RANDOM URINE)
POSTNATAL Rh IMMUNE

SEE POSTNATAL RHOGAM. GLOBULIN
POSTNATAL RHOGAM

Red and Lavender INCLUDES ABO/RH TYPE, INDIRECT COOMBS, Min. Vol. 10 ml. FETAL BLEED SCREEN AND RH IMMUNE Red, 5 ml Lavender POTASSIUM
AVOID HEMOLYSIS. POTASSIUM
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (24 HR URINE)
Min. Vol. 20 ml. POTASSIUM
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (RANDOM URINE)
PREALBUMIN
PREGNANCY (SERUM)
SEE HCG QUALITATIVE (SERUM). SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PREGNANCY (URINE)
SEE HCG QUALITATIVE (URINE). PRENATAL PROFILE
Type: Urine, Whole Sterile Container INCLUDES: CBC & DIFF Blood, and Serum Lavender, Red, and Gold TYPE AND INDIRECT 2 ml. Whole Blood HEPATITIS Bs AG. URINALYSIS PRIMIDONE AND
PHENOBARBITAL
Min. Vol. 0.4 ml.
PROGESTERONE

PROINSULIN
OVERNIGHT FASTING IS REQUIRED. DRAW IN Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. PRE-CHILLED LAVENDER TUBE. PROLACTIN
PRONESTYL
SEE PROCAINAMIDE. PROSTATE SPECIFIC
INCLUDES PSA FREE AND TOTAL. ANTIGEN RATIO
PROSTATIC ACID
PHOSPHATASE (PAP)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. PROSTATIC SPECIFIC
ANTIGEN
PROTEIN

ELECTROPHORESIS
Sterile Container ELECTROPHORESIS
Min. Vol. 25 ml. URINE (RANDOM)
PROTEIN

Sterile Container CREATININE NOT INCLUDED. NO ELECTROPHORESIS,
Min. Vol. 25 ml. PRESERVATIVE. INCLUDE TOTAL VOLUME. URINE (24 HR URINE)
PROTEIN

NO PRESERVATIVE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ELECTROPHORESIS
(SERUM)
PROTEIN

Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (24 HR URINE/RANDOM)
PROTEIN (CSF)
Sterile Container PROTEIN C FUNCTIONAL
TUBE MUST BE FULL. FREEZE IN 2 - 1 ML PROTEIN S FUNCTIONAL
TUBE MUST BE FULL. FREEZE IN 2 - 1 ML PROTHROMBIN GENE
Type: Whole Blood Yellow ACD Sol'n B ANALYSIS (MUTATION)
PROTHROMBIN TIME
SEE PROTIME AND INR. SEE PROTIME AND INR. PROTIME AND INR
COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE FULL. Storage: R.T. 4 hr. SPECIMEN REJECTION: Ref. 24 hrs. or Frozen SPECIMEN TOO OLD. INR SHOULD ONLY BE USED TO MONITOR STABLE ORAL ANTICOAGULANT THERAPY. PATIENTS HCT MUST BE BETWEEN 33% AND 53%. IF NOT THE AMOUNT OF ANTICOAGULANT IN THE COLLECTION TUBE MUST BE ALTERED ACCORDINGLY. CALL X2275. Type: Whole Blood 12-14 HR FAST. ABSTAIN FROM ALCOHOL FOR (FRACTIONATED)
24 HR. SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE AT MAYO WITHIN 48 HRS. OF COLLECTION. PLACE SPECIMEN ON WET ICE UNTIL SPUN. SEE ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN. PSA RATIO
SEE PROSTATIC SPECIFIC ANTIGEN RATIO. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
PTH RELATED PROTEIN
SEE PARATHYROID HORMONE RELATED PROTEIN. PYRIDINIUM COLLAGEN
Sterile Container COLLECT WITH 25 ML. OF 6N HCL OR 10 GMS. CROSS-LINKS (24 HR
URINE)
PYRUVATE BLOOD

Type: Whole Blood SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: CALL CHEMISTRY (X2277) FOR PYRUVATE TUBE AND INSTRUCTIONS. QUINIDINE
RA FACTOR
ALL REACTIVE RA'S WILL BE FOLLOWED BY TITERS WHICH WILL BE ORDERED BY THE LAB. RAJI CELLS
RAPAMYCIN
Type: Whole Blood RAPID PLASMA REAGIN
ALL REACTIVE RPR'S WILL BE FOLLOWED BY CONFIRMATORY TREPONEMA PALLIDUM ANTIBODY TESTING. RBC FOLATE
SEE FOLATE, RBC. RED BLOOD CELLS
Lavender and Red REQUIRES HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM Min. Vol. 10 ml. Red (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. REDUCING SUBSTANCES
Sterile Container RENAL FUNCTION
SODIUM POTASSIUM CHLORIDE CO2 GLUCOSE SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
CREATININE CALCIUM PHOSPHORUS PATIENT SHOULD BE AMBULATORY FOR 30 MIN PRIOR TO DRAW. DRAW IN PRECHILLED LAVENDER AND PLACE ON ICE. RESPIRATORY
Swabs or Sterile OBTAIN DURING ACUTE PHASE OF ILLNESS SYNCYTIAL
WHEN GREATEST AMOUNT OF VIRAL washes, aspirates or Min. Vol. 2.5 ml. of SHEDDING OCCURS. aspirate or washes SEE RETICULOCYTE COUNT. RETICULIN ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.2 ml. RETICULOCYTE COUNT
Type: Whole Blood REVERSE T3
SEE T3, REVERSE. SEE ALPHA-GALACTOSIDASE. RH IMMUNE GLOBULIN
SEE ANTENATAL RHOGAM OR POSTNATAL RHOGAM. RHEUMATOID FACTOR
Type: Body Fluid Sterile Container RHEUMATOID FACTOR
RHEUMATOID FACTOR
RISPERAL
(RISPERIDONE AND
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. METABOLITES)
RHOGAM

SEE ANTENATAL RHOGAM OR POSTNATAL RHOGAM. ROTOVIRUS ANTIGEN
Sterile Container Min. Vol. 10 ml. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Liquid or walnut ROUTINE CULTURE
Type: Pus or other Swab or aspirate MUST STATE SPECIFIC SITE. (AEROBIC)
properly obtained Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. GRAM STAIN DONE ON APPROPRIATE SITES. material or culturette ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY DONE ON CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGANISMS. SEE RAPID PLASMA REAGIN. SEE RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS. SALICYLATE
SALMONELLA AB
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. SCLERODERMA
ANTIBODIES
SCLERODERMA
ANTIBODIES
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SCOTCH TAPE TEST
SEE PINWORM PREP. SEE ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE. SEMEN ANALYSIS
SEE SPERM COUNT. SEROLOGIC TEST FOR
SEE RAPID PLASMA REAGIN. SYPHILIS
SEROTONIN

AVOID SST. MEDICATIONS THAT AFFECT Min. Vol. 2.5 ml. TEST:RESERPINEMETHYLDOPA, MAO INHIBITORS, LITHIUM, MORPHINE. SEX HORMONE BINDING
GLOBULIN
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SICKLE SCREEN
Type: Whole Blood SICKLE CELL SCREEN
SEE SICKLE SCREEN. SEE TRANSFERRIN. SINEQUAN
SEE DOXEPIN AND METABOLITES. SINGLE DONOR PLASMA
Lavender and Red NO CROSSMATCH REQUIRED. REQUIRES 20-30 Min. Vol. 10 ml Red MIN. TO THAW. REQUIRES USE OF THE HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. SINGLE STRANDED DNA
SJOGREN'S ANTIBODIES
OVERNIGHT FAST IS PREFERRED. SKELETAL MUSCLE
SEE ANTIMUSCLE (SKELETAL). ANTIBODIES
SM & RNP ANTIBODIES

SEE ANTI-EXTRACTABLE NUCLEAR ANTIGEN ANTIBODY. SMOOTH MUSCLE
SEE ANTI-SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODY. ANTIBODY
SMOOTH MUSCLE

SEE ANTISMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODY. ANTIBODIES
SODIUM

Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. REFRIGERATE URINE (24 HR URINE)
DURING COLLECTION. Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (RANDOM URINE)
SOLUABLE
TRANSFERRIN
Min. Vol. 0.3 ml. RECEPTOR
SOLUBILITY TEST

SEE SICKLE SCREEN. SEE CARISOPRODOL AND MEPROBAMATE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Min. Vol. 0.4 ml. SPERM ANTIBODY
SPERM COUNT
Sterile Container DELIVER TO LAB WITHIN 2 HR. OF (POST VASECTOMY)
Min. Vol. Entire AVOID TEMPERATURE EXTREMES. SPERM COUNT
Sterile Container MONDAY – FRIDAY ONLY, EXCLUDING Min. Vol. Entire NO CONDOMS WITH SPERMICIDE. EJACULATION SHOULD BE AVOIDED 3 DAYS PRIOR. SEE SEMEN COLLECTION IN MICROBIOLOGY SPECIMEN COLLECTION SECTION. SPINAL FLUID CELL
SEE CELL COUNT (CSF). COUNT
SPRUE ANTIBODIES

ORDER: TRANSGLUTAMINASE ANTIBODY RETICULIN ANTIBODY IGA GLIADIN ANTIBODIES IGG IGA SEE SJOGREN'S ANTIBODIES. STONE RISK PROFILE
Type: Urine/Serum CALL CHEMISTRY WHEN ORDERING TEST Min. Vol. 24 hr urine (X2277) TO GET SPECIAL KIT. STOOL CULTURE
Type: Stool or Swabs Sterile Container or AVOID X-RAY CONTENT MATERIAL AND/OR Storage: R.T. 4 hr. or ANTIDIARRHEA MEDICATIONS. ONE SPECIMEN/DAY FOR 3 DAYS. IF SWABS ARE USED PASS BEYOND ANAL SPHINCTER. SCREENED FOR SALMONELLA, SHIGELLA, YERSINIA, AND CAMPYLOBACTER. STOOL FOR POLYS
Sterile Container REJECTION: SPECIMEN TOO OLD. Storage: R.T. 4 hr. TEST PERFORMED 7 AM – 3 PM. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
STREP A SCREEN
Type: Throat Swabs 2 SWABS SHOULD BE COLLECTED ONE FOR posterior pharynx, STREP SCREEN- (UNCRUSHED AMPULE) ; OTHER FOR THROAT CULTURE (CRUSHED Storage: R.T. 1 hr. AMPULE) TO BE DONE IF STREP SCREEN IS NEGATIVE. DO NOT ALLOW SWABS TO TOUCH TONGUE. STREP SCREEN
SEE RAPID PLASMA REAGIN. SUBCLASSES IGG
SEE IGG SUBCLASSES. SUBOXONE
Sterile Container QUANTITATIVE RESULTS. (BUPRENOPHINE AND
NORBUPRENOPHINE)
SUBOXONE, MECONIUM

Sterile Container QUALITATIVE RESULTS Min. Vol. 2 gms. SHIPPED TO NMS LABS. SUCROSE HEMOLYSIS
SEE SUGAR WATER. TEST
SUGAR

SEE GLUCOSE (FASTING). SURGERY DATE (USE
DATE SURGERY IS SCHEDULED. FOR PRE-TESTING
PLACE DATE IN THE COMMENT SECTION PATIENTS ONLY)
HYPOGLYCEMIC SCREEN
Min. Vol. 1.1 ml. SWEAT CHLORIDE
Sterile Container SCHEDULE THRU CENTRAL SCHEDULING. Min. Vol. > 0.06 mg. DONE TUESDAYS AND THURDAYS – DAYLIGHT STAFFING PERMITTED. PATIENT PREPARATION: 30 MIN. SWEAT COLLECTION (INDUCED). PATIENT TO ARRIVE BY 10 AM. DAY OF TESTING. SYMMETREL
SYNOVIAL FLUID CELL
Type: Synovial Fluid Lavender or Dark Green SPECIMEN MUST BE ANTICOAGULATED. Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. INCLUDES VISCOSITY. TRANSPORT TO LAB WITHIN 1 HR. OF COLLECTION. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
REJECTION: SPECIMEN CLOTTED. SYNOVIAL FLUID,
SEE GLUCOSE (SYONOVIAL FLUID). GLUCOSE
SYNOVIAL FLUID,

SEE TOTAL PROTEIN (SYNOVIAL FLUID). TOTAL PROTEIN
SYNOVIAL FLUID, URIC

SEE URIC ACID (SYNOVIAL FLUID). ACID
T3 FREE

Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. T3 RESIN UPTAKE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. T3 UPTAKE
T3, REVERSE
Min. Vol. 0.4 ml. T3-T4-T7
T4, FREE BY DIALYSIS
Min. Vol. 2.0 ml. TB (AFB) CULTURE
Type: First morning Sterile Container INDICATE SPECIMEN SOURCE. STAIN DONE ON ALL SOURCES. sputum, CSF, tissue, bronchial washings, body fluids, urine. Storage: Ref. SEE TOTAL BILIRUBIN. SEE TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS. TEGRETOL
SEE CARBAMAZEPINE. TEMPLATE BLEEDING
SEE BLEEDING TIME. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
AVOID SST. PATIENT'S AGE AND SEX (TOTAL AND FREE)
TESTOSTERONE, TOTAL
AND BIOAVAILABLE
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. IF DELAY IN TESTING, TRANSFER SERUM TO PLASTIC ALIQUOT TUBE. THROAT CULTURE
Type: Throat Swab MUST NOTE IF NEISSERIA GONORRHEA IS Storage: R.T. or Ref. Min. Vol. 1 swab SUSPECTED. ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY DONE ON CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT ORGANISMS. TAT: 24 HR PRELIMINIARY REPORT. 48 HR FINAL REPORT. THYROGLOBULIN TUMOR
MARKER QUANTITATIVE
INCLUDES:THYROGLOBULIN AB SCREEN THYROGLOBULIN TUMOR MARKER ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODY. AUTOANTIBODIES
THYROID

SEE THYROGLOBULIN ANTIBODIES. ANTITHYROGLOBULIN
ANTIBODY
THYROID

SEE THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODY. AUTOANTIBODIES
THYROID PEROXIDASE

ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. THYROID STIMULATING
(ULTRASENSITIVE)
THYROTROPINR RECEPTOR

SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ANTIBODY
Min. Vol. 1.0 ml. THYROXINE
THYROXINE BINDING
GLOBULIN
Min. Vol. 0.4 ml. SEE TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY. SEE TRANSGLUTAMINASE AB. TRANSGLUTAMINASE AB,
(IGA)
TOBRAMYCIN (PEAK)

AVOID SST. DRAW 1 HR AFTER IV DOSE OR 2 HRS. AFTER IM OR ORAL DOSE. TOBRAMYCIN (TROUGH)
AVOID SST. DRAW 30 MIN. BEFORE NEXT TOFRANIL
SEE IMIPRAMINE & DESIPRAMINE. TOPIRAMATE
(TOPOMAX)
Min. Vol. 0.4 ml. TORCH IGG
Min. Vol. 1.2 ml. TORCH IGM
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. TOTAL BILIRUBIN
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. TOTAL EO.
SEE TOTAL EOSINOPHIL COUNT. TOTAL EOSINOPHIL
TOTAL IRON BINDING
CAPACITY
TOTAL PROTEIN
SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS. ELECTROPHORESIS
TOTAL PROTEIN

AVOID HEMOLYSIS. TOTAL PROTEIN
Type: Peritoneal Sterile Container (PERITONEAL FLUID)
TOTAL PROTEIN
Type: Pleural Fluid Sterile Container SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
(PLEURAL FLUID)
TOTAL PROTEIN
Type: Synovial Fluid Sterile Container (SYNOVIAL FLUID)
TOTAL PROTEIN
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (RANDOM URINE)
TOTAL PROTEIN
Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (24 HR URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. TOTAL PROTEIN
Type: Other Body Sterile Container SPECIFY TYPE OF FLUID IN COMMENT (OTHER BODY FLUID)
TOXOPLASMA GONDII
ANTIBODY, IGG or IGM
SEE THYROID PEROXIDASE ANTIBODY. TRANSFERRIN
TRANSFUSION
Red and Lavender REACTION
Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 INVESTIGATION
ANTIBODY, IGA
TRANXENE
SEE CLORAZEPATE. TRAZODONE
AVOID SST. DRAW 12 HRS AFTER LAST DOSE FOLLOWING 5 DAYS ON DRUG. TREPONEMA PALLIDUM
SEE FLUORSCENT TREPONEMAL ANTIBODY. ANTIBODIES
TRICHOMONAS WET

Type: Urine, swabs Sterile Container or of urethra, cervix, Min. Vol. 0.5 to 1 ml. or TRICYCLIC
Sterile Container ANTIDEPRESSANTS
TRILEPTAL
DRAW IMMEDIATELY BEFORE NEXT DOSE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
(OXCARBAZEPINE
Min. Vol. 0.3 ml. METABOLITE)
TROPONIN I

TRYPTASE
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. SEE THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE (ULTRASENSITIVE). SEE ACETAMINOPHEN. Red and Lavender MAY REQUIRE HOLLISTER IDENT-A-BAND Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. TYPE & CROSSMATCH
Red and Lavender REQUIRES USE OF THE HOLLISTER IDENT-A- Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). THIS ORDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PRODUCT CROSSMATCH REQUEST (SEE CROSSMATCH). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. TYPE & SCREEN
Red and Lavender REQUIRES USE OF THE HOLLISTER IDENT-A- Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 BAND SYSTEM (SEE BLOOD BANK SPECIMEN COLLECTION). REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY LABELED. TYPE AND INDIRECT
Red and Lavender REJECTION: SPECIMEN IMPROPERLY Min. Vol. 10 ml. red, 5 USE FOR PRENATAL TESTING. TYPE AND RH
SEE TYPE AND INDIRECT COOMBS. Sterile Container NO PRESERVATIVE. (24 HR URINE)
Min. Vol. 10 ml. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
Sterile Container (DIALYSATE)
UREA NITROGEN
URIC ACID
URIC ACID
Sterile Container COLLECT IN 10 ML OF NaOH. (24 H URINE)
REFRIGERATE URINE DURING COLLECTION. STATE TOTAL URINE VOLUME FOR 24 HR COLLECTION. URIC ACID
Type: Body Fluid Sterile Container SPECIFY TYPE OF FLUID IN THE COMMENT (OTHER BODY FLUID)
URIC ACID (SYNOVIAL
Type: Synovial Fluid Sterile Container URINALYSIS
Sterile Container CLEAN CATCH SPECIMEN PREFERRED (SEE Storage: Ref. if not Min. Vol. 10 ml. CLEAN CATCH COLLECTION PROCEDURE). processed within 2 MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION OF SEDIMENT IF A SPECIFIC COMPONET EXCEEDS PRESET LIMITS FOR (PROTEIN, LEUKOCYTE ESTERASE, NITRATE, OCCULT BLOOD, TURBIDITY). REDUCING SUBSTANCES SCREENED IF PATIENT IS UNDER 2 YRS OR A MATERNITY PATIENT. REJECTION:QNS IMPROPERLY LABELED SPECIMEN SPECIMEN DELAYED IN TRANSPORT CAUSING DECOMPOSITION OR BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH URINALYSIS
Sterile Container CLEAN CATCH SPECIMEN PREFERRED (SEE (NO MICROSCOPIC)
Storage: Ref. if not CLEAN CATCH COLLECTION PROCEDURE). SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
processed within 2 MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION OF SEDIMENT IF A SPECIFIC COMPONENT EXCEEDS PRESET LIMITS FOR (PROTEIN, LEUKOCYTE ESTERASE, NITRATE, OCCULT BLOOD, TURBIDITY). REDUCING SUBSTANCES SCREENED IF PATIENT IS UNDER 2YRS OR A MATERNITY PATIENT. REJECTION: QNS IMPROPERLY LABELED SPECIMEN SPECIMEN DELAYED IN TRANSPORT CAUSING DECOMPOSITION OR BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH URINARY CALCULI
SEE CALCULI ANALYSIS. URINE CALCIUM
SEE CALCIUM 24 HR URINE. URINE CULTURE
Sterile Container PROPER SOURCE MUST BE NOTED. Storage: Ref. 12 hr. ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTABILITY PERFORMED ON SIGNIFICANT CLINICAL ISOLATES. COLONY COUNT PERFORMED ON ALL SPECIMENS. CATH SPECIMENS ALL ISOLATES ID AND SUSCEPTIBILITY PERFORMED. SPECIMENS REPORTED AS CONTAMINATED IF THE FOLLOWING IS OBSERVED: 1. MULTIPLE GRAM NEGATIVE RODS (3 OR MORE TYPES). 2. GROSSLY CONTAMINATED WITH GRAM POSITIVE ORGANISMS. 30,000 COL/ML OR MORE IDENTIFIED AND SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
SUSCEPTIBILITY PERFORMED. URINE DIPSTICK (POCT)
Sterile Container URINE FOR
Sterile Container EOSINOPHILS
URINE MYOGLOBIN
SEE MYOGLOBIN (URINE). URINE OCCULT BLOOD
Sterile Container URINE PROTEIN
SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS URINE ELECTROPHORESIS
(RANDOM)
URINE PROTEIN

SEE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS URINE (24 HR ELECTROPHORESIS
(24 HR URINE)
VALIUM

SEE BENZODIAZEPINES. VALPROIC ACID
VALPROIC,
FREE AND TOTAL
VANCOMYCIN
SEE CULTURE, VRE. RESISTANT
ENTEROCOCCUS
VANCOMYCIN

AVOID SST. PROVIDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND (TROUGH)
DATE AND TIME OF LAST DOSE. VANCOMYCIN
AVOID SST. PROVIDE DOSAGE AMOUNT AND DATE AND TIME OF LAST DOSE. Sterile Container COLLECT URINE WITH 25 ML OF50% ACETIC ACID (24 HR URINE)
BORIC ACID. INCLUDE TOTAL VOLUME. VAP CHOLESTEROL
Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. VARICELLA ZOSTER
Type: Vesicle fluid or Viral Culture Transport VIRAL CULTURE TRANSPORT MEDIA (VCTM) lesion scrapings MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. X2278. VARICELLA ZOSTER (IGG)
SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
VARICELLA ZOSTER (IGM)
VDRL (CSF)
Sterile Container Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. VDRL (SERUM)
SEE RAPID PLASMA REAGIN. VENLAFAXINE &
METABOLITE
DRAW BEFORE NEXT DOSE. VIRAL CULTURE
Type: Fluid, Tissue, Sterile Container or CALL MICROBIOLOGY WHEN ORDERING FOR SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS. VIRAL CULTURE TRANSPORT MEDIA MAY BE OBTAINED IN MICROBIOLOGY DEPT. (X2278). VITAMIN A
FAST OVERNIGHT. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. VITAMIN B1 (THIAMIN)
Type: Whole Blood NO VITAMINES FOR 12 HRS BEFORE DRAW. VITAMIN B2
AVOID SST. PROTECT FROM LIGHT FAST Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. VITAMIN B3
VITAMIN B6
PROTECT FROM LIGHT. 12-14 HR FAST. VITAMIN B12
STORE PROTECTED FROM LIGHT. VITAMIN C
FAST OVERNIGHT. PLACE TUBE ON ICE AND PROTECT FROM LIGHT. VITAMIN D 1,25-HYDROXY
VITAMIN D3 TOTAL. 4 HOUR FAST Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. VITAMIN D2
SEE VITAMIN D 1,25-HYDROXY. VITAMIN E
PROTECT FROM LIGHT. DRAW AFTER A 12-14 Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. VITAMIN K
PROTECT FROM LIGHT. Min. Vol. 1.5 ml. SEE VANILLYLMANDELIC ACID. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
VMA (24 HR URINE)
SEE VANILLYLMANDELIC ACID 24 HR URINE. VON WILLEBRAND
TUBES MUST BE FULL. FREEZE (3) – 1 ML. ALIQUOTS IN PLASTIC VIALS. WARFARIN
WARM PANEL
Lavender and Red (ANTIBODY ID)
SEE WHOLE BLOOD. WBC & DIFF
Type: Whole Blood WBC COUNT
WELLBUTRIN
WEST NILE VIRUS, IGG AND
IGM (SERUM)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. WEST NILE VIRUS, IGG AND
Sterile Container IGM (CSF)
Min. Vol. 0.5 ml. WHOLE BLOOD
Lavender and Red CONTACT BLOOD BANK AT 2243 FOR X-MATCH FOR BLOOD
SEE TYPE & CROSSMATCH. COMPONENTS
XYLOCAINE

YEAST CULTURE
SEE FUNGUS CULTURE. YEAST WET PREP
Sterile Container WET PREP TUBE CONTAINING 0.5-1.0 ML. OF Aspirate, Body Fluid, Min. Vol. 1 ml. Fluid or SALINE WHICH CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE Swabs of cervix, vagina, throat or conjunctiva. Storage: R.T. YERSINIA CULTURE
SEE STOOL CULTURE. ZARONTIN
SEE ETHOSUXIMIDE. USE TRACE ELEMENT TUBE. SPECIMEN
TEST NAME
CONTAINER
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN
Type: Whole Blood ZONEGRAN (ZONISAMIDE)
Min. Vol. 0.6 ml. SEE ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN.

Source: http://www.altoonaregional.org/lab/pdfs/17_manual_a-zand_ref.pdf

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Annual Report for the Year 2002 National Institute of Physics College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines Table of Contents I. Executive Summary Caesar Saloma, Ph.D.Director of Institute II. Report of the Deputy Director for Academic Affairs Ronald Banzon, Ph.D. III. Report of the Deputy Director for Research & Extensions

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