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CODETEST NAMESPECIMENSTABILITYMETHODREPORT
Z785Abortion Panel
**CD3 *CD19 *CD16 + CD56 *
TNF-alpha *HLA DR, DQA1 & DQB1 (Class II) Typing
2 mL SERUM + 6 mL EDTA WB
+ 3 mL Heparinized WB
18–22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow Cytometry, CLIA, PCRS: Mon 4 pm R: 2 days
H022Absolute Eosinophil Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical
Impedence, VCS
Daily
H052Absolute Lymphocyte Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence,
VCS
Daily
H051Absolute Neutrophil Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical
Impedence, VCS
Daily
S220Acetyl Choline Receptor (ACHR) Binding Antibody2 mL SERUM
Avoid general anaesthetic or muscle relaxant drugs 24 hrs prior to sampling.
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
RIAS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Same day
RW002Acetyl Choline Receptor (ACHR) Blocking Antibody2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month
R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW003Acetyl Choline Receptor (ACHR) Modulating Antibody2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Avoid general anaesthetic or muscle relaxant drugs 24 hrs prior to sampling.
R 2 weeks
F 6 weeks
Radiobinding AssayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW004Acetyl Cholinesterase, Amniotic Fluid3 mL Amniotic FLUID
Avoid blood contamination Sample to be drawn between 13
-24 weeks gestation
R 21 days
F 1 year
Gel ElectrophoresisS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B054Acid Phosphatase, Prostatic2 mL SERUM
Add 2 drops 5% Acetic Acid
R 5 days
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
B053Acid Phosphatase, Total2 mL SERUM
Add 2 drops 5% Acetic Acid
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
R040ACTH2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Draw sample between 8-10 a.m Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksCLIADaily
E016Activated Protein C Resistance; APCR3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot DetectionS: Wed 11 am R: Next day
OS100ACTN3 (Sports Gene), Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Mon 11 am R: 10 days
Z805Acute Kidney Injury Panel
*Cystatin C *Neutrophil Gelatinase - Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) *Creatinine, serum
*Fractional excretion of Sodium
5 mL SERUM + 10 mL random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIA,
Nephelometry, Jaffe's reaction, Indirect ISE
S: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: Same day
Z865Acute Leukemia Diagnostic Comprehensive Profile
*CBC *Peripheral blood smear
*Bone Marrow Examination Panel 1 *Leukemia diagnostic panel : Acute leukemia - T. B or Myeloid
*Cytogenetic / Molecular genetic studies for :
AML- FISH - t(8;21)(q22;q22.1);RUNX1- RUNX1T1; t(15;17); PML- RARA;inv(16)(p13.1q22)/ t(16;16)(p13.1;q22);CBFB- MYH11;
t(9;11)(p21.3;q23.3);MLLT3-
5 mL EDTA WB + 4 mL
Heparinized BONE MARROW + 2 peripheral blood SMEARS + 4 Bone marrow ASPIRATE SMEARS
18–22°C
within 48 hrs
Electrical Impedance, VCS,
Microscopy, Flow cytometry, FISH,
Karyotyping, PCR Fragment Analysis
S: Mon 11 am R: Sat
Z775Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), Cytogenetics Panel
*BCR/ABL or Philadelphia translocation * t(variable;11q23) ; MLL gene breakapart *t(12;21) (p13;q22); TEL/AML1
*Chromosome analysis, Hematological malignancy
8 mL Heparinized WB + 4 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW18–22°C
within 24 hrs
FISH,
Conventional Karyotyping
S: Daily 6 pm R: 7 days
Z774Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Cytogenetics Panel
*t(8;21) or LSI ETO/AML1 * inv (16) (p13q22) or t(16;16)
(p13;q22) or CBFB * t(15;17) or LSI PML/RARA
*t(variable;11q23) ; MLL gene breakapart *Chromosome analysis, Hematological
malignancy
8 mL Heparinized WB + 4 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW18–22°C
within 24 hrs
FISH,
Conventional Karyotyping
S: Daily 6 pm R: 7 days
R156Adenosine Deaminase; ADA2 mL SERUM / PLASMA /
BODY FLUID / CSF
R 1 week
F 6 months
Spectrophotome
try
Daily
M211Adenovirus Antigen for Gastroenteritis. Stool5 g Fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
M213Adenovirus Antigen for Respiratory infectionsNasal SWAB / Nasopharyngeal / BAL / Endotracheal tube SECRETIONSR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
N126Adenovirus, Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
OS102ADRB2 Genotyping For Beta-2 Agonist Responsiveness4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am R: 10 days
M094AFB Identification, Rapid; PNB TestPURE GROWTHR 1 month
F Unacceptable
Automated FluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 15 days
P030AFB StainBODY FLUIDS / TISSUE / SWABS / BONE MARROW / GASTRIC LAVAGE/ URINE /
PUS
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Fluorescent & Conventional microscopic
examination
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: Same day
R030AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein), Maternal2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R084AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein),
Amniotic Fluid
3 mL Amniotic FLUIDR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
F001AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein), Tumor Marker2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
P094Albert StainTHROAT SWABS in Aerobic transport medium / AIR DRIED
SMEARS
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Gram & Metachromatic
staining
Daily
Z088Albumin & IgG CSF2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 6 months
NephelometryS: Mon through Sat by 4 pm
R: Same day
B094Albumin CSF2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 6 months
NephelometryS: Mon through Sat by 4 pm
R: Same day
P086Albumin, Fluid2 mL BODY FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 6 months
BCGDaily
B039Albumin Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 months
BCGDaily
K017Alcohol (Ethanol) Screen, Serum2 mL SERUM
Cleanse collection site with non- alcoholic agent
R 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
Alcohol Dehydrogenase UVDaily
G184Alcohol Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) & Ethyl Sulphate (EtS), Quantitative, Urine5 mL URINER 3 days
F 1 week
LC-MS / MSS: Daily by 5 pm R: Next day
S024Aldehyde Chopra Test for Kala Azar2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Tube ClottingDaily
B052Aldolase2 mL SERUM / Heparinized / EDTA PLASMAR 5 days
F 6 months
SpectrophotometryDaily
B175Aldosterone / Plasma Renin Direct Ratio2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Draw sample between 8-10 a.m Patient Ambulatory or Upright 2 hrs prior to sampling
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksCLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
U039Aldosterone, 24 Hr Urine5 mL aliquot of 24 Hr URINE
State Total Volume
Add Boric Acid, 1 gor100 mL to maintain pH below 7.5
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIAS:Thu 4 pm R:Next day
R049Aldosterone, Serum2 mL SERUM
Patient Ambulatory / Upright 2 hrs prior to sampling
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
E011Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), Isoenzymes2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Agarose Gel ElectrophoresisS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
R121Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 months
EIAS: Mon 9 am R: Same day
B041Alkaline Phosphatase; ALP2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
IFCCDaily
G102Alkaptonuria, Urine, Qualitative10 mL URINE
Wrap in aluminium foil to protect from light
R 24 hrs
F 72 hrs
ChemicalDaily
G182Alkaptonuria, Urine, Quantitative15 mL URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Gas
Chromatography
/ Mass Spectrometry
S:Daily by 5 pm R: 5 days
Z089Allergy Comprehensive Profile
*Allergy Screen * 7 Allergy Panels * 32 Individual allergens
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
A111Allergy Phadiatop, Adult3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
A112Allergy Phadiatop, Pediatric3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
Z092Allergy Post Screening Profile
* 7 Allergy Panels * 32 Individual allergens
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
A001Allergy Screen
*Total IgE * PhadiaTop
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
Allergy Individual Marker3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAP Specific IgES: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
A024 A093 A075 A028 A049 A005 A086 A050 A040 A022 A092 A038 A053 A011 A004 A069 A059 A077 A063 A047 A073 A030 A070 A007 A097 A010 A071 A076 A072
A089
Acacia Alder Almond
Alternaria tenuis Apple
Aspergillus fumigatus Bahia grass
Banana Beef
Bermuda Grass Brinjal Buckwheat Cabbage
Cat epithelium & dander Candida albicans
Carob Carrot Casein Cashewnut Celery Cheddar Chicken Chickpea
Cladosporium herbarum Cocklebur
Cockroach Cocoa Coconut Coffee
Common Pigweed
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAP Specific IgES: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
A095 A014 A061 A015 A016 A041 A090 A027 A031 A045 A019 A088 A013 A008 A023 A057 A066 A078 A036 A080 A084 A034 A091 A006 A009 A025 A096 A109 A119 A079CottonwoodCow dander Cucumber Dog dander Egg white Egg yolk Elm Eucalyptus Fish
Garlic Gluten Goosefoot
Horse dander House dust Johnson grass Lemon
Lentil Lobster Maize Mango
Meadow grass Melaleuca Mesquite
Milk Mites Mug wort Mulberry
MushroomMussel Mutton
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAP Specific IgES: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
A094 A035 A032 A046 A048 A054 A067 A051 A021 A056 A062 A003 A058 A064 A039 A060 A087 A098 A029 A074 A082 A120 A037 A020 A017 A052
A055
Oak Oat Olive Onion Orange Paprika Pea Peach Peanut Pear Pecan
Penicillium Notatum Pineapple
Pistachio Pork Potato Ragweed Rapeseed Rice
Rye Ryegrass Salmon Sesame Shrimp Soybean Spinach Strawberry
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAP Specific IgES: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
A083 A043 A121 A042 A065 A018 A026 A068 A033
A044
Timothy grass Tomato
Tuna Turkey Walnut Wheat White pine White bean Willow
Yeast
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAP Specific IgES: Daily by 11 am R: Same day
ALLERGY PANELS6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z164



Z684










Z685









Z690
Animal Panel
(Cat epithelium, Cow, Dog & Horse Dander)

Asthma / Rhinitis Screening Panel, Adults
(Common Ragweed, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, Alterneria tenuis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Penicillium notatum, House dust & Cockroach)

Asthma / Rhinitis Screening Panel, Pediatric
(Common Ragweed, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Penicillium notatum, Egg white, Milk & Cockroach )

Eczema Panel for Non-
Vegetarians
(Wheat, Rice, Peanut, Soybean, Potato, Milk, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farinae, Fish,
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z689






Z527







Z881









Z091
Eczema Panel for Vegetarians(Wheat, Rice, Peanut, Lentil, Soybean, Potato, Milk, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus & Dermatophagoides farinae)

Eczema Comprehensive Panel(Egg white, Cow's milk, Fish, Shimp, Wheat, Rice, Peanut, Lentil, Soybean, Chick pea, Lemon, Banana, Mites, Dog dander, Cow dander, Horse dander & Cat epithelium)

Food Screening Panel For Indian Population
(Cow milk, Egg yolk, Milk powder, Wheat flour, Rice, Soybean, Peanut, Coconut, Apple, Grape, Potato, Spinach, Onion, Cucumber, Chicken, Mustard, Coffee, Ginger, Crab, Shrimp / Prawn)

Food Panel 1
(Egg white, Milk, Wheat, Soybean, Fish, Chicken, Rice, Gluten, Shrimp & Peanut)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z691



Z524





Z692


Z693
Food Panel 2
(Egg white, Milk, Wheat, Soybean, Fish & Peanut)

Fruit Comprehnsive Panel(Orange, Apple, Banana, Peach, Mango, Strawberry, Pear, Lemon, Pineapple & Coconut)

Fruit Panel 1
(Orange, Apple, Banana & Peach)

Fruit Panel 2
(Strawberry, Pear, Lemon & Pineapple)
Z525





Z882











Z160
Grass Panel
(Bermuda grass, Rye grass, Timothy grass, Meadow grass, Johnson grass & Bahia grass)

Inhalation Screening Panel For Indian Population
(Timothy grass, Cultivated rye, Corn, Eucalyptus, False ragweed, Carnation flower, Sunflower, House dust Mites, Dermatophagoides farina, Cockroach, Cat, Dog, Pigeon feathers, Chicken feathers, Aspergillus fumigatus, Trichophyton, Cotton yarn, Strawdust, Jute, Sheep wool)

Mold Panel
(Penicillium notatum, Cladosporium herbarum, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans & Alternaria tenuis)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z520




Z695




Z523
Non Vegetarian Panel 1(Pork, Beef, Egg, Turkey & Chicken)


Non Vegetarian Panel 2(Fish, Shrimp, Lobster Mussel, Tuna & Salmon)

Nut Panel
(Pecan, Cashew nut, Pistachio, Walnut, Almond & Peanut)
Z885
















Z522




Z531
Pediatric Food & Inhalation Panel for Indian Population(Apple, α-lactalbumin, β- lactalbumin, Bovine serum albumin (BSA), Carrot, Casein, Codfish, Egg white, Egg yolk, Hazelnut, Milk, Peanut, Potato, Rice, Soy bean, Wheat flour, Alternaria alternata , Aspergillus fumigatus, Birch, Cat, Caldosporium herbarum, Dermatophagoides farinae, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dog, Grass Mix (Timothy grass & Cultivated rye), Horse & Mugwort)

Pulses Panel
(Lentils, White bean & Chick panel)

Vegetable Comprehensive Panel
(Spinach, Cabbage, Paprika, Tomato, Mushroom, Garlic, Onion, Celery, Carrot, Potato, Cucumber & Brinjal)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z686




Z687



Z688



Z526
Vegetable Panel 1
Tomato, Yeast, Garlic, Onion & Celery)

Vegetable Panel 2
(Tomato, Spinach, Cabbage & Paprika)

Vegetable Panel 3(Carrot, Spinach, Potato & Cucumber)

Weed Panel
(Ragweed, Goosefoot, Common pigweed, Cocklebur, Mugwort & Rapeseed)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z529





















Z528
Wheeze / Rhinitis Comprehensive Panel, Adult(Elm, Bermuda grass, Rye grass, Timothy grass, Johnson grass, Meadow grass, Bahia grass, Alder, Mugwort, Common pigweed, Gluten, Pea, Casein, Housedust, Cocoa, Coffee, Cheddar, Mesquite, Ragweed, Goosefoot, Cat epithelium, Dog dander, Cockroach, Alterneria tenuis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Penicillium notatum & Cladosporium herbarum)

Wheeze / Rhinitis Comprehensive Panel,
Pediatric
(Elm, Lemon, Egg white, Milk, Rice, Lentil, Pea, White bean, Mesquite, Ragweed, Goosefoot, Cat epithelium, Dog dander, Mites, Cockroach, Alterneria tenuis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Penicillium notatum & Cladosporium herbarum)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
Z521





Z161





Z162
Cereal Panel
(Oat, Maize, Sesame, Buckwheat, Rye, Wheat, Rice & Carob)

Dust Panel
(House dust, Mites like Dermatophagoides Pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides Farinae & Cockroach)

Tree Panel
(Acacia, Olive, Willow, Melaleuca, White pine & Eucalyptus)
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoCAPS: Daily by 11 am R: 3 days
RW009Alpha Subunit2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 28 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS103Alpha Thalassemia Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue 11 am R: 9 days
OS104Alpha Thalassemia Mutation Detection, Prenatal4 mL EDTA WB both parents + 10 mL Amniotic FLUID or CVSR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Thu 11 am R: 9 days
RW006Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 6 weeks
Fixed Rate Time NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B096Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Quantitation : AAT2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 1 week
F 3 months
NephelometryS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
RW007Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Phenotype2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
IsoelectrofocusingS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B194Alpha 2 Macroglobulin2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 6 weeks
NephelometryS: Tue / Fri 4 pm R: Same day
C001Aluminium, Dialysis Fluid10 mL DIALYSIS FLUID
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
Patients should refrain from taking antacids & aluminium containing medications prior to
specimen collection.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily by 6 pm R: Next day
C002Aluminium, Plasma3 mL K2EDTA PLASMA
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves Patients should refrain from taking antacids & aluminium containing medications prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily by 6 pm R: Next day
C003Aluminium, Serum3 mL SERUM
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves Patients should refrain from taking antacids & aluminium containing medications prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily by 6 pm R: Next day
Z094Amenorrhoea Profile
* E2 * FSH * LH* Prolactin * Progesterone* TSH
3 mL SERUM
4 hrs after patient has awakened
R 48 hrs
F 6 months
CLIADaily
Z479Amenorrhoea / Andrology Screen
*FSH * LH * Prolactin
3 mL SERUM
4 hrs after patient has awakened
R 48 hrs
F 6 months
CLIADaily
RW270Amikacin2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 7 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U0335-Aminolevulinic Acid (5 -ALA), Random, Urine10 mL random URINE
Protect from light
R 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Next day
U0995-Aminolevulinic Acid (5 -ALA), 24 Hours, Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 Hr URINE
State Total Volume Protect from light
R 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Next day
G178Amino Acid, Non-Ketotic
Hyperglycinemia Panel Quantitative, CSF & Plasma
1 mL CSF + 2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
G176Amino Acid Quantitative, CSF, 45 Amino Acids / Full Panel1 mL CSFR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
G165Amino Acids Quantitative, Blood, 10 Amino Acids
*Alanine *Arginine *Citrulline
*Glycine *Leucine
*Methionine *Ornithine
*Phenylalanine *Tyrosine *Valine
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper OR 2 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Tandem Mass SpectrometryS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G175Amino Acids Quantitative,
Plasma, 45 Amino Acids / Full Panel
2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
G179Amino Acids, Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) Panel, Plasma2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
G106Amino Acids Qualitative, CSF1 mL CSFR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
TLC One DimensionalS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G104Amino Acids Qualitative, One Dimensional, Urine5 mL First morning URINER 48 hrs
F 1 week
TLC One DimensionalS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G105Amino Acids Qualitative, Plasma2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
TLC One DimensionalS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G107Amino Acids Qualitative, Two Dimensional, Urine5 mL First morning URINER 48 hrs
F 1 week
TLC Two DimensionalS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G109Amino Acids Qualitative, Urine & Plasma5 mL first morning URINE+ 2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
TLC One DimensionalS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G174Amino Acids, Quantitative
Urine, 45 Amino Acids / Full Panel
5 mL First morning URINER 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
G177Amino Acids, Quantitative,
Urine & Plasma , 45 Amino Acids
/ Full Panel
5 mL first morning URINE+ 2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Mon / Wed 5 pm R: 3 days
RW012Amitriptyline
*Amitryptyline *Nortriptyline & Total
3 mL SERUM >12 hrs post oral dose
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F Not established
LC-MS / MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z535AML Categorization, PCR

*PML RARA t(15;17)(q22;q12)
Gene rearrangement
*AML ETO t(8;21) Gene
rearrangement *Inv 16 ( p13 q22)
/ t(16;16)(p13;q22) Gene rearrangement
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N045AML ETO t(8;21) Gene
Rearrangement, PCR Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am
R: Wed / Sat
B061Ammonia3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma immediately
R 3 hrs
F 24 hrs
ColorimetryDaily
S014Amoebic Serology, IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Wed / Sat 9 am R : Same day
K013Amphetamine, Screen, Urine10 mL random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
RW013Amylase, Isoenzymes
*Total Amylase * Pancreatic isoenzymes * Salivary isoenzymes
3 mL SERUMR 30 days
F 30 days
Enzymatic, Immunoinhibitio n enzymaticS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U017Amylase (Diastase), Urine10 mL random URINER 10 days
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
P053Amylase, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 4 weeks
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
B050Amylase, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 weeks
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z018Analyzer 18 ; SMA 18 Test Panel

*Glucose (F) *Urea *Creatinine
*Uric Acid*Cholesterol *SGOT
*SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin,Total
*Protein, Total *Albumin *A:G Ratio*Alkaline Phosphatase
*Calcium *Phosphorus
*Sodium *Potassium *Chloride
3 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Spectrophotometry, Indirect ISE, HexokinaseDaily
Z015Analyzer 26 ; SMA 26 Test Panel

*Glucose (F&PP) *Urea
*Creatinine *UricAcid*Cholesterol
*Triglycerides *CPK *HBDH *LDH
*SGOT *SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin, Total *Bilirubin, Direct *Bilirubin, Indirect *Protein, Total*Albumin
*A:G Ratio *Alkaline Phosphatase
*Calcium *Phosphorus *Sodium
*Potassium *Chloride *Amylase
3 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA each for F & PP
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Spectrophotometry, Indirect ISE, HexokinaseDaily
S171ANCA (Anti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies), IFAIncludes differentiation of c- ANCA & p-ANCA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily by 11 am R: Same day
S172ANCA (Anti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies), IFA in dilutions2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily by 11 am R: Next day
S048ANCA - MPO (Anti
Myeloperoxidase antibodies), EIA
Corresponds with p-ANCA
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R:Same day
S047ANCA - PR 3 (Serin Proteinase 3 antibodies), EIA
Corresponds with c-ANCA
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z553Androgen Index
*Sex hormone binding globulin
*Testosterone, Total
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
CLIAS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
Z099Andrology Panel
*FSH * LH * Testosterone Total & Free
3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 6 months
CLIA, RIAS: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
R060Androstenedione3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 2 months
CLIAS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
Z009
Y014 Basal Y015 90 min
Y017 Customized
Androstenedione Stimulation by ACTH3 mL SERUM for each timed specimen. Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 250 ug synthetic ACTH IV; draw additional sample at 90 minR 24 hrs
F 2 months
CLIAS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
Z288Anemia Panel Basic
*CBC *Serum Iron Studies * Ferritin * CRP
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, CLIA, Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
Z289Anemia Panel 1
*CBC *Serum Iron Studies * Ferritin * CRP * Protein Total * Albumin * A:G Ratio * Transferrin
*Hemoglobin electrophoresis
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, CLIA, Immunoturbidim
etry, HPLC
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
Z513Anemia Panel 2
*CBC *Serum Iron Studies * Ferritin * CRP * Protein Total * Albumin * A:G Ratio * Transferrin
*Lead blood
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB
+ 2 mL K2EDTA WB
Metal Free tube
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, CLIA, Immunoturbidim
etry, AAS
S:Daily by 6 pm R:Next day
OS105Angelman Syndrome4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Methylation Specific PCRS: Sat 11 am R: 12 days
B063Angiotensin Converting Enzyme; ACE2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 6 months
SpectrophotometryDaily
RW015Angiotensin II2 mL EDTA PLASMAR 24 hrs
F 28 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z290Antenatal Panel Basic
*Complete Blood Count *Blood Group + Rh Factor *Urine R/E
*HIV-1 & 2 *HBsAg
*VDRL*Glucose F / PP / R
3 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL
Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM + 10 mL random URINE
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS, EMT,
Dipstick, CMIA, Flocculation, Hexokinase
Daily
Z546Antenatal Panel 1
*Complete Blood Count *Blood Group + Rh Factor *Urine R/E
*HIV-1 & 2 *HBsAg
*VDRL*Glucose F / PP / R
*Hemoglobin electrophoresis
6 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL
Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM + 10 mL random URINE
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS, EMT,
Dipstick, CMIA, Flocculation, Hexokinase, HPLC
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
H076Anti A Titre, IgG2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte Magnetized
Technology
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
H046Anti A Titre, IgM2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte Magnetized
Technology
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
H077Anti B Titre, IgG2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte
Magnetized Technology
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
H047Anti B Titre, IgM2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte
Magnetized Technology
S:Daily by 9 am R:Next day
S119Anti ds-DNA, Antibody, Crithidia, IFA in Dilutions3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily by 11 am R:Next day
S029Anti ds-DNA, Antibody, EIA2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S097Anti ss-DNA Antibody2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
B149Anti Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide ; Anti CCP2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 1 week
CMIADaily
B075Anti DNAse B; Anti Deoxyribonuclease B2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
Latex Enhanced NephelometryS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
S096Anti ds-DNA, Antibody,
Crithidia, IFA
(Double stranded, Native)
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R:Same day
S246Anti IA-2; Insulinoma Associated Antigen2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 6 months
EIAS:Fri 9 am R:Next day
B171Anti Mullerian Hormone; AMH2 mL SERUMR 6 days
F 4 weeks
CLIAS:Daily 4 pm R:Same day
S239Anti NMDA Receptor / Anti Glutamate Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 9 am R:5 days
S044Anti Nuclear Antibody / Factor (ANA / ANF), IFA (Hep-2) End
Titre
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFA (Hep-2
substrate)
S:Daily 11 am R:Next day
S235Anti Nuclear Antibody / Factor (ANA / ANF), IFA (Hep-2)
Reflex To ENA Profile
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Immunofluoresc ence Assay (Hep-2 Substrate),
Immunoblot
S:Mon through Sat by 11 am
R:Next day
S027Anti Nuclear Antibody / Factor (ANA / ANF), EIA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Daily 9 am R:Same day
B154Anti Soluble Liver Antigen; SLA2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 months
EIAS: Sat 9 am R: Same day
S012Anti Sperm Antibody, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
B073Anti Streptolysin - O (ASO) Titre2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
S095Anti Thyroglobulin Antibody; Anti Tg2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
Z201Anti Thyroid Antibodies Panel2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
S094Anti Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody; Anti TPO2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
S238Anti - NMO (Neuromyelitis Optica) Antibody / Aquaporin 42 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily by 9 am R:5 days
RW016Antithrombin III, Antigenic3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 21 daysFixed Rate Time NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H101Antithrombin Activity, Functional3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksChromogenicS:Daily 11 am
R:Same day
OS106Apo E Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Hybridization
S:Sat 11 am R:10 days
Z212Apolipoproteins A1 & B
Includes Apo B / Apo A1 Ratio
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
G149Arginase4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryS: Mon 4 pm R: Thu
RW017Arginine Vasopressin / Anti Diuretic Hormone (ADH), Plasma4 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
R Unacceptable F 6 weeksExtraction, RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
C004Arsenic, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container State Total volume Use powderless gloves
AvoidSea food & Herbal supplements 3 days prior to sample collection. If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS:Daily by 6 pm R:Next day
C005Arsenic, Random Urine10 mL random URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves Avoid Sea food & Herbal
supplements 3 days prior to sample collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS:Daily by 6 pm R:Next day
C006Arsenic, Blood2 mL K2 EDTA WB
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves Avoid Sea food & Herbal supplements 3 days prior to sample collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS:Daily by 6 pm R:Next day
Z316Arthritis Panel, Basic
*CBC *CRP * RA Factor * ASO * Uric Acid
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
Z260Arthritis Panel 1
*CBC * CRP * RA Factor * ANA / ANF * ASO * Uric Acid
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, Immunoturbidim
etry, EIA
S:Daily by 9 am R: Same day
Z261Arthritis Panel 2
*CBC * CRP * RA Factor * ANA / ANF * ASO * Uric Acid
*Complement C3 *Complement C4
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS,
Spectrophotometry, Immunoturbidim
etry, EIA
S:Daily by 9 am R: Same day
S219ASCA (Anti Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibody), IgA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
Z675ASCA (Anti Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibody), IgA & IgG
Panel
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S218ASCA (Anti Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Antibody), IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S102Aspergillus Antibody, IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:Same day
S155Aspergillus Antibody, IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:Same day
Z215Aspergillus Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:Same day
RW259Autoimmune Cerebellar Ataxia Panel3 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F 21 days
Immunoassay,IFA,
Immunoturbidim
etry, RBA
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S253Autoimmune Encephalitis Panel
*NMDA *AMPA (GLUR 1 & GLUR 2)
*GABA -B *LG1 *CASPR2
2 mL SERUM or 1 mL CSFR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Thu 11 am R: Fri
Z619Autoimmune Hepatitis Panel
*ANA *AMA *ASMA *LKM
Antibody
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS:Daily by 11 am R:Next day
RW019Babesia Antibodies, IgG & IgM
2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S103Bacterial Meningitis Screen
* Group B Streptococcus * H.influenzae Type B * Streptococcus pneumoniae * Neisseria meningitidis Group A, C, Y, W 135 & B * E. coli K1
2 mL SERUM or CSF or random URINER 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
Latex AgglutinationDaily
OS107Bacterial Meningitis Confirmatory Panel
*H.influenzae *N.meningitidis *
S.pneumoniae
1 mL CSF or THROAT SWABR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Tue / Sat 11 am R:Sat / Tue
OS108Bacterial Pneumonia Panel, PCR
*Mycoplasma pneumonia *S. pneumoniae * Chlymydia genus
Throat or Nasopharyngeal SWAB or Respirataory SECRETIONS or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS : Mon / Wed / Fri 11 am
R: 4 days
K014Barbiturate Screen Urine
*Amobarbital *Butabarbital
*Butalbital *Pentobarbital
*Phenobarbital *Secobarbital
10 mL random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
OS109B-Cell Rearrangement Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS:Sat 11 am R:10 days
N037BCR-ABL PCR, Qualitative5 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 4 days
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R Tue / Thu / Sat
N035BCR-ABL PCR, Quantitative5 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 4 days
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R Tue / Thu / Sat
U103Bence Jones Protein, Urine,
Qualitative
15 mL random URINER 1 week
F Unacceptable
ChemicalDaily
K002Benzodiazepine Screen, Qualitative, Urine
*Chlordiazepoxide *Clonazepam
*Demoxepam
*Desalkylflurazepam *Diazepam
*Flunitrazepam *Flurazepam
*Lorazepam *Nitrazepam
*Nordiazepam *Oxazepam
*Triazolam
10 mL random URINER 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
U051Beta 2 Microglobulin, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R061Beta 2 Microglobulin, Serum2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
B179Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1, IgA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon / Thu 9 am R Same day
B177Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon / Thu 9 am R Same day
B178Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1, IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon / Thu 9 am R Same day
Z547Beta 2 Glycoprotein 1 Panel, IgG, IgM, IgA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon / Thu 9 am R Same day
RW245Beta -2- Transferrin, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR: 7 days
F: 7 days
Electrophoresis, ImmunofixationS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R168Beta Crosslaps; Beta CTx2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 8 days
F 30 days
ECLIAS:Mon 4 pm R Same day
OS111Beta Thalassemia Mutation Detection, Prenatal
*5 common mutations
4 mL EDTA WB from both parents + 10 mL Amniotic FLUID
or CVS
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily by 11 am R 10 days
B162Bicarbonate, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Enzymatic end
point
Daily
B197Bile Acids Total, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
Enzymatic ColorimetricS: Mon through Sat by 4 pm
R: Same day
Z106Bilirubin, Total, Direct & Indirect2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
DPD, CalculatedDaily
B036Bilirubin, Direct2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
DPDDaily
B035Bilirubin, Total2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
DPDDaily
P099Bilirubin, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
DPD, CalculatedDaily
G129Biotinidase Deficiency Quantitative, Blood
2 mL SERUM / HEPARIN
PLASMA
2 mL SERUM or Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
R165Biotinidase Newborn Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
RW021Bismuth, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container
Avoidmineral supplements and bismuth preparations like Pepto-Bismal for at least 1 week prior to specimen collection.
R 5 days
F 14 days
ICPMSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW022Bismuth, Random Urine10 mL random URINE Metal Free Container10 mL aliquot of andom URINE
Metal Free Container
Avoidmineral supplements and bismuth preparations like Pepto-Bismal for at least 1 week prior to specimen collection.
R 5 days
F 14 days
ICPMSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N069BK Virus, PCR, Qualitative3 mL EDTA PLASMA or 15 mL
random URINE
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
N096BK Virus, PCR, Quantitative3 mL EDTA PLASMA or 15 mL
random URINE
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
RW023Blastomyces Antibody2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H015Bleeding Time: BTConducted on patientNAIvy"s MethodDaily
P001Blood Gas Analysis, Arterial2 mL Heparinized ARTERIAL BLOODR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ISE,
Amperometry,Reflectance Photometry
Daily
P002Blood Gas Analysis, Venous2 mL Heparinized VENOUS BLOODR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ISE,
Amperometry,Reflectance Photometry
Daily
H206Blood Group, ABO & Rh
*Forward & Reverse Grouping
4 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte Magnetized Technology / Tube
agglutination
Daily
H029Blood Picture: Peripheral Blood Smear Examination2 peripheral blood SMEARSNAMicroscopyDaily
B147BNP: B-Type Natriuretic Peptide2 mL EDTA PLASMAR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z169BOH (Bad Obstetric History) Panel
*Cardiolipin Antibodies Panel
*Lupus Anticoagulant Panel
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL Citrated PPPR Unacceptable F 4 weeksEIA,
Electromechanical Clot detection
S: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
Z886BOH (Bad Obstetric History)
Extended Panel
*TORCH Panel, IgG & IgM Extended
* Phospholipid antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM
* Anti Nuclear antibody / Factor (ANA/ANF)
* TSH Ultrasensitive
4 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIA, EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z476Bone Marrow Examination Panel 1
* Microscopy of Bone Marrow & Peripheral Smear * Special Stains
* CBC
2 mL EDTA Bone Marrow + 4 Marrow Aspirate SMEARS + 4 mL EDTA WB + 2 peripheral blood SMEARSR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Microscopy, Electrical Impedence, VCSS: Daily 1 pm R: Next day
Z477Bone Marrow Aspirate Examination Panel 2
* Microscopy of Bone Marrow & Peripheral Smear * Special Stains
* CBC * Histopathology
2 mL EDTA Bone Marrow + 4 Marrow Aspirate SMEARS + 4 mL EDTA WB + 2 peripheral blood SMEARS + Bone marrow trephine BIOPSYR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Microscopy, Electrical Impedence, VCS, HPES: Daily 6 pm R: 5 days
H227Bone Marrow Iron Stain4 Marrow Aspirate SMEARS + 2 peripheral blood SMEARSNAPrussian Blue ReactionS: Daily 12 noon R: Next day
Z499Bone Marrow Trephine Biopsy Panel
*Histopathology *Reticulin Stain * Iron Stain
Bone marrow trephine BIOPSYNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 Days
N113BRAF Mutation AnalysisParaffin BLOCK (for Solid tumors) OR 3 mL EDTA WB
(for Hairy cell Leukemia)
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Tue 11 am R: Mon
N081BRCA1 & BRCA2 Mutation Comprehensive Panel
*All BRCA1 & BRCA2 gene
mutations mapped
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SequencingS: 1st /. 16th of month R: 15th / 30th same month
N080BRCA1 & BRCA2 Mutation Screen
*BRCA1 exon2 (187delAG) * BRCA1 exon20 (5385insc) * BRCA2 exon11 (6174delT) * 5
Experimental markers
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SNP Genotyping using MicroarrayS: Daily 9 am R: 8 weeks
Z240Breast Cancer Panel 1
*ER (Estrogen Receptor) *PR (Progesterone Receptor) Includes pathologist review for presence of malignant cells.
BIOPSY or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)
Z242Breast Cancer Panel 2
*ER *PR *Cathepsin D Includes pathologist review for presence of malignant cells.
BIOPSY or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)
Z293Breast Cancer Panel 3
*ER *PR *HER-2
Includes Pathologist review for presence of malignant cells.
BIOPSY or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)
Z298Breast Cancer Panel 4
*ER *PR *HER-2 *Ki67
Includes Pathologist review for presence of malignant cells.
BIOPSY or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)
Z387Breast Metastatic Marker
*ER (Estrogen Receptor) *PR (Progesterone Receptor) *CA 15.3
Includes pathologist review for
presence of malignant cells.
BIOPSY or Paraffin BLOCK + 2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
IHC, CLIAS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)

CA 15.3: Same day
Z388Breast Monitor Panel
CA 15.3* CEA
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S003Brucella Agglutination TestIncludes antibody to B.abortus and B.melitensis2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
Tube AgglutinationS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z676Brucella Antibodies, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
S221Brucella Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
S222Brucella Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
J003Buccal Smear for Barr bodies (Sex chromatin)SCRAPINGS Buccal mucosa right & left cheekR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Aceto - Orcein stainS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
B022BUN: Blood Urea Nitrogen2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Urease UVDaily
RW025Bupropion
*Bupropion *Hydroxybupropion
3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Trough level
R Unacceptable F 30 daysHPLC - MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
T006C.difficle Toxin A & B, Stool2 g fresh STOOLR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTDaily
H102C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Protein Quantitation; C1 Inhibitor Quantitative2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: Wed 9 am R: Next Mon
RW027C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Functional Activity; C1 Inactivator, Functional2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R Unacceptable F 30 daysEIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW028C1q Complement2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hour of collection.
R 10 days
F 29 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW029C2 Complement2 mL SERUMR 28 days
F 28 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z108C3 & C4 Complement Panel
2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
H105C3 Complement2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
H106C4 Complement2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
RW030C5 Complement2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW031C6 Complement2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW032C7 Complement2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW033C8 Complement2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 21 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW034C9 Complement2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
Radial ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
F007CA 125; Ovarian Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
F010CA 15.3: Breast Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
F008CA 19.9: Pancreatic Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
RW035CA 27.29; Breast Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 28 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z306CA 27.29 & CA 15.3: Breast
Cancer Markers Panel
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIA,
Immunoassay
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
CA 15.3: Daily
F009CA 72.4: Gastric Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 4 weeks
F 3 months
ElectrochemiluminescenceS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
F015CA Cyfra 21-1: Lung Cancer Marker2 mL SERUMR 4 weeks
F 6 months
ElectrochemiluminescenceS: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
C007Cadmium, Blood2 mL K2 EDTA WB
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves
AvoidSea food 3 days prior to sample collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C008Cadmium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
AvoidSea food 3 days prior to sample collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C009Cadmium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
AvoidSea food 3 days prior to sample collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
R062Calcitonin2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R Unacceptable F 2 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
Z046
Y018 Basal Y121 1 min
Y019 2 min
Y020 5 min
Y021 10 min Y022 customized
Calcitonin Stimulation by Calcium Pentagastrin
For suspected Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen ;
Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 2 mg or kg body weight Calcium gluconate IV; draw additional samples at
1,2,5 & 10 min
R Unacceptable F 2 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
U096Calcium / Creatinine Ratio,
Random Urine
10 mL aliquot of random URINE
in 2 mL 6N HCl
R 4 days
F 2 weeks
Spectrophotome
try
Daily
U097Calcium Excretion 2 Hour
Fasting Urine
10 mL aliquot of 2 hr URINER 4 days
F 2 weeks
Arsenazo-IIIDaily
U011Calcium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in 25 mL 50% HClR 4 days
F 2 weeks
Arsenazo-IIIDaily
B055Calcium Ionized3 mL Heparinized WB or 2 mL SERUM
Avoidtourniquet & fist
clenching during sampling
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
Ion Selective ElectrodeDaily
B042Calcium, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 2 weeks
Arsenazo-IIIDaily
Z117Calcium, Total & Ionized2 mL SERUM or 3 mL Heparinized WB Avoid tourniquet & fist
clenching during sampling
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
Ion Selective Electrode, Arsenazo-IIIDaily
U073Calcium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
in 2 mL 6N HCl
R 4 days
F 2 weeks
Arsenazo-IIIDaily
N112CALR Mutation Detection3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S:Mon 11 am R:Sat
M215Campylobacter Antigen, Stool5 g fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS:Daily 1 pm R:Same day
G172Canavan Disease10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Gas Chromatography
/ Mass
Spectrometry
S:Daily 9 am R:5 days
Z867Cancer Breast Comprehensive Panel
*ERBB2 reflex to FISH *ER *PR
*Ki67
Paraffin BLOCKNAIHC, FISHS:Tue 9 am R:10 days
Z874Cancer Targeted Gene Panel, CNS Tumor
*1p19q codeletion *EGFR amplification *IDH1, IHC *Ki67
*ATRX *TP53 *IDH1 & 2
mutation *PTEN * BRAF
Paraffin BLOCKNAIHC, NGS, FISHS:Tue 9 am R:10 days
Z868Cancer Targeted Gene Panel, Colon / Colorectal
*Microsatellite Instability Panel
*KRAS *BRAF *PIK3CA *PTEN
Paraffin BLOCKNAIHC, NGSS:Tue 9 am R:10 days
Z869Cancer Targeted Gene Panel, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
*CD117 *DOG1 *ERBB2 *KIT
*BRAF *PDGFRA *TP53
Paraffin BLOCKNAIHC, NGSS:Tue 9 am R:10 days
Z870Cancer Targeted Gene Panel, Lung
*ALK1 *ROS1 *MET amplification
*MET mutation *KRAS *BRAF
*ERBB2 *EGFR
Paraffin BLOCKNANGS, FISHS:Tue 9 am R:10 days
N097Cancer 50 Gene Panel, NGSABL1, EGFR, GNAS, KRAS, PTPN11,
AKT1, ERBB2, GNAQ, MET, RB1,
ALK, ERBB4, HNF1A, MLH1, RET,
APC, EZH2, HRAS, MPL, SMAD4,
ATM, FBXW7, IDH1, NOTCH1, SMARCB1,
BRAF, FGFR1, JAK2, NPM1, SMO,
CDH1, FGFR2, JAK3, NRAS, SRC,
CDKN2A, FGFR3, IDH2, PDGFRA, STK11,
CSF1R, FLT3, KDR, PIK3CA, TP53,
CTNNB1, GNA11, KIT, PTEN, VHL
3 mL EDTA WB / Paraffin BLOCKR 72 Hrs
F Unacceptable
Next Generation SequencingS:Mon 11 am R:10 days
N149Cancer Gene Any 3 Markers, NGS
ABL1, EGFR, GNAS, KRAS, PTPN11,
AKT1, ERBB2, GNAQ, MET, RB1,
ALK, ERBB4, HNF1A, MLH1, RET,
APC, EZH2, HRAS, MPL, SMAD4,
ATM, FBXW7, IDH1, NOTCH1, SMARCB1,
BRAF, FGFR1, JAK2, NPM1, SMO,
CDH1, FGFR2, JAK3, NRAS, SRC,
CDKN2A, FGFR3, IDH2, PDGFRA, STK11,
CSF1R, FLT3, KDR, PIK3CA, TP53,
CTNNB1, GNA11, KIT, PTEN, VHL
3 mL EDTA WB / Paraffin BLOCKR 72 Hrs
F Unacceptable
Next Generation SequencingS:Mon 11 am R:10 days
OS114Candida albicans Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WB or 1 mL CSF or
SPUTUM or BODY FLUID or TISSUE
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily 11 am R:13 days
K003Cannabinoids (Delta - 9 -THC Metabolites) / Marijuana, Screen, Urine
10 mL random URINE
10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
RW036Carbamazepine, Free4 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
D051Carbamazepine2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
Z003Cardiac / Myocardial Infarction Panel
*CPK-MB Mass * Troponin I * Troponin T
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
CLIA, ECLIADaily
Z102Cardiolipin Antibodies Panel, IgG, IgA & IgM4 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S053Cardiolipin Antibody, IgA2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S055Cardiolipin Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S054Cardiolipin Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
G181Cardiometabolic Panel2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R:5 days
G170Carnitine
Includes Acylcarnitine
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 9 am R:2 days
RW038Carotene2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Protect from light
Overnight fasting mandatory Avoid Vitamin A supplement & Alcohol 24 hrs prior to sampling
R 6 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U024Catecholamines, 24 Hour UrineIncludes Epinephrine, Norepinephrine and Dopamine50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in 50% HCl
Avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin, PAS, Alpha-2 agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers ( long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha- methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee and tobacco at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
Z118Catecholamines & VMA, 24 Hour Urine
Includes Epinephrine, Norepinephrine and Dopamine
50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in 50% HCl
Avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin, PAS, Alpha-2 agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers (long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha- methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco , chocolate, vanilla & banana at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection.
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
R097Catecholamines, PlasmaIncludes Epinephrine, Norepinephrine and Dopamine8 mL Heparinized PLASMA with 5 mg Sodium metabisulphite Avoid drugs like Aldomet (Alpha methyldopa), Labetalol,
Isoproterenol, Isoetharine, Alpha- one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta- blockers, Ephedrine,
Imipramine, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Theophylline, Phenothiazine, Vasodilators (Minoxidil, Nitrates & Hydralazine), Aspirin, PAS, Alpha-2 agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers (long term use), L-dopa, Cimetidine, clofibrate, MAO inhibitors, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, vigorous exercise, severe stress and cigarette smoking at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection
R Unacceptable F 30 daysHPLCS: Wed 9 am R: Fri
U043Catecholamines, Random Urine50 mL aliquot of random URINE in 50% HCl
Avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin, PAS, Alpha-2 agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers ( long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha- methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee and tobacco at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
F003CEA; Carcinoembryonic Antigen2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
OS115CEBPA Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
S079Centromere Antibody2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
B087Ceruloplasmin2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
NephelometryS:Mon through Sat 4 pm; Sun 9 am;
R:Same day
Z770Cervical Screen
*Cervical PAP Smear, Genital, Female (Liquid based) * Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Detection & Genotyping, PCR, Qualitative
Endocervical SMEARSR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Microscopy, RT- PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
N131Chikungunya Virus, PCR Qualitative3 mL EDTA Whole Blood or 2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
S209Chikungunya Virus Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 5 days
F 2 weeks
ICTDaily
N110Chimerism Split Cell Analysis3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
N058Chimerism, Post engraftment4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
N059Chimerism, Pre engraftment4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
N057Chimerism, Pre engraftment, Donor & Recipient4 mL EDTA WB each for donor & recipientR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
S156Chlamydia IgG Antibody Panel
*Chlamydia trachomatis, IgG
*Chlamydophila pneumoniae, IgG
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Fri 9 am R: Same day
N056Chlamydia Trachomatis, PCR10 mL URINE or Genital or Conjunctival SWABSR 1 week
F 4 weeks
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
RW039Chlamydia / Chlamydophila Serology
*C.pneumoniae IgA, IgG & IgM
*C.psittaci IgA, IgG & IgM
*C.trachomatis IgA, IgG & IgM
3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S236Chlamydia Trachomatis IgG3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z779Chlamydia trachomatis & Neisseria gonorrhoeae, PCR Qualitative15 mL first morning URINE or Vaginal or Endocervical or Conmjunctival SWABSR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Real time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
S237Chlamydophila pneumoniae IgG3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Fri 9 am R: Same day
P088Chloride, Fluid5 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect Ion
Selective Electrode
Daily
U044Chloride, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect Ion
Selective Electrode
Daily
U015Chloride, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect Ion Selective
Electrode
Daily
B046Chloride, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Indirect Ion Selective
Electrode
Daily
P054Cholesterol, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 1 week
CHO-PODDaily
B025Cholesterol, Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CHO-PODDaily
B065Cholinesterase, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
C052Chromium, Blood2 mL K2 EDTA WB
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C012Chromium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C013Chromium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
R098Chromogranin A; CGA2 mL EDTA PLASMAR Unacceptable F 2 weeksTRACES:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
Q023Chromofic Chromosome SNP Microarray 750k, High Resolution4 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Affymetrix CytoScan™
750K Microarray
S: Daily 4 pm R: 10 days
Q024Chromotouch Chromosome SNP Microarray Optima, Prenatal15 mL Amnotic FLUID / 30 mg Chorionic villus BIOPSY collected asceptically in 10 mL transport medium / 4 mL EDTA Umblical Cord BLOOD. Consent form for Prenatal genetic testing is mandatory.R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Affymetrix Optima Suite™ MicroarrayS: Daily 4 pm R: 10 days
Q025Chromotouch Chromosome SNP Microarray Optima, Products Of Conception5 mg curretted TISSUE in normal saline.R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Affymetrix Optima Suite™ MicroarrayS: Daily 4 pm R: 10 days
Q005Chromosome Analysis for Hematologic malignancy3 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROWR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Robotic Microscopy,Kary otypeS: Daily by 9 am R: 4 days
Q008Chromosome Analysis (Karyotype), Blood5 mL Heparinized WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Robotic
Microscopy,Kary otype
S: Daily by 9 am R: 12 days
Q015Chromosome Analysis, Products of Conception reflex testing to FISH for Aneuploidy detectionCuretted TISSUE18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Culture,Microscopy,Karyotype, FISHS: Daily 6 pm R: 4 weeks
Q014Chromosome Analysis, Solid TumorTumor TISSUER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy,KaryotypeS: Daily 9 am R: 21 days
N091Chromosome Analysis For Autism, Microarray 180K4 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Microarray 180KS: Daily 11 am R: 25 days
N092Chromosome Analysis For
Unipaternal Disomy (UPD), Microarray 180K
4 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Microarray 180KS: Daily 11 am R: 25 days
N074Chromosome Analysis, Microarray 60K4 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
MicroarrayS: Daily 11 am R: 25 days
Q016Chromosome Analysis, Philadelphia3 mL Heparinized BONE MARROWR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy,KaryotypeS: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
Q017Chromosome Analysis, Amniotic Fluid20 mL Amniotic FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy,KaryotypeS: Daily 6 pm R: 21 days
Q018Chromosome Analysis, Chorionic Villus40 mg Chorionic Villus BIOPSYR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy,KaryotypeS: Daily 6 pm R: 21 days
Q019Chromosome Analysis, Cord Blood4 mL Heparinized CORD BLOODR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy,KaryotypeS: Daily 9 am R: 10 days
Q020Chromosome Analysis, High Resolution, Neonatal4 mL Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Culture,Microscopy, High Resolution
Karyotype
S: Daily 6 pm R: 21 days
Q022Chromosome Interphase Profiling, Amniotic Fluid20 mL Amniotic FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 days
Q021Chromosome Interphase
Profiling, Products of Conception
5 mg Placental or Fetal TISSUER 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 days
Z799Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
*CBC * C-Reactive Protein * LFT
*KFT *CPK * Glucose, fasting * Iron Studies *TSH, Ultrasensitive
5 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB
+ 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Electrical
Impedence, Immunoturbidim etry, Spectrophotome try, IFCC, Hexokinase
Daily
N138Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Mutations Detection Panel 1
*Chromosome 2p gain *6q deletion *8p loss & 8q amplification *9p21 loss *11q deletion *Trisomy 12 *13q14
deletion *17p deletion
4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F NAPCR - MLPAS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
N139Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Mutations Detection Panel 2
*SF3B1 K700E mutation *MYD88 L265P mutation *NOTCH1 p.2514*fs mutation *PTEN loss at 10q23.31 *11q deletion *Trisomy 12 *13q14 deletion *14q deletion
*17p deletion *Trisomy 19
4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F NAPCR - MLPAS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
N140Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Mutations Detection Comprehensive Panel
*SF3B1 K700E mutation *MYD88 L265P mutation *NOTCH1 p.2514*fs mutation *PTEN loss at 10q23.31 *11q deletion *Trisomy 12 *13q14 deletion *14q deletion
*17p deletion *Trisomy 19
*Chromosome 2p gain *6q deletion *8p loss & 8q amplification *9p21 loss
4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F NAPCR - MLPAS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
P072Chyle Examination10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Staining,Microsc opyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
G147Citrate, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER Unacceptable F 2 weeksSpectrophotometry,EnzymaticS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
OS118C-KIT Mutation Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: 9 days
RW044Clomipramine
Includes metabolite N- Desmethylclomipramine & Total
4 mL SERUM >12 hrs post oral dose
No Additive tube
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW045Clonazepam3 mL SERUM before next dose
No Additive tube
R 72 hrs
F 14 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW046Clorazepate
Measured as metabolite Nordiazepam
3 mL SERUM before next dose
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F 60 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS119Clostridium difficle detection, PCR5 g STOOLR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue / Sat 11 am R: Mon / Thu
H037Clot Retraction Test5 mL WB in graduated tubeNAManualDaily
H016Clotting Time;CTConducted on patientNALee & WhiteDaily
RW047Clozapine
Includes metabolite Norclozapine
2 mL SERUM 0,5 -1,0 hr before next dose
No Additive tube
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z042Coagulation Profile 1
CBC *BT *CT *PT *APTT *TT
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL Citrated PPP
BT& CT conducted on patient
R 48 hrs (WB)
F 2 weeks (PPP)
Electrical Impedence, Photo-optical Clot Detection, Ivy, Lee & WhiteDaily
Z041Coagulation Profile 2
*CBC *BT *CT *PT *APTT *TT * Factor VIII Functional
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL Citrated PPP
BT & CT conducted on patient
R 48 hrs (WB)
F 2 weeks (PPP)
Electrical Impedence, Photo-optical Clot Detection, Ivy, Lee & WhiteS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
H243Coagulation Screen
*Platelet Count *Prothrombin studies *APTT
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL Citrated PPPR 48 hrs (WB)
F 2 weeks (PPP)
Electrical Impedence, Photo-optical
Clot Detection,
Daily
C014Cobalt,Blood2 mL K2 EDTA WB
Metal Free tube
Use powderless gloves Avoid mineral supplements, Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B Complex 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C015Cobalt 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
Avoidmineral supplements,
Vitamin B12
or Vitamin B Complex 3 days prior to
specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C016Cobalt Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
Avoidmineral supplements,
Vitamin B12
or Vitamin B Complex 3 days prior to
specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
K011Cocaine & Metabolite ScreenMeasured primarily as metabolite Benzoylecgonine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
RW048Coccidioides Antibody3 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z155Collagen Disease Antibodies Panel
*ANA *Anti-ds-DNA *Sm *SS- A/Ro
*SS-B/La *Scl-70 *Jo-1
*Centromere *U1RNP
4 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
RW049Complement Total (CH50)3 mL SERUMR Unacceptable F 28 daysLiposomeS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z048Complete Body Panel
*SMA 26 *Hemogram *Lipid Profile, Extended * Urine R/E
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM + 2 mL EDTA WB + 10
mL aliquot of random URINE
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
See Individual assaysS: Daily 9 am R:3 days
Z021Complete Blood Count; CBC
*Hemoglobin *PCV *TLC *RBC Count *MCV *MCH *MCHC
*Platelet Count *Automated DLC
*Absolute Differential Counts
*RDW
Does not include ESR & Peripheral Smear
3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCSDaily
OS121COMT Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am R: 10 days
OS122CONNEXIN 26 Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am R: 13 days
OS123CONNEXIN 30 Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am R: 15 days
H028Coombs Test, Direct3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Erythrocyte Magnetised
Technology
S: Daily 9 am R: Same day
H027Coombs Test, Indirect2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Erythrocyte
Magnetised Technology
S: Daily 9 am R: Same day
C017Copper, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves
If barium containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R:Next day
C018Copper, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free Container Use powderless gloves.
If barium containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R:Next day
C019Copper Serum2 mL SERUM White top Metal free tube.
Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium, iodine or barium containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R:Next day
G199Corticosterone2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G200Cortisone : Cortisol Ratio2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
RW053Cortisol Free, Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MS,
Equilibrium Dialysis
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R175Cortisol, Saliva5 ml SALIVA
Collect specimen before brushing teeth. Avoid stress, exercise, eating & drinking 30 minutes prior to sample collection. Rinse mouth thoroughly before collecting
sample.
R 4 days
F 1 year
ECLIAS: Mon 9 am R: Same day
Z010
Y028 Basal Y029 30 min
Y030 60 min Y039 Customized
Cortisol Stimulation by ACTH2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 250 ug synthetic ACTH IV; draw additional sample at 30 & 60
min
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
Z059
Y038 Basal
Y039 Post dexamethasone
Cortisol Suppression by Dexanmethasone, Overnight High dose2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 4 mg Dexamethasone orally at 11 pm previous night; draw additional sample at 8 am next dayR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
Z058Cortisol Suppression by Dexanmethasone, Overnight Low dose2 mL SERUM at 8 am after administering Dexamethasone orally at 11 pm previous nightR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
U021Cortisol Free, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Add 10 g Boric acid
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R016Cortisol Serum, Morning sample2 mL SERUM drawn between 7-
9 am.
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R017Cortisol Serum, Evening
sample
2 mL SERUM drawn between 3-
5 pm
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
Z075Cortisol Serum, Morning & Evening samples2 mL SERUM each drawn between 7-9 am & 3-5 pmR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R043Cortisol Serum, Midnight sample2 mL SERUM drawn at 11 pm - midnight.R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
RW054Cortisone (Compound E), 24 Hour Urine
Includes Creatinine
10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Add 10 g Boric acid
R 72 hrs
F 60 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G198Cortisone, Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
S110Coxsackie Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am
R:8 days
S176Coxsackie Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am
R:8 days
Z217Coxsackie Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:8 days
RW056Coxsackie A Antibody Panel
Includes 2, 4, 7, 9, 10 & 16
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
Complement FixationS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z037
Y074 Basal Y075 0.5 hr
Y076 1.0 hr
Y077 1.5 hr
Y078 2.0 hr
Y079 2.5 hr
Y080 3.0 hr
Y081 4.0 hr
Y082 5.0 hr
Y083 Customized
C-Peptide Response to Glucose, 5 Hours2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 82.5 g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in adults or
1.92 g / Kg body wt in children in 300 mL water; Draw additional samples at 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0 hrs. Overnight fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
CLIA,
Hexokinase
Daily
Z276
Y041 Basal Y042 5 min
Y043 10 min
Y044 15 min Y045 Customized
C-Peptide Stimulation by Glucagon2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 1 mg Glucagon IV; Draw additional samples at 5, 10 & 15 min. Overnight fasting
mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
U095C-Peptide, 24 hour urine5 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER Unacceptable
F 6 weeks
CLIADaily
R055C-Peptide, Fasting, Serum2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R157C-Peptide, Post prandial, Serum2 mL SERUM 2 hrs after starting mealR 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
E007CPK Isoenzyme ElectrophoresisIncludes Total CPK2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Agarose Gel ElectrophoresisS:Wed 9 am R: Same day
B029CPK; Creatine Kinase2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFCCDaily
B051CPK- MB2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Enzymatic
Immunoinhibition
Daily
R169CPK- MB Mass2 mL SERUMR 8 hrs
F 30 days
ECLIADaily
B134C-Reactive Protein, Cardio; hs CRP2 mL SERUMR 2 months
F 6 months
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
B074C-Reactive Protein; CRP2 mL SERUMR 2 months
F 6 months
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
Z107Creatinine Clearance Test10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE + 2 mL SERUM
Record Total Volume, Height &
Weight
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS TraceableDaily
U007Creatinine, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Record Total Volume & Weight
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS TraceableDaily
P082Creatinine Fluid10 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS TraceableDaily
U045Creatinine, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS TraceableDaily
B023Creatinine, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS TraceableDaily
H117Cryoglobulins PanelImmunofixation Electrophoresis for classification of Cryoglobulins3 mL SERUM in a pre-warmed syringe & needle at 37°C. Allow to clot and centrifuge18 - 22°C
within 72 hrs
Immunofixation ElectrophoresisS: Daily 9 am R: 5 days
H115Cryoglobulins Qualitative Test3 mL EDTA WB18 -22°C
within 72 hrs
PrecipitationS: Daily 9 am R: 5 days
RW057Cryptococcus Antibody2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
AgglutinationS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S112Cryptococcus Antigen, Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:Same day
S111Cryptoccocus Antigen, CSF2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 9 am R:Same day
T011Cryptosporidium / Isospora Identification, Stool5 g fresh STOOL18 - 22°C
within 72 hrs
Conventional Microscopic ExaminationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Same day
M202Cryptosporidium Antigen, Stool5 g fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS Daily 1 pm R:Same day
OS124Cryptococcus neoformans
Detection, PCR
4 mL EDTA WB or 1 mL CSF or
SPUTUM or BODY FLUID
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am
R: 13 days
M072Culture ActinomycesDoes not include antibiotic sensitivityPus / IUD / Exudates / CSF / Body Fluids in Anaerobic transport medium18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
Anaerobic culture on specific mediaS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Interim : 1 week
Final 3 weeks
M010Culture Aerobic Blood RapidIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedAdults - 8 - 10 mL BLOOD in Special Plus Aerobic Blood Culture bottle
Pediatrics - 2 mL BLOOD in Special
Paeds Aerobic Blood Culture
bottle
18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
Rapid Automated Aerobic Culture, Identification & SensitivityS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim : 24 & 48 hrs Final 6 days
M133Culture Aerobic Body Fluids Rapid
Includes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated
Adults - 8 - 10 mL BODY FLUID
in Special Plus Aerobic Culture bottle
Pediatrics - 3 mL BODY FLUIDS in Special
Paeds Aerobic Culture bottle
18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Rapid Automated Aerobic Culture, Identification & SensitivityS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim : 24 & 48 hrs Final 6 days
M145Culture Aerobic, CSFIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated2 mL CSF in sterile container18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M015Culture Aerobic, Ear SwabIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedEAR SWAB in special Aerobic transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M014Culture Aerobic, Eye SwabIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedEYE SWAB in special Aerobic transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
P058Culture Aerobic Miscellaneous with Gram Stain
Includes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated
CATHETER TIP or 5 mL BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or
SWAB in Aerobic transport medium
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Sensitivity, Gram stainS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M020Culture Aerobic, MiscellaneousIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedCATHETER TIP or 5 mL BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or
SWAB in Aerobic transport medium
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M017Culture Aerobic, Nasal SwabIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedNASAL SWAB in special Aerobic transport mediumR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M012Culture Aerobic, PusIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedPUS or SWAB in special Aerobic transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M013Culture Aerobic, SemenIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedSEMEN in sterile containerR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M011Culture Aerobic, SputumIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated5 - 10 mL SPUTUM in sterile containerR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M016Culture Aerobic Vaginal SwabIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedVAGINAL SWAB in Amie's charcoal transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M139Culture AFB (Mycobacterium), Rapid with PNB Test
Does not include Anti-tubercular drug sensitivity
8 mLWB or BONE MARROW in
Myco or F - Lytic bottle or 2 mL CSF or PUS or BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or SEMEN or BAL or SWABS or 5-10 mL SPUTUM or URINE or
GASTRIC LAVAGE in sterile container
or Endometrial TISSUE in sterile normal saline
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Rapid Automated Fluorescent AFB Culture & Automated AFB Identification by PNB TestS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim : 14 days & 4 weeks
Final 6 weeks
PNB test : 10 days after AFB culture is positive
M050Culture AFB (Mycobacterium), Rapid
Does not include Anti-tubercular drug sensitivity
8 mLWB or BONE MARROW in
Myco or F - Lytic bottle or 2 mL CSF or PUS or BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or SEMEN or BAL or SWABS or 5-10 mL SPUTUM or URINE or
GASTRIC LAVAGE in sterile container
or Endometrial TISSUE in sterile normal saline
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Automated Fluorescent , ICT, MALDITOFS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim : 14 days & 4 weeks
Final 6 weeks
M068Culture Anaerobic
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
1 mL CSF or PUS or BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or
Endometrial TISSUE or BONE MARROW in Anaerobic
transport medium
18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Conventional Anaerobic culture & Automated
Identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 8 Days
M021Culture Anaerobic, Blood, Rapid
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
8 - 10 mL BLOOD in Special Plus Anaerobic Culture bottle18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Rapid Automated Anaerobic culture &
Identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 6 Days
M134Culture Anaerobic Body fluid, Rapid
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
8 - 10 mL BODY FLUID in
Special Plus Anaerobic Culture bottle
18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Rapid Automated Anaerobic culture &
Identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 6 Days
M076Culture Cholera
Includes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated
5 mL STOOL in special transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 Days
M070Culture Clostridium difficleDoes not include antibiotic sensitivity5 gm fresh STOOL in Anaerobic transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Anaerobic Culture & Automated
Identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 8 Days
M078Culture Diptheria
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
NASAL or THROAT SWAB in
Amie's transport medium
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional CultureS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 Days
M195Culture ESBL (Extended
Spectrum Beta-Lactamase), Screening
Rectal / Wound SWABS / Pure
GROWTH in Amies transport medium
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ChromogenicS: Daily 11 am
R: Next day
M104Culture Fungus
Does not include Anti-fungal sensitivity
2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW or 2 mL CSF or PUS or BODY FLUIDS or ASPIRATES or SEMEN or STOOL or SWABS or 5-10 mL SPUTUM or URINE or SKIN SCRAPINGS or HAIR or NAIL
CLIPPINGS in sterile container or Endometrial TISSUE in sterile normal saline
18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Conventional fungus CultureS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim 1: 1 week
Interim 2: 2 weeks
Interim 3: 3 weeks
Final: 4 weeks
M024Culture Fungus, Blood / Body Fluids, Rapid
Includes antibiotic sensitivity for
Yeast only if indicated
8-10 mL WB or BODY FLUIDS
in Myco or F-Lytic bottle
18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Rapid Automated Fungus cultureS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Interim : 2 days
Final: 15 days
M018Culture GonococcusDoes not include antibiotic sensitivityUrethra or Anus or Eye or Endocervix or Pharynx SWAB in Amie's Charcoal medium18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Conventional Culture & Automated
identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M095Culture HemophilusDoes not include antibiotic sensitivityThroat or Eye or Ear SWAB or SPUTUM in Amie's transport medium or CSF in sterile
container
18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Conventional Culture & Automated
identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M198Culture KPC (Carbapenemase), ScreeningRectal / Wound SWABS / Pure
GROWTH in Amies transport medium
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ChromogenicS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
M197Culture MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus
aureus), Screening
Nasal / Axilla / Groin / Wound SWABS / Pure GROWTH in
Amies transport medium
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ChromogenicS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
M096Culture Nocardia
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
PUS or SPUTUM or TISSUE or
SWABS in sterile container
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional CultureS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Interim: 1 week
Final: 3 weeks
M008Culture Stool
Includes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated
2 -5 g STOOL in special Stool culture transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture & Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M007Culture Urine
Includes antibiotic sensitivity if indicated
.
Mid Stream URINE in special urine collection vacutainer kitR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture & Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M035Culture Water; Presumptive Coliform Count180 mL Potable WATER (3 x 60 mL) in sterile containers
Specify water source
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Multiple tube testS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M009Culture Aerobic, Throat SwabIncludes antibiotic sensitivity if indicatedTHROAT SWAB in Amie's transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Culture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M141Cultured Aerobic Bacteria Identification & SensitivityPure ISOLATE on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Subculture, Automated Identification &
Sensitivity
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M069Cultured Aerobic Bacteria Identification
Does not include antbiotic sensitivity
Pure ISOLATE on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Subculture, Automated IdentificationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Next day
M140Cultured Aerobic Bacteria SensitivityPure ISOLATE on appropriate media18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Subculture,Automated sensitivityS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Next day
M182Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 10 second line drugs panel
*Amikacin *Kanamycin
*Capreomycin *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Ofloxacin * Levofloxacin * Moxifloxacin *PAS
* Cycloserine
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M228Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 19 drugs panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin * Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Amikacin
*Kanamycin *Capreomycin
*Clofazimine *Ethionamide
*Ofloxacin * Levofloxacin * Moxifloxacin *PAS * Cycloserine
*Linezolid *Rifabutin *Amoxyclav * Clarithromycin
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M183Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 5 second line drugs panel
*Ofloxacin * Levofloxacin * Moxifloxacin *PAS
*Cycloserine
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M181Cultured AFB other than
Tuberculosis (MOTT) DST for Rapid growers
Pure GROWTH of MOTT on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Broth Microdilution
(MIC)
S: Daily 3.30 pm R :7 days
M180Cultured AFB other than
Tuberculosis (MOTT) DST for Slow growers
Pure GROWTH of MOTT on appropriate mediaR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Broth
Microdilution (MIC)
S: Daily 3.30 pm R :14 days
M092Cultured Anaerobic Bacteria
Identification
Does not include antibiotic sensitivity
PURE ISOLATE on appropriate mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Subculture & Automated IdentificationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 8 Days
M093Cultured Fungus IdentificationDoes not include anti-fungal sensitivityPURE ISOLATE on appropriate mediumR 7 days
F Unacceptable
Conventional Fungus Culture & IdentificationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3-28 days
M107Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 10 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Capreomycin
*Kanamycin *Amikacin
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M123Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 11 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Capreomycin
*Kanamycin *Amikacin *Ofloxacin
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M124Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 12 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Capreomycin
*Kanamycin *Amikacin *Ofloxacin
*PAS
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M176Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 15 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Capreomycin
*Kanamycin *Amikacin *Ofloxacin
*PAS *Cycloserine *Levofloxacin
*Moxifloxaxin
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M224Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 16 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide *Clofazimine
*Ethionamide *Capreomycin
*Kanamycin *Amikacin *Ofloxacin
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M105Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 4 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M106Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, Rapid 5 Drugs Panel
*Streptomycin *Isoniazid
*Rifampicin *Ethambutol
*Pyrazinamide
Pure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M108Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, PyrazinamidePure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M225Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, LinezolidPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M109Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, StreptomycinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M179Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, MoxifloxacinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M110Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, IsoniazidPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M117Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, CapreomycinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M114Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, AmikacinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M178Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, LevofloxacinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M120Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, PASPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M111Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, RifampicinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M112Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, EthambutolPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M118Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, ClofaziminePure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M177Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, CycloserinePure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M115Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, EthionamidePure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M113Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, KanamycinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M119Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, OfloxacinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M226Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, AmoxyclavPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M227Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, RifabutinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M229Cultured AFB Anti-tubercular DST, ClarithromycinPure GROWTH of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on appropriate mediaR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
Automated fluorescentS: Daily 3.30 pm R :21 days
M223Cultured Mold Antifungal Drug
sensitivity (DST) Test
Pure GROWTH of Mold on
appropriate media
18 - 22°C within 48
hrs
Micro brothS: Daily 9 am
R :7 days
G159Cyclosporine A3 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 7 days
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 5 pm R :Same day
OS125CYP2C19 Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am
R : 15 days
OS126CYP3A *22 Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am
R : 10 days
B173Cystatin C2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
NephelometryS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R : Same day
OS127Cystic Fibrosis Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WB or 10 mL
Amniotic FLUID in a sterile container
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Daily 11 am R : 6 weeks
R162Cystic Fibrosis, Newborn Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
S033Cysticercosis (Taenia solium) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
J006Cytology (PAP Smear), Genital, Female Conventional2 Absolute Alcohol Fixed SMEARS
Do not allow smears to air dry before fixation
Do not collect smears during
menstruation
NAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J152Cytology (PAP Smear), Genital, Female Liquid basedENDOCERVICAL SMEARS in
special collection kit
Do not collect smears during menstruation
NAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J008Cytology Consultation, Second OpinionCytology SLIDESNAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J011Cytology Examination, Body fluidsBODY FLUIDS or CSF or SYNOVIAL or PROSTATIC or URETHRAL or BAL or SPUTUM or URINE or NIPPLE
DISCHARGE in a sterile container with 50% Absolute alcohol or smeared onto 4 glass slides fixed in Absolute alcohol. Do not allow smears to air dry before fixation
NAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J074Cytology, Cell Block ExaminationCytopathological MATERIALR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cell BlockS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 days
J004Cytology, Fine Needle Aspiration; FNACASPIRATE from Breast, Superficial lumps, CT or USG guided deep lumps smeared onto 4 glass slides fixed in Absolute alcohol
Do not allow smears to air dry
before fixation
NAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z122Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S041Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S022Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
B156Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Avidity, IgG2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
N031Cytomegalovirus (CMV), DNA Quantitative, PCR2 mL EDTA PLASMAR 72 hrs
F 10 days
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N017Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Qualitative, PCR5 mL Amniotic FLUID (after 21 weeks pregnancy) in a sterile container or 10 mL URINE or SALIVA or 2 mL EDTA PLASMA
or 2 mL SERUM or 2 mL CSF or BAL FLUID in a sterile container or 5g fresh TISSUE in normal saline
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
H134D-Dimer, Quantitative3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksImmunoturbidimetryDaily
Z056Deep Vein Thrombosis Panel; DVT Panel
*Antithrombin Activity Functional
*Cardiolipin Antibodies IgG and IgM *dRVVT *Protein C Functional *Protein S (Free) Antigen
2 mL SERUM + 6 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot Detection, EIA, Immunoturbidim etry, ChromogenicS: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
N132Dengue Virus PCR, Qualitative3 mL EDTA WB or PLASMA or
2 mL SERUM or 1 mL CSF
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z674Dengue Fever Antibodies, IgG & IgM, EIA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 12 noon R: Same day
S151Dengue Fever Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
ICTDaily
Z510Dengue Fever Combined Panel
*Dengue fever antibodies IgG & IgM *Dengue fever NS1 antigen
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
ICT, Lateral Flow ICTDaily
S217Dengue Fever IgG Antibody, EIA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 12 noon R: Same day
S225Dengue Fever NS1 Antigen, EIA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
EIAS: Daily 12 noon R: Same day
H063Dengue Fever NS1 Antigen,
Rapid
2 mL SERUM or 2 mL EDTA
PLASMA
R 1 week
F 1 week
Lateral Flow ICTDaily
S216Dengue Fever IgM Antibody, EIA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 12 noon R: Same day
N132Dengue Virus, PCR Qualitatative3 mL EDTA Whole Blood / Plasma or 2 mL Serum or 2
mL CSF
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z853Dengue & Chikungunya Viruses, PCR Qualitatative3 mL EDTA Whole Blood /
Plasma or 2 mL Serum or 2 mL CSF
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
RW058Deoxycorticosterone3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW059Desipramine4 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample >12 hrs post oral dose
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S099Desmoglein (DSG) 1 & 3 Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Mon 9 am R: Wed 6 pm
RW060Dexamethasone2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample between 8-10 a.m
R 1 week
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R044DHEA Sulphate; Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 months
CMIADaily
Z022
Y046 Basal Y047 90 min
Y049 Customized
DHEA Stimulation by ACTH2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 250 ug synthetic ACTH IV; draw additional sample at 90 minR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
R100DHEA;
Dehydroepiandrosterone
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
Z285Diabetes Panel 1
*Glucose F + PP * Cholesterol * Triglycerides* HbA1c *Urea * Creatinine
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotometry, HPLCDaily
Z286Diabetes Panel 2
*Glucose F + PP* HbA1c* Uric Acid * Creatinine * Cholesterol * HDL * LDL Calculated * Triglyceride * Microalbumin * Urine R/E
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB + 10
mL aliquot of first morning URINE
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotometry, HPLC, DipstickDaily
Z312Diabetes Panel Basic
*Glucose F / PP / R *HbA1c
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Hexokinase,HPLCDaily
Z359Diabetes Screen
*Glucose F + PP * Urine Glucose
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 10 mL aliquot of first morning URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Hexokinase,DipstickDaily
Z833Diabetes Type 1, Autoimmune Profile
*GAD-65* Anti-IA2* Insulin Autoantibody* Islet Cell Antibody
5 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIA, IFAS:Fri 9 am R:Next day
RW061Diazepam
Includes metabolite Nordiazepam
2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample just before next dose
R 5 days
F 14 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW062Digitoxin2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample just before next dose
R 1 week
F 6 weeks
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
D008Digoxin2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample just before next dose (Trough) or 6-8 hrs post dose (Peak)
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
R1035a- Dihydrotestosterone; 5a- DHT2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R: Same day
RW063Dihydrotestosterone (DHT), Free5 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MS,
Equilibrium Dialysis
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW064Disopyramide2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 35 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H245Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Profile
*CBC *Prothrombin studies
*APTT *Fibrinogen * D-Dimer
6 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately +
3 mL EDTA WB
R 48 hrs (WB)
F 2 weeks (PPP)
Photo-optical clot detection, Electrical
Impedence
Daily
P084DLC (Differential Leukocyte Count), Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Manual CountDaily
H023DLC (Differential Leukocyte Count), Automated3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electronic cell cytometry, VCS & MicroscopyDaily
N106DNA Profiling / Finger printingFor Establishing Paternity / Kinship / Lineage studies3 mL EDTA WB for each individualR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, STR
Analysis
S: Daily 11 am R: 5 days
G140DNPH, Urine10 mL aliquot of first morning or post feed URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
BiochemicalS: Daily 5 pm R: Same day
RW065Doxepin
Includes metabolite Nordoxepin & Total
3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample >12 hrs post oral dose
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS130DPD Gene Mutations (5-FU toxicity) Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily by 11 am R: 13 days
R122DPYD (Deoxypridinoline), Urine10 mL aliquot of first morning URINE
Wrap in aluminium foil to protect
from light
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Chemiluminesce nt ImmunoassayS: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
OS132DRPLA Gene Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR Fragment analysisS: Mon 11 am R: 12 days
V617Drugs of Abuse, 7 Drugs Urine Screen
* Opiates *Benzodiazepine
*Cannabinoids *Cocaine & metabolites *Amphetamine
* Barbiturate * Phencyclidine
(PCP)
10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
N116Duchenne / Becker Muscular
Dystrophy (DMD / BMD) Gene Mutation
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
MLPAS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
S036Echinococcus (Hydatid Serology), IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
P096Echinococcus detection for scolices in Hydatid Cyst fluid1 mL CYST FLUIDR 1 week
F 2 weeks
MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z218Echovirus Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S125Echovirus Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S177Echovirus Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
N072EGFR, Mutational AnalysisParaffin BLOCKNAPCR, Fragment Analysis, SequencingS:Mon / Thu 9 am R:Fri / Tue
Z383Electrolytes, 24 Hour Urine
*Sodium *Potassium *Chloride
10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Indirect ISEDaily
Z380Electrolytes, Random Urine
*Sodium *Potassium *Chloride
10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Indirect ISEDaily
Z020Electrolytes, Serum
*Sodium *Potassium *Chloride
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Indirect ISEDaily
J154Electron Microscopy (EM)Kidney or Muscle or Nerve or Other tissue BIOPSY in 3% Buffered Glutaraldehyde solutionR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Transmission Electron MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 10 days
S078Endomysial Antibody, IgA, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
S105Endomysial Antibody, IgA, IFA in dilutions3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z819Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Panel
*Hyaluronic acid (HA) * Amino terminal Propeptide type III Procollagen (PIIINP) *Tissue inhibitor Metalloproteinase 1
(TIMP-1) * ELF score
3 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Next day
N125Enterovirus, Qualitative PCR3 mL CSF / 3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
M210Enterovirus Antigen, Stool5 g fresh STOOLR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
M204Enterohemorrhagic E.coli, Verotoxin 1 & 2 Antigen5 g fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
S195Epidermal (Pemphigus) Antibody, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
S198Epidermal (Pemphigus) Antibody, IFA in dilutions3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z172Epstein Barr Virus Antibodies to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA), IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
RW067Epstein Barr Virus Antibody to Early Antigen (D), IgG2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S069Epstein Barr Virus Antiody to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA), IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
S070Epstein Barr Virus Antiody to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA), IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
RW068Epstein Barr Virus Antibody to Nuclear Antigen (EBNA), IgG2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
J185Epstein Barr Virus Early RNA (EBER-ISH), In Situ
Hybridization
Paraffin BLOCK or BIOPSYNAIn Situ HybridizationS: Daily 6 pm
R: 5 days (Block / ; 7 days (Biopsy)
N127Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB or 2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
R018Erythropoietin; EPO2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 months
CLIAS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
H009ESR; Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Capillary
Photometry / Westergren
Daily
R019Estradiol (E2) Serum3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 6 months
CLIADaily
R101Estriol Unconjugated / Free (µE3)2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 6 months
CLIADaily
RW069Estrogen Total, Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 28 days
Extraction, RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW070Ethosuximide2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 35 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G161Everolimus3 mL EDTA WB drawn 1 hr before next doseR 7 days
F Unacceptable
LC-MS / MSS:Daily 5 pm R:Same day
Z011Executive Officers Panel
*Glucose (F) *Creatinine *Uric Acid
*Cholesterol *Triglycerides
*SGOT *SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin, Total *Protein, Total *Albumin
*A:G Ratio *Alkaline Phosphatase
*CBC *Blood Group & Rh factor * TSH Ultrasensitive
2 mL FLUORIDE PLASMA + 4 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB
12 hrs overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotometry, Electrical Impedence, VCS, EMTDaily
S118Extractable Nuclear Antigens (ENA), Qualitative profileCombined group screening test for 15 antigens2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
ImmunoblotS: Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z101Extractable Nuclear Antigens (ENA), Quantitative profile Individual antibodies to
*Sm *U1RNP *SS-A/Ro *SS-B/La
*Jo-1 *Scl-70 *Centromere
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
G127Fabry Disease Quantitative, Blood
This tests deficiency of enzyme Alpha Galactosidase A
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
H173Factor II, Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H174Factor V, Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H209Factor V Leiden Mutation Analysis
*Factor V Leiden Mutation
*Prothrombin Gene Mutation
*MTHFR Gene Mutation
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
H178Factor VII, Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H240Factor VIII, Functional / Activity3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical clot detectionS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
H175Factor IX Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
H176Factor X Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H177Factor XI Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H179Factor XII Functional3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionS: Thu 9 am R: Next day
H041Factor XIII (Clot Solubility) Functional, Qualitative3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksClot dissolution with 5M UreaS: Daily 1 pm R: Next day
XX025Fanconi's anemia, Stress
Cytogenetics
5 mL Heparinized WB18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Stress
Cytogenetics
S: Daily 6 pm
R: 7 days
Z837Fatty Liver Index
*GGTP *Triglycerides
2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory Record patient height, weight, waist circumference (highest point of hip bone) on test request form.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
IFCC,GPO-PODS: Mon through Sat 9 am
R: Same day
Z124Febrile Agglutinins Panel Combined Brucella, Widal and Weil Felix tests panel
*Brucella abortus *Brucella melitensis *Salmonella paratyphi Type AH and Type BH
*Salmonella typhi H & O *OX2
*OXK *OX19
3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 72 hrs
Latex & Tube agglutinationS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
S231Fecal Calprotectin5g STOOLR 6 days
F Unacceptable
EIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
S247Fecal Elastase5g STOOLR 1 week
F 1 year
EIAS: Mon 9 am R: Same day
RW071Felbamate2 mL SERUM drawn 1 hr before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G141Ferric Chloride Test, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 5 pm R: Same day
H060Ferritin2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z390Fever Panel 1
*Hemogram *MP * Widal * Urine R/E
3 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL
SERUM + 10 mL aliquot of random URINE
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical impedence, VCS,
Microscopy, Agglutination,
Dipstick
Daily
Z391Fever Panel 2
*Hemogram *MP * Widal * Urine R/E * SGPT * Aerobic Blood Culture
3 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL
SERUM + 10 mL WB in Special Plus Aerobic Blood Culture bottle + 10 mL aliquot of random URINE
18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Electrical impedence, VCS,
Microscopy, Agglutination, Dipstick, IFCC, Conventional culture & Automated
sensitivity
S: Daily 6 pm
R: Interim: 24 hrs & 48 hrs
Final : 6 days
H026Fibrinogen Degradation Products (FDP), Blood3 mL CITRATED PLASMA
Separate plasma and freeze immediately
F 2 weeksLatex AgglutinationDaily
B088Fibrinogen Clotting Activity3 mL CITRATED PLASMA
Separate plasma and freeze immediately
F 2 weeksPhoto-optical clot detectionDaily
RW206Fibroblast Growth Factor; FGF22 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma and freeze immediately
F 28 daysImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month
R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z800Fibromyalgia Panel
*CMV, IgG *Selenium, Serum * RA factor * Anti Nuclear Antibody (ANA) * Creatine Phosphokinase (CPK), TSH, Ultrasensitive *C- Reactive Protein
4 mL SERUM + 2 mL (Z-No
Additive) SERUM
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMS, CLIA,
Immunoturbidimetry, IFCC, EIA
S: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
S170Filaria Antigen2 mL Heparinized WB or 2 mL
SERUM
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTDaily
OS135FIP 1L1-PGDFRA Gene
Rearrangement Detection
4 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon 11 am R: 12 days
XX003FISH - t (8;21) or LSI ETO / AML15 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX007FISH - 11q 23 or LSI MLL Gene
Breakapart
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX009FISH - 14q 32.3 or LSI IGH Gene
Breakapart
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX026FISH - 17p5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX013FISH- 1p and 19q CodeletionParaffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX014FISH - 22q deletion of LSI Di George / VCFS5 mL Heparinized WB18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX031FISH - ALK-1 Breakapart RearrangementParaffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX015FISH - Amino one probe (Trisomy 21) / Down Syndrome5 mL Amniotic FLUID
Consent form mandatory
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX017FISH- Amino three probes (Trisomy 18, X, Y)5 mL Amniotic FLUID
Consent form mandatory
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX016FISH - Amino two probes (Trisomy 13 & 21)5 mL Amniotic FLUID
Consent form mandatory
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX036FISH - Aneuploidy detection, Products of conception (POC) using Chromsomes 13, 18, 21, X & YTISSUE from Placenta or Fascia lata or Diaphragm or Tendon or skin or Chest wall cartilage in normal saline18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX001FISH - BCR / ABL or
Philadelphia translocation
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX023FISH - CLL Panel
*del11q23(ATM)
*del17p13.1(TP53) *del13q14.3
*del13q34 *trisomy 12 *IGH Gene breakapart
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX029FISH - C-Myc5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm
R: 7 Days
XX005FISH - del 13q or LSI D13S3195 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX012FISH - EGFR Gene
Amplification
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX051FISH - Equivocal HER2 (ERBB2) AmplificationParaffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
XX048FISH - Ewing Sarcoma (EWS), 22q12 (EWSR1) RearrangementParaffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX011FISH - HER2 (ERBB2)
Amplification
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX004FISH - inv (16) or LSI CBFB5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX022FISH - MDS Panel -
Chromosomes 5q, 7q, 8q & 20q
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX050FISH - MET (7q31)
Amplification
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX038FISH - Microdeletion detection for Williams syndrome5 mL Heparinized WB18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX032FISH - Multiple Myeloma with CD138 Positive Selection cells (5 Probes)
*Del 13q14.3,del 17p13.1
*t(11;14) CCND1/IGH *t(4;14) FGFR3/IGH *t(14;16) IGH/MAF
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX027FISH - Multiple Myeloma (5
Probes)
*Del 13q14.3,del 17p13.1
*t(11;14) CCND1/IGH *t(4;14) FGFR3/IGH *t(14;16) IGH/MAF
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
Z787FISH - NSCLC (Non Small Cell
Lung Cancer) ALK1 & ROS1
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm
R: 10 Days
XX010FISH - Opposite Sex BMT (XX / XY)5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX018FISH - Prader-Wili Syndrome SNRPN5 mL Heparined WB18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX030FISH - Prenatal Screeing Panel (13, 18, 21, X & Y)6 mL Amniotic FLUID Consent form mandatoryR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX049FISH - ROS1 (6q22)
Rearrangement
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX028FISH - SRY Gene5 mL Heparinized WB18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX006FISH - t(11;14) or LSI IGH / CCNDI5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX008FISH - t(12;21) or LSI TEL / AML15 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX002FISH- t(15;17) or LSI PML / RARA5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX039FISH - t(8:14) or MYC / IGH for
Burkitt's & Non - Hodgkin Lymphoma
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX037FISH -Trisomy 21 / Down
Syndrome
5 mL Heparinized WB or CORD BLOOD or 5 mL Amniotic FLUID or 2g Chorionic villus BIOPSY Consent form mandatory18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX045FISH - Eosinophilic Leukemia Panel (PDGFRA, PDGFRB, FGFR1
and CBFB)
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX044FISH - FGFR1 (8p12) Gene
Rearrangement
5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX052FISH - Follicular Lymphoma (IGH / BCL2) t(14;18)5 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW or 5 x 5 mm Lymph node BIOPSY in normal saline or Paraffin BLOCK18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX046FISH - MYCN AmplificationParaffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX042FISH - PDGFR Alpha (4q12)
Gene Rearrangement
5 mLHeparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX043FISH - PDGFR Beta (5q33)
Gene Rearrangement
5 mLHeparinized WB or BONE MARROW18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
XX047FISH - Synovial Sarcoma (SS18 / SYT ) 18q11.2, Gene
Rearrangement
Paraffin BLOCKNAFISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 7 Days
RW072Flecainide3 mL SERUM drawn 1 hr before next dose
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Flow Cytometry, Individual Markers3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
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H135 H136 Z219A H138 H139 Z147A H141 H142 H143 H144 H145 Z166A H147 H148 H149 H150 H151
H153
CD1aCD2 CD3 CD4 CD5 CD7 CD8
CD10 (CALLA) CD11c
CD13 CD14 CD15 CD16 + 56 D19
CD20 CD22 CD23 CD25 CD33 CD34
CD34 - Stem cell enumeration CD36
CD38 CD41a CD45 CD61 CD64 CD79a CD79b CD103
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
H223 H232 H229 H203 H160 H161 H162 H167 H168 H169 H170 H171 H172 H228CD123 CD138 CD MPO FMC-7
Glycophorin HLA DR
IgG Heavy chain (Cytoplasmic) IgG Heavy chain (Surface)
IgM Heavy chain (Cytoplasmic) IgM Heavy chain (Surface) Kappa & Lambda Light chains TdT
ZAP-70
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
N052FLT3 Gene Mutation5 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCR, Fragment AnalysisS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
P012Fluid Examination, Routine, CSF / Nasal Fluid2 mL CSF or NASAL FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Biochemistry & Microscopy of Giemsa stained
smears
Daily
P013Fluid Examination, Routine, Body Fluids
Includes Ascitic / Peritoneal / Pericardial / Pleural / Bronchial washings / Prostatic /Synovial / CAPD fluid
2 mL FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Biochemistry & Microscopy of Giemsa stained smearsDaily
RW073Fluoxetine
Includes metabolite Norfluoxetine & Total
3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample >12 hrs post oral dose
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z781FMF- First Trimester Screen2 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of Birth (ddormmoryy), LMP, USG report between 11-13 weeks gestation including CRL, NT & Nasal Bone, number of fetuses; Diabetic status, body weight; IVF, Smoking & Previous horo Trisomy 21. Enclose Patient demographic details in Maternal Serum Screen Request Form. Valid between 9-13 weeks gestation (Ideal 10-13 weeks).
R 3 days
F 12 weeks
ECLIAS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
R048Folate (Folic Acid), RBC
Includes serum Folate
2 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Protect from light State PCV
2 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Protect from light
R 24 hrs
F 6 weeks
CLIAS: Daily 2 pm R: Same day
R046Folate (Folic Acid), Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Protect from light
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
A110Food Intolerance Test2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Protein
Microarray
S: Daily 1 pm
R: 2 days
B191Fractional Excretion of Sodium
*Creatinine, serum * Creatinine, urine *Sodium, serum *Sodium, urine
3 mL SERUM + 10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 1 week
Jaffe's reaction, Indirect ISEDaily
OS137Fragile X (FMR1) Mutation Screen4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Sat 11 am R: 15 days
B151Free Beta HCG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
OS138Friedreich's Ataxia Mutation Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR. Fragment AnalysisS: Mon / Fri 11 am R: 10 days
B071Fructosamine2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 months
Spectrophotome
try
Daily
Z126FSH & LH3 mL SERUM
Prefered sampling time in
females is Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z079
Y050 Basal Y051 30 min
Y052 45 min
Y053 60 min Y054 Customized
FSH & LH Stimulation by Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH)2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 2.5 ug or Kg body weight (100 ug maximum) as IV bolus; draw additional samples at 30, 45 & 60 minR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
R080FSH; Follicle Stimulating Hormone2 mL SERUM
Prefered sampling time in females is Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
P021Fungus Examination Routin, KOH Calcofluor white preparationSkin or Nail Scrapings or Hair or CSF or Body Fluids or Sputum or Bronchial washings or Tissue in a sterile container or
2 mL Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW or Oral or Genital or Wound SWABS in 0.5 mL sterile normal saline
18 -22°C
within 72 hrs
FluorescentMicroscopyS: Daily 3.30 pm R:Same day
OS139G-6-PD Gene Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon 11 am R: 10 days
R158G-6- PD Newborn Screen
Heel prick blood on filter paper
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue /Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
H018G-6- PD Quantitative3 mL EDTA WBR 3 weeks
F Unacceptable
Kinetic UVS: Mon through Sat 4 pm R: Same day
RW074Gabapentin2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Draw sample 2 hrs after last dose
R 12 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B150GAD 65 (Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase-65), IgG2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Same day
S242Galactomannan (Aspergillus antigen), Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Mon through Sat 12 noon
R: Same day
G115Galactose - 1 Phosphate, Quantitative, Blood4 mL heparinized WB
Keep sample on ice
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
FluorometryS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
G116Galactose Quantitative, Plasma2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 1 week
FluorometryS: Daily 4 pm R: 3 Days
G114Galactosemia Screening, Blood4 mL Heparinized WB from Patient &
Control subject who is not a
blood relative
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Beutler Fluorescence Spot testS: Daily 4 pm R: Next day
G118Galactosemia (Epimerase) Quantitative, Blood4 mL Heparinized WB
Avoid sample collection for 60 days post transfusion
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
OS140Galactosemia (GALT) Gene Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Daily 11 am R: 15 Days
G117Galactosemia Classical (Transferase), Quantitative, Blood4 mL Heparinized WB
Avoid sample collection for 60 days post transfusion
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
G119Galactosemia Panel 1
*Galactosemia Screening * Galactosemia Classical (Transferase)
4 mL Heparinized WB from Patient &
Control subject who is not a blood relative
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spot test, Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
G120Galactosemia Panel 2
**Galactosemia Screening * Galactosemia Classical (Transferase) * Galactose Plasma
4 mL Heparinized WB from Patient &
Control subject who is not a blood relative + 2 mL Heparinized PLASMA
Avoid sample collection for 60
days post transfusion
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spot test, Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
G121Galactosemia Panel 3
*Galactosemia Classical (Transferase)
*Galactosemia (Epimerase)
4 mL Heparinized WB
Avoid sample collection for 60 days post transfusion
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spot test, Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
R164Galactosemia, Newborn Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
OS141Ganciclovir Resistance Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Mon11 am R: 10 days
RW075Ganglioside GD 1a Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW076Ganglioside GD 1a Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW077Ganglioside GD 1b Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW078Ganglioside GD 1b Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW080Ganglioside GQ1B Antibody IgG2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 21 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW079Ganglioside GM-1 Antibodies, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S233Ganglioside Antibody Profile, IgG
*GM1 *GM2 *GM3 *GD1a *GD1b
*GT1b *GQ1b
2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
ImmunoblotS: Tue 9 am R: Same day
S234Ganglioside Antibody Profile, IgM
*GM1 *GM2 *GM3 *GD1a *GD1b
*GT1b *GQ1b
2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
ImmunoblotS: Tue 9 am R: Same day
R020Gastrin2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory. It is recommended that patient discontinues proton pump
inhibitor drugs like Omeprazole, Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Lansoprazole & Rabeprazole for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results. Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician
F 4 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
Z061
Y058 Basal Y059 5 min.
Y060 10 min.
Y061 15 min.
Y062 20 min.
Y122 25 min.
Y123 30 min. Y063 Customized
Gastrin Stimulation by Secretin2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen ;
Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer Secretin 2 U or kg body weight IV as a bolus ; draw additional samples at 5,10, 15,
20, 25 & 30 min.
Overnight fasting mandatory
F 4 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
G125Gaucher Disease Quantitative, BloodTests deficiency of Beta Glucosidase10 mL EDTA or Heparinsed WBR 72 hrs F
Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
G173Genetic CounsellingPatient & relative to report to
LPL laboratories
NACounsellingDaily
N078Genetic Mapping for Cardiovascular Disorders3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F
Unacceptable
SNP
Genotyping using Microarray
S: Daily 9 am R: 8 Weeks
N079Genetic Mapping for Gynecological Disorders3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F
Unacceptable
SNP
Genotyping using Microarray
S: Daily 9 am R: 8 Weeks
N077Genetic Mapping for Oncology / Cancer3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F
Unacceptable
SNP
Genotyping using Microarray
S: Daily 9 am R: 8 Weeks
N076Genetic Mapping for Whole Genome3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs F
Unacceptable
SNP
Genotyping using Microarray
S: Daily 9 am R: 8 Weeks
N061Genexpert MTB with Rifampicin resistance, Qualitative PCR3 mL SPUTUM or 3 mL BAL
FLUID or 2 mL CSF or 5 mL BODY FLUIDS or PUS or
fresh TISSUE
R 1 week F
Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
Z518Genexpert.com
*Genexpert with Rifampicin resistance * Culture AFB, Rapid
6 mL SPUTUM or 6 mL BAL
FLUID or 2 mL CSF or 6 mL BODY FLUIDS or PUS or
fresh TISSUE
R 24 hrs F
Unacceptable
Real Time PCR,
Automated fluorescent, ICT
S: Daily 3:30 pm
R: Interim: 1 day, 14 days &
4 weeks
Final: 6 weeks
Z813Germ Cell Tumor Panel
*AFP * HCG, Total *LDH
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIA,
Spectrophoto metry
Daily
B168GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate)
Calculated by MDRD formula
2 mL SERUM
GFR calculation by this formula is not applicable for
<18 yrs age
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Spectrophoto metry, CalculationDaily
B034GGTP (Gamma Glutamyl transpeptidase)2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
IFCCDaily
P211Giemsa Stain, Body FluidsBODY FLUIDS or PUS or EXUDATES or FNA
ASPIRATES or SMEARS fixed
in Absolute alcohol
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
H211Giemsa Stain, Peripheral Blood
/ Bone marrow
PERIPHERAL BLOOD or BONE
MARROW or SMEARS fixed in Absolute alcohol
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z204Gliadin Deamidated Antibodies Panel, IgA & IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S159Gliadin Deamidated Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S158Gliadin Deamidated Antibody, IgA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S098Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM), Antibody, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R:Same day
RW081Glucagon3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma and freeze immediately
Overnight fasting mandatory
F 28 daysExtraction, RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G004Glucose Challenge Test (GCT) ; Glucose 1 hr Obstetrical2 mL Fluoride PLASMA drawn 1 hr after 55 g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 50 g anhydrous) Oral GlucoseR 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B195Glucose Challenge Test (GCT), Pregnancy, 75g Glucose2 mL Fluoride PLASMA drawn 2 hrs after 82.5 g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) Oral Glucose.R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
G001
Y064 Basal
Y065 0.5 hr
Y066 1.0 hr
Y067 1.5 hr
Y068 2.0 hr
Y069 2.5 hr
Y073 Customized
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 10 mL aliquot of corresponding URINE for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 82.5 g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in adults or
1.92 g / Kg body wt in children in 300 mL water. Draw additional plasma & urine samples at 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 & 2.5 hrs. Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase,Strip testDaily
G002
Y064 Basal
Y065 0.5 hr
Y066 1.0 hr
Y067 1.5 hr
Y068 2.0 hr
Y069 2.5 hr
Y070 3.0 hr
Y071 4.0 hr
Y072 5.0 hr
Y073 Customized
Glucose Estimation Extended, 5 hrs2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 10 mL aliquot of corresponding URINE for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in adults or 1.92g / Kg body wt in children in 300 mL water. Draw additional plasma & urine samples at 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0
hrs.
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase,Strip testDaily
G009
Y124 Basal Y125 1 hr
Y126 2 hrs
Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), Pregnancy, 75 g glucose2 mL Fluoride PLASMA for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Draw additional plasma samples at 1.0 & 2.0 hrs Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B196Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), Pregnancy, 100 g glucose2 mL Fluoride PLASMA for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 110 g of glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 100 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Draw additional plasma samples at 1.0, 2.0 & 3.0 hrs Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
G010Glucose Tolerance Test, Oral (OGTT)2 mL Fluoride PLASMA for each fasting & post glucose specimens
Draw fasting baseline sample; Disssolve 82.5g Glucose monohydrate in adults (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) / 1.92 g / Kg body weight in children in 300 mL water. Draw post glucose sample exactly after 2.0 hrs Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B001Glucose, Fasting (F)2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
Z131Glucose, Fasting (F) & Post meal (PP), 2 hrs2 mL Fluoride PLASMA for each fasting & post prandial specimens
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
P085Glucose, Fluid2 mL BODY FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
HexokinaseDaily
B002GLUCOSE, POST PRANDIAL (PP)
2.0 Hours post meal
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube. Collect sample exactly 2 hours after starting meal. Ship refrigerated or frozen.R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B187GLUCOSE POST LOAD
0.5 Hour post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 0.5 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B143GLUCOSE POST LOAD
1 Hour post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 1.0 hour after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B006GLUCOSE POST LOAD
1.5 Hours post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 1.5 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B007GLUCOSE POST LOAD
2.0 Hours post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 2.0 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B188GLUCOSE POST LOAD
2.5 Hours post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 2.5 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B144GLUCOSE POST LOAD
3.0 Hours post 75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 3.0 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
Y373GLUCOSE POST LOAD
1.0 Hour post 100 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 110 g of glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 100 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 1.0 hour after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B014GLUCOSE POST LOAD
1.5 Hour post 100 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 110 g of glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 100 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 1.5 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B015GLUCOSE POST LOAD
2.0 Hour post 100 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 110 g of glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 100 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 2.0 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
Y374GLUCOSE POST LOAD
3.0 Hour post 100 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 110 g of glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 100 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample exactly 3.0 hours after starting intake of glucose. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B126GLUCOSE POST MEAL
2.0 Hour post Lunch
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Collect sample exactly 2 hrs after starting meal. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B127GLUCOSE PRE MEAL
Dinner
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Collect sample exactly before starting meal. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B189GLUCOSE CUSTOMIZED POST LOAD
75 g glucose
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube.
Dissolve 82.5g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in 300 mL water. Collect sample as per clinician's instruction. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B003Glucose, Random (R)2 mL Fluoride PLASMAR 72 hrs
F 1 week
HexokinaseDaily
B198Glycemark (1,5
Anhydroglucitol)
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Enzymatic
Colorimetric
S:Mon / Thu 9 am
R: Same day
G123GM 1 Gangliosidosis, Quantitative, BloodTests deficiency of Beta Galactosidase10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
G124GM 2 Gangliosidosis, Quantitative, Blood; Tay Sachs & Sandhoff disease
Tests deficiency of Hexosaminidase, Total, A & B
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
Z200Goodpasture's Syndrome Panel
*Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody *ANCA-PR3
/ c-ANCA
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIA, IFAS: Mon / Wed 9 am R: Next day
P025Gram StainSPECIMENS or SMEARSR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
MicroscopyDaily
M214Group A Streptococcal AntigenThroat SWABR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
Z208Growth Disorder Panel
*Growth Hormone *IGFBP-3 *IGF- I
3 mL SERUM
Patient should rest for 30 min. prior to sample collection
R Unacceptable F 4 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
RW082Growth Hormone Antibody2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 6 weeks
Radiobinding AssayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW083Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH)3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R Unacceptable F 2 monthsExtraction, RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z300
Y094 Basal Y095 30 min.
Y096 60 min.
Y097 90 min. Y099 Exercise Y098 Customized
Growth Hormone Stimulation Test2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen. Draw fasting baseline specimen after resting for 30 min.; Administer stimulating agent Clonidine (Arkamine) 300 ug or 5ug / Kg body wt. orally.
Draw additional specimens at 30, 60 & 90 mins.
Other stimulating agents that can be used are:
Insulin (0.10 - 0.15 U or Kg body weight IV followed by additional samples at 30, 60 & 90 min).
Exercise (20 min. vigorous exercise followed by immediate sampling)
R 8 hrs
F 2 months
CLIADaily
Z069
Y100 Basal Y102 60 min.
Y104 120 min.
Y105 Customized
Growth Hormone Suppression by Glucose2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen. Draw fasting baseline specimen after resting for 30 min; .Administer Glucose orally
1.75 g / kg body wt (maximum 75g). Draw additional specimens at 60 & 120 min.
R 8 hrs
F 2 months
CLIADaily
R031Growth Hormone (GH)2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory Patient should rest for 30 min. before sample collection
R 8 hrs
F 2 months
CLIADaily
N034H1N1 (Swine Flu) Qualitative, Real Time PCRNasal or Throat or Nasopharyngeal SWAB in Special viral transport mediumR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am
R: Same day (except Sundays)
N068Hains Mycobacterium Tuberculosis First Line Drug resistance profile2 mL SPUTUM or BAL or Pleural ASPIRATE or CSF or BODY FLUID or cultured
GROWTH
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Line probe assayS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
N117Hains Mycobacterium
Tuberculosis Second Line Drug resistance profile
2 mL SPUTUM or BAL or
Bronchial ASPIRATE or cultured GROWTH
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Line probe assayS: Sat 11 am R: Fri
Z835Hains Mycobacterium
Tuberculosis First & Second Line Drug resistance profile
2 mL SPUTUM or BAL or
Bronchial ASPIRATE or cultured GROWTH
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Line probe assayS: Sat 11 am
R: Fri
RW084Haloperidol2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Draw sample11-17 hrs after last dose
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H119Ham Test; Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) Screening Test3 mL EDTA WBR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Gel TechniqueS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
B100Haptoglobin2 ml SERUMR 4 weeks
F 4 weeks
Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
OS144Haptoglobin Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue / Sat 11 am R: 8 days
B080HbA1c; Glycosylated hemoglobin3 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
HPLCDaily
B030HBDH; Alpha - Hydroxy Butyrate Dehydrogenase2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 2 weeks
GSCCDaily
U022HCG, Beta, Total, Quantitative, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
R021HCG, Beta, Total, Quantitative, Maternal2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
U075HCG, Beta, Total, Quantitative, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
F002HCG, Beta, Total, Quantitative, Tumor Marker2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
RW085HDL Cholesterol Subclasses
* HDL-2 * HDL-3
4 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 6 weeks
Precipitation,
Colorimetric,Enzymatic
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B128HDL Cholesterol, Direct2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Enzymatic Immunoinhibitio
n
Daily
F024HE4; Human Epididymis Protein 42 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CMIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
Z615Heart Screen
*hsCRP *Uric acid *Glucose Fasting *Lipid profile basic
*Homocysteine
3 mL SERUM + 2 mL fluoride PLASMA
12 hrs overnight fasting mandatory
R 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
Immunoturbidim etry, Hexokinase, Spectrophotome
try, CMIA
Daily
H204Heinz Bodies, Periperal blood2 air dried peripheral blood SMEARSNAMicroscopyDaily
Z121Helicobacter pylori Antibodies Panel, IgA & IgG3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S227Helicobacter pylori Antigen, Stool5 g STOOLR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S083Helicobacter pylori, IgA2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
S082Helicobacter pylori, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
OS143Hemochromatosis 2 Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily 11 am R:30 days
OS146Hemoglobin D Iran Mutation Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S:Mon / Wed 11 am R:10 days
OS147Hemoglobin D Punjab Mutation Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S:Mon / Wed 11 am R:10 days
OS148Hemoglobin E (GLU 26LYS) Mutation Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S:Mon / Wed 11 am R:10 days
E002Hemoglobin HPLC / Electrophoresis
Includes Hematological indices
4 mL EDTA WB
Indicate age, sex, race & religion
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
HPLC,
Electrophoresis
S Daily 10 am R: Same day
U047Hemoglobin, Free, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Strip TestDaily
H001Hemoglobin; Hb3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
PhotometryDaily
Z019Hemogram
*Hemoglobin *PCV *TLC *RBC Count *MCV *MCH *MCHC
*Platelet Count *Automated DLC
*Absolute Differential counts
*RDW *ESR
4 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical Impedence, VCS, Capillary Photometry / WestergrenDaily
H241Hemophilia A Carrier Detection
*Factor VIII *vWF Antigen * Factor VIII / vWF Ratio
3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot Detection, EIAS: 1st & 3rd Mon 11 am R: Next day
Z374Hemophilia Panel
*APTT * Factor VIII * Factor IX
3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksElectromechanical & Photo- optical Clot
Detection
S: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
U046Hemosiderin, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Prussian Blue ReactionS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
RW086Heparin, Anti Xa Assay2 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 30 daysChromogenicS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S090Hepatitis A Antibody (Anti- HAV), IgG2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S061Hepatitis A Antibody (Anti- HAV), IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
OS145Hepatitis A virus RNA Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA PLASMAR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
S058Hepatitis B Core Antibody (Anti- HBc), IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S115Hepatitis B Core Antibody (Anti- HBc), Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
Z135Hepatitis B Immunity Screen
*Anti-HBc Total *Anti-HBs
*HBsAg
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
Z017Hepatitis B Profile
*HBsAg *Anti-HBs *HBeAg *Anti- HBe *Anti-HBc IgM *Anti-HBc Total
4 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S057Hepatitis B Surface Antibody; Anti-HBs2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S116Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) ConfirmationNeutralization Procedure2 mL SERUM
Indicate HBsAg positivity
R 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S215Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg), Quantitative2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S056Hepatitis B Surface Antigen; HBsAg; Australia Antigen
Screening only
2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
N027Hepatitis B Viral DNA (HBV DNA) Quantitative, Real Time PCR3 mL EDTA PLASMA or 2 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Thu / Sat 11 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
N041Hepatitis B Viral Drug Resistance & Genotyping3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma aseptically within 2 hrs of collection Minimum viral load required is 2000 IU/mL
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
SequencingS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
Z602Hepatitis B Virus Genotyping, Drug Resistance & Quantitative PCR3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma aseptically within 2 hrs of collection Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Sequencing, Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
Z877Hepatitis B Monitoring Panel
*SGPT * SGOT * Creatinine, serum * Bilirubin Direct
* Bilirubin, Total
* Urea, serum * CBC
* Hepatitis B Viral DNA Quantitative, Real Time PCR
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL EDTA PLASMA + 3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F unacceptable
DPD, Electrical Impedence, VCS, IFCC,
Real Time PCR
, Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS
Traceable, Urease UV
S: Tue / Thu / Sat 11 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
N011Hepatitis B Virus PCR Qualitative; HBV DNA PCR, Qualitative3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
PCRS: Tue / Thu / Sat 11 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
S060Hepatitis Be Antibody; Anti- HBe2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S059Hepatitis Be Antigen; HBeAg2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
Z137Hepatitis Be Panel
*HBeAg * Anti-HBe
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
S062Hepatitis C Antibody (Anti- HCV)2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
CMIADaily
Z511Hepatitis C Viral Combo
*HCV RNA Quantitative Real Time PCR * HCV Genotype
6 mL EDTA PLASMA or 6 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
N028Hepatitis C Viral RNA (HCV RNA) Quantitative3 mL EDTA PLASMA or 3 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
N147Hepatitis C Viral RNA (HCV
RNA) Quantitative, Ultra
3 mL SERUM or 3 mL EDTA
PLASMA
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am
R: Thu / Mon
N032Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Genotype2 mL EDTA PLASMA or 2 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
N004Hepatitis C Viral PCR Qualitative; HCV RNA PCR, Qualitative2 mL EDTA PLASMA or 2 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
Z878Hepatitis C Monitoring Panel
*SGPT * SGOT * Creatinine, serum * Bilirubin Direct
* Bilirubin, Total
* Urea, serum * CBC
* Hepatitis C Viral DNA Quantitative, Real Time PCR
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL EDTA PLASMA + 3 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 48 hrs
F unacceptable
DPD, Electrical Impedence, VCS, IFCC,
Real Time PCR
, Compensated Jaffe's Reaction IDMS
Traceable, Urease UV
S: Tue / Fri 11 am Report: Thu / Mon
RW273Hepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype 1NS5a Drug Resistance
* HCV NS5a Subtype *Daclatasvir Resistance * Ledipasvir Resistance * Ombitasvir Resistance
2 mL EDTA or 2 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 24 hrs of collection
Avoid freeze thaw cycles
R 14 days
F 42 days
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) •
Sequencing
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS149Hepatitis D Virus Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma aseptically within 2 hrs of collection
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 13 days
S117Hepatitis Delta Antibody (Anti HDV), IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Wed 11 am
R:Same day
S202Hepatitis E Antibody (Anti- HEV), IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R:Same day
S051Hepatitis E Antibody (Anti- HEV), IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
N109Hepatitis E Virus Detection, PCR2 mL EDTA PLASMA or 2 mL SERUM
Separate plasma or serum aseptically within 4 hrs of collection
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
OS150Hepatitis G Virus RNA Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma or serum aseptically
within 2 hrs
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 18 days
Z556Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1
Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM, Serum
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIA, CLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
S211Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1
IgG, Serum
2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am
R: Same day
S213Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z205Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 +
2 Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM, Serum
2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S021Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 + 2, IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S071Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 + 2, IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z557Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 2
Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM, Serum
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
S212Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 2
IgG, Serum
2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am
R: Same day
S214Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 2 IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z303Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 1 & 2, PCR, Qualitative2 mL CSF or EDTA PLASMA or
Blister Fluid or Swab or Scrapings or Fresh Tissue in 1 mL normal saline or Paraffin embedded tissue
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
PCR,
Amplification
S: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N013Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2, PCR, Qualitative2 mL CSF or EDTA PLASMA or
Blister Fluid or Swab or Scrapings or Fresh Tissue in 1 mL normal saline or Paraffin
embedded tissue
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
PCR,
Amplification
S: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N012Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type I, PCR, Qualitative2 mL CSF or EDTA PLASMA or
Blister Fluid or Swab or Scrapings or Fresh Tissue in 1 mL normal saline or Paraffin embedded tissue
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
PCR,
Amplification
S: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
RW088Herpes Virus 6 (HHV-6) Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G185HHH Syndrome; Hyperornithinemia- Hyperammonemia-
Homocitrullinuria Syndrome
15 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
LC-MS/MS, GC- MSS: Daily 5 pm R:5 days
U0345-HIAA (5-Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid), 24 Hour Urine50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
Avoidbanana, kiwi, walnut, avocado, brinjal, pineapple, plum, tomato & drugs like Fluorouracil, Melphalan, Paracetamol & Acetaminophen, Heparin, L-dopa, Reserpine, Salicylates, Chlorpromazine, Imipramine, Isoniazid, MAO inhibitors, Phenothiazines, Promethazine, alcoholic beverages, caffeine, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
U0385-HIAA (5-Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid), Random Urine50 mL aliquot of random URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
Avoidbanana, kiwi, walnut, avocado, brinjal, pineapple, plum, tomato & drugs like Fluorouracil, Melphalan, Paracetamol & Acetaminophen, Heparin, L-dopa, Reserpine, Salicylates, Chlorpromazine, Imipramine, Isoniazid, MAO inhibitors, Phenothiazines, Promethazine, alcoholic beverages, caffeine, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
Z040Hirsutism Panel
*Androstenedione * DHEA Sulphate * Free Testosterone
5 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIA, CMIA, RIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
RW089Histamine, 24 Hour Urine
Includes creatinine
5 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE Preservative 10 mL 50% 6N HCl Avoid direct sunlight, antihistamines, oral corticosteroids and H2 receptor blockers, 24 hours prior to specimen collection.R 14 days
F 14 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S019Histone Antibodies2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
J113Histo / Cytopathology / Immunohistochemistry (IHC), PhotomicrographStained SECTIONS or SMEARS or IHC stained sectionsNADigital PhotographyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J119Histo / Cytopathology, Slide(s) /
Block(s), Issue
Written requisitionNANA72 hrs
Z829Histopathology Direct Immunofluorescence (DIF), Kidney Biopsy
*Complement C3 *Complement C1q *IgA * IgG *IgM *Kappa Light Chains *Lambda Light Chains
Kidney BIOPSY in buffered normal saline
Biopsy should measure minimum 1 cm
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cryoprocessing, Fluorescence microscopyS: Daily 6 pm R:3 days
J025 J026 J027 J040 J024 Z158Histopathology Direct Immunofluorescence (DIF), Skin / Conjunctival Biopsy IgA
IgG IgM
Complement C1q Complement C3 Panel-IgA,IgG,IgM,
Complement C1q & C3
Skin or Conjunctival BIOPSY in buffered normal saline
Biopsy should measure minimum 3 mm
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cryoprocessing, Fluorescence microscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 4 days
J007Histopathology, Biopsy - Second OpinionStained SECTIONS or Paraffin BLOCKSNAMicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 days
J118Histopathology, Biopsy, Bone
*Small biopsy *Medium biopsy
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining,
Microscopy
S: Daily 6 pm
R: maximum 12 days
J116Histopathology Biopsy Large Complex / Cancer Specimen
*Esophagectomy *Gastrectomy
*Mastectomy *Hemi / Total Colectomy *Large Bone Resection
*Ovarian Tumor Resection
*Radical Nephrectomy for Cancer
*Radical Neck Dissection
*Radical Hysterectomy *Radical Orchidectomy *Soft tissue tumor resections *Head & Neck resection *Eyeball (Tumorous)
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 days
Bone specimens maximum 14-16 days
J012Histopathology Biopsy, Large Specimen
*Uterus with cervix *Uterus with cervix and adnexae / fibroids
*Ovarian tumors / Large cysts
*Eyeball (tumorous) *Non tumorous conditions of Thyroid gland / Testes / Kidney - nephrectomy / Intestinal resection
*Lymph node (Block dissection)
*Placenta *Eye ball (Non- tumorous)
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 4 days
J092Histopathology Biopsy, Medium Specimen
*Breast lump *Pilonidal sinus
*Fistula / Sinus *Lymph node
*Ovarian cyst *Gall bladder
*Prostate (TURP / Enucleation)
*Superficial lumps *Brain & Spinal cord tumors * Small excision biopsies *Fibroids (Enucleated)
*Products of conception
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 days
J001Histopathology Biopsy, Small Specimen
*Endometrium *Cervical biopsy
*Endoscopic biopsies *Trucut biopsies *Appendix *Fallopian Tubes *Conjunctival biopsy
*Small diagnostic / Incision biopsies
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopySample: Daily by 11 am; Report Next day Sample: Daily 11 am to 6 pm; Report 2 days
Z353Histopathology Kidney Biopsy Panel 1Histopathology *Special Stains *DIF for IgG, IgA, IgM, C3 & C1q *IHC for C4d & SV40 (Transplant biopsy)
*Photomicrograph
2 Kidney BIOPSY tissue cores one each in buffered normal saline & 10% Formal-salineR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cryoprocessing, Fluorescence & Light Microscopy, IHC, Digital PhotographyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 days
Z355Histopathology Kidney Biopsy Panel 2 *Histopathology *Special Stains *IHC for C4d & SV40 (Transplant biopsy)
*Photomicrograph
1 Kidney BIOPSY tissue core in 10% Formal-salineNALight Microscopy, IHC, Digital PhotographyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 days
Z830Histopathology Kidney Biopsy Panel 3Histopathology *Special Stains *DIF for IgG, IgA, IgM, C3 & C1q *IHC for C4d & SV40 (Transplant biopsy)
*Photomicrograph *Electron Microscopy
3 Kidney BIOPSY tissue cores one each in buffered normal saline, 10% Formal-saline & 3% buffered Glutaraldehyde solutionR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cryoprocessing, Fluorescence & Light Microscopy, IHC, Digital Photography, Transmission Electron MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 10 days
Z850Histopathology, Kidney Biopsy Second OpinionBLOCK / SLIDESNALight MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 4 days
Z386Histopathology, Liver Biopsy Panel
*Histopathology *Special Stains
*Photomicrograph
1 Liver Biopsy tissue core in 10% Formal-salineNALight Microscopy, Digital PhotographyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 days
J114Histopathology, Polarizing MicroscopySECTIONS or Paraffin BLOCKSR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Polarizing MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
J050 J084 J052 J095 J078 J079 J053 J081 J080 J055 J054 J082 J059 J083Histopathology Special Stains
Acid Fast (ZN) Alcian Blue
Amyloid (Congo Red) Copper (Rhodanine) Fontanna Masson
Gomori's Silver Methenamine Iron (Perl's)
Masson Trichrome Mucicarmine Myeloperoxidase PAS
PTAH
Reticulin Van Giesons
TISSUE in 10% Formal-saline or Paraffin BLOCKS or Alcohol fixed FNA Aspirate SMEARSNASpecial Stain, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 Days
Z701Histopathology, Skin Biopsy Panel
*Histopathology examination
*Special stains *Photomicrograph
BIOPSY in 10% Formal - salineNAProcessing,Staining, MicroscopyS: Daily 6 pm R: 5 Days
RW269Histoplasma Antibody, Immunodiffusion2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S010HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies, Screening TestIncludes p24 Antigen2 mL SERUM
HIV Consent form mandatory
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
S203HIV Rapid Screening Test2 mL SERUM
HIV Consent form mandatory
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Immunochromat
ography
Daily
S063HIV 1 & 2 Antibodies, Western Blot2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Western BlotS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
N060HIV 1 Genotyping & Drug Resistance2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma within 6 hrs & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksReverse transcriptase PCR, DNA
Sequencing
S: 1st / 15th of every month
R: 15th / 30th of every month
N029HIV 1 RNA, Quantitative, Real Time PCR3 mL EDTA PLASMA Separate plasma within 2 hrs & freeze immediatelyR 5 days
F 6 months
Real Time PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
H215HIV 1 RNA, Quantitative, Real Time PCR with CD3 / CD4 (Immune Deficiency Panel 4) Markers3 mL EDTA PLASMA + 4 mL
Heparinized WB + 4 mL EDTA WB
18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
Real Time PCR, Flow CytometryS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
H216HIV 1 RNA, Quantitative, Real Time PCR with CD3, CD4 / CD8 (Immune Deficiency Panel 2) Markers3 mL EDTA PLASMA + 4 mL
Heparinized WB + 4 mL EDTA WB
18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
Real Time PCR, Flow CytometryS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
OS151HIV 2 Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma within 2 hrs of collection
R 1 week
F 6 months
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 6 days
L021HLA-A2 (A*02)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am
R: Next day
L005HLA - AB (Class 1) Typing4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L025HLA - ABC (Class 1) Typing4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L010HLA - B15 (B*15)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L019HLA - B22 (B*22)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
N044HLA- B27 Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
L009HLA - B38 (B*38)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L008HLA - B5 (B*51/52)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L026HLA - B7(B*07)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L007HLA - B8 (B*08)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L032HLA- C Locus Typing, Any Antigen4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L017HLA-Celiac Disease (DR- DQB1- DQA1 Haplotype Association including DQ2,DQ8)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L020HLA-Cw6 (C*06)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L036HLA-DQB1 Typing4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L018HLA-DR & DQB1 (Class II)
Typing
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L006HLA-DR (Class II) Typing4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L011HLA-DR2 (DRB1*02)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L012HLA-DR3 (DRB1*03)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L013HLA-DR4 (DRB1*04)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L014HLA-DR5 (DRB1*11/12)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L016HLA-DR7 (DRB1*07)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L027HLA-Narcolepsy (DRB1*15, DQB1*06:02, DQA1*01:02)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Sequencing Based Typing
(SBT)
S: Daily 9 am R:7 days
L023HLA- Panel Reactive IgG
Antibodies (PRA), Class I, Quamtitative
3 mL SERUM
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Daily by 9 am R: 2 days
L024HLA- Panel Reactive IgG
Antibodies (PRA), Class II, Quamtitative
3 mL SERUM
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Daily by 9 am
R: 2 days
L003HLA- Panel Reactive IgG
Antibodies (PRA), Screen
*Class I *Class II
3 mL SERUM
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Daily by 9 am
R: Next day
L028HLA-B Locus Typing, Any Antigen4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am
R: Next day
N086HLA DNA High Resolution Typing - A Locus4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
N087HLA DNA High Resolution Typing - B Locus4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
N083HLA DNA High Resolution Typing - C Locus4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
N085HLA DNA High Resolution Typing - DQB1 Locus4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
N084HLA DNA High Resolution Typing - DRB1 Locus4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 days
N070HLA DNA High Resolution Typing
*A, B, C, DR & DQ
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 8 days
N024HLA DNA Typing for Bone Marrow Transplant, 10 Antigens, PCR
*A, B, C, DR & DQ Low
Resolution Typing
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
SSP-PCRS: Daily 9 am R:2 Days
N025HLA DNA Typing for Bone Marrow Transplant, 6 Antigens, PCR
*A, B & DR Low Resolution
Typing
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WBR 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R:2 Days
N023HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver Transplant, PCR
*A, B & DR Low Resolution Typing
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
Reverse SSOP - LuminexS: Daily 9 am R:2 Days
L022HLA DSA (Donor Specific IgG Antibodies), Class I & IIRecipient:3 mL SERUM Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R:Wed / Fri / Mon
L029HLA Hypersensitivity to Abacavir (B*57:01)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 Days
L031HLA Hypersensitivity to Allopurinol (B*58:01)4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 Days
L030HLA Hypersensitivity to
Carbamazepine & Phenytoin (B*15:02)
4 mL EDTA WB or 6 mL ACD
WB or Buccal SWAB
R 96 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR,
Sequencing
S: Daily 9 am R: 7 Days
L034HLA Single Antigen Bead
Assay for Class I IgG Antibodies
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Daily 9 am R: 2 Days
L035HLA Single Antigen Bead
Assay for Class II IgG Antibodies
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Luminex X-Map TechnologyS: Daily 9 am R: 2 Days
L033HLA T & B Cell Flow
Cytometry, Cross Match
Recipient:2 mL SERUM + 4 mL
Heparinized WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 3 mL Heparinized WB Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
L002HLA T & B Cell Lymphocyte Cross MatchRecipient:6 mL ACD WB + 3
mL SERUM
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient or donor
is mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT TreatmentS: Daily 1 pm R: Next day
L038HLA Cadaveric Cross MatchRecipient:6 mL ACD WB + 3
mL SERUM
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND photograph of recipient is
mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT TreatmentS: Daily R: 8 hrs
Z855HLA Pretransplant Workup Non Sensitized Recipient Panel 1 Recipient :*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte cross match vs potential donor * HLA Panel Reactive IgG antibodies (PRA) Screen Luminex

Donor:*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex
Recipient:6 mL ACD WB + 3 mL SERUM + 4 mL EDTA WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB + 4 mL EDTA WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient & donor is mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT treatment, Reverse SSOP - Luminex, Luminex X-Map technologyS: Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
Z857HLA Pre transplant Workup Panel 2
Recipient :*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte cross match vs potential donor * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte flow cytometry cross match vs potential donor * HLA Panel Reactive IgG antibodies (PRA) Screen Luminex
* Donor specific IgG antibodies Class I & II Luminex

Donor:*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex
Recipient:6 mL ACD WB + 9 mL SERUM + 4 mL EDTA WB +
4 mL Heparinized WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB + 4 mL EDTA WB + 4 mL Heparinized WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient & donor is mandatory.
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT treatment, Reverse SSOP - Luminex, Luminex X-Map technology, Flow cytometryS: Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am; R: Wed / Fri / Mon
Z873HLA Pretransplant Workup Sensitized Recipient Panel 3 Recipient :*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte cross match vs potential donor * HLA Panel Reactive IgG antibodies Class I & ClassII quantitative Luminex * Donor specific IgG antibodies Class I & II Luminex

Donor:*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex
Recipient:6 mL ACD WB + 9 mL SERUM + 4 mL EDTA WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB + 4 mL EDTA WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient & donor is mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT treatment, Reverse SSOP - Luminex, Luminex X-Map technologyS: Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am; R: Wed / Fri / Mon
Z858HLA Pretransplant Workup Sensitized Recipient Panel 4 Recipient :*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte cross match vs potential donor * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte flow cytometry cross match vs potential donor * HLA Panel Reactive IgG antibodies (PRA) Screen Luminex
*Single antigen bead (SAB) IgG Class I & II Luminex

Donor:*HLA DNA High resolution Typing A, B, C, DR & DQ (SBT)
Recipient:6 mL ACD WB + 9 mL SERUM + 4 mL EDTA WB +
4 mL Heparinized WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 12 mL ACD WB + 4 mL EDTA WB + 4 mL Heparinized WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient & donor is mandatory.
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity with DTT treatment, Reverse SSOP - Luminex, Luminex X-Map technology, Flow cytometry, Sequence based Typing (SBT)S: Mon 9 am R: Sat
Z860HLA Pretransplant Workup Sensitized Recipient Panel 5 Recipient :*HLA DNA Typing for Kidney / Liver transplant, PCR Low resolution Luminex * HLA T & B cell lymphocyte flow cytometry cross match vs potential donor *Single antigen bead (SAB) IgG Class I & II Luminex

Donor:*HLA DNA Typing 10 antigens, Low resolution, Luminex
Recipient: 9 mL SERUM + 4 mL EDTA WB + 4 mL Heparinized WB
Collect preferably 48 hrs after Dialysis
Donor: 4 mL EDTA WB + 4 mL Heparinized WB
Doctor's prescription on the letter head with stamp AND 1 photograph of recipient & donor is mandatory.
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Reverse SSOP - Luminex, Luminex X-Map technology, Flow cytometryS: Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am; R: Wed / Fri / Mon
L004HLA - B 27, Flow Cytometry4 mL EDTA or Heparanized WB18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z827HOMA-IR: Insulin Resistance Index
*Glucose,Fasting *Insulin,Fasting
*Beta cell function *Insulin sensitivity *HOMA-IR index
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase,CMIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
Z828HOMA-IR: Insulin Resistance Index, C-peptide model
*Glucose, Fasting *C-Peptide, Fasting *Beta cell function *Insulin sensitivity *HOMA-IR index
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase,CLIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
R143Homocysteine, Quantitative Serum2 mL SERUM
Collect sample on ice and separate serum within 1 hr
R 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
U036Homovanillic Acid (HVA), 24 hr Urine50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total volume
AvoidL-Dopa at least 72 hrs
before and during collection.
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
U049Homovanillic Acid (HVA), Random Urine50 mL aliquot of random URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total volume
AvoidL-Dopa at least 72 hrs before and during collection.
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
N040HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Detection & Genotyping, Qualitative PCRCervical or Oral SWAB or Paraffin BLOCK or Fresh TISSUE in Normal SalineR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
Z794HPV, Chlamydia trachomatis & Neisseria gonorrhea PCR Panel, QualitativeCervical SWABR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Fri / Tue
RW097HTLV - I / II, Antibody Confirmation2 mL SERUM
Do not use glass tubes
R 7 days
F 30 days
Line ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N130Human Herpes virus 6 (HHV6), Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N123Human Herpes virus 7 (HHV7), Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N129Human Parechovirus, Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N118Huntington Disease Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R: 10 days
Z08617 - Hydroxycorticosteroids & 17 - Ketosteroids, 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total volume
R 4 weeks
F 2 months
Column ChromatographyS: Daily 4 pm R: 3 days
U03217 - Hydroxycorticosteroids (17- OHCS), 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total volume
R 4 weeks
F 2 months
Column ChromatographyS: Daily 4 pm R: 3 days
RW10017 - Hydroxypregnenolone2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 5 days
F 28 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R05317 - Hydroxyprogesterone (17- OHP)2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
RIAS Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
R16317 - Hydroxyprogesterone, Newborn Screen; CAH Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
Z024
Y106 Basal Y108 60 min
Y109 Customized
17 - Hydroxyprogesterone (17- OHP) Stimulation by ACTH2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer 250 ug synthetic ACTH IV; draw additional sample at 60 minR 4 days
F 4 weeks
RIAS Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
G186Hydroxyproline, Plasma2 mL Heparinized PLASMA
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC / MSS Mon / Wed 5 pm R:3 days
Z175Hypercalcemia Panel 1
*PTH (Intact) *Calcium, Serum
*Calcium 24-hour Urine
10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE + 3 mL SERUM
Urine:Preservative 10 mL 50
% HCl
State Total volume Serum : Collect sample between 8 - 10 am. Separate serum & freeze immediately.
F 4 weeksCMIA, Arsenazo IIIDaily
Z165Hypercalcemia Panel 2
*PTH (Intact) *Calcium, Serum
*Phosphorus, Serum * Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy
6 mL SERUM
Collect sample between 8 - 10 am. Separate serum & freeze immediately.
F 4 weeksCMIA, Arsenazo III, CLIA,
Molybdate UV
Daily
RW102Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Screen
*Aspergillus fumigatus
*Micropolyspora faeni
*Pigeon serum *S.viridis
*Thermoactinomyces candidus
*Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 6 weeks
ImmunodiffusionS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z311Hypertension Panel
*Urea* Creatinine* Glucose,fasting* Electrolytes, Serum * Lipid profile, Basic
2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 2 mL SERUM
Minimum 12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Hexoknase, Spectrophotome try, Indirect ISEDaily
Z798Hyperthyroid / Grave's Disease Panel
*Free T4 * TSH * Total T3 *TSH
Receptor Antibody
4 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIA, ECLIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
Z797Hypothyroidism / Hashimoto's Disease Panel
*Free T4 * TSH *Anti TPO
4 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
G201Hypogonadism Panel, Males
*FSH *LH *Testosterone - LC- MS/MS
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Morning sample preferred
.
R 48 hrs
F 7 weeks
CLIA, LC- MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G202Hypogonadism Panel, Females
*FSH *LH *Estradiol- LC-MS/MS
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Morning sample preferred Prefered sampling time in females is Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
.
R 48 hrs
F 7 weeks
CLIA, LC- MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
OS154IgVH Gene Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR SequecingS: Tue 11 am R: 10 days
RW103IgA Subclasses
*IgA1 * IgA2 * Total IgA
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 6 weeks
NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z176IGF-1 & Growth Hormone Panel3 mL SERUM
Separate serum & freeze immediately
Overnight fasting mandatory
F 4 weeksCLIADaily
R106IGF-1; Somatomedin - C2 mL SERUM
Separate serum & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksCLIADaily
RW105IGF Binding Protein 2; IGFBP-22 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 4 days
F 28 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R105IGF Binding Protein 3; IGFBP-32 mL SERUM
Separate serum & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksCLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
RW104IGF Binding Protein 1; IGFBP-12 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Overnight fasting mandatory
R 7 days
F 28 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N073Imatinib Resistance Mutation Analysis; IRMA4 mL EDTA WB
Submit latest BCR-ABL Quantitative report
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR SequecingS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
G135IMD Panel, Quantitative, Blood
*Amino Acids * Organic Acids * Fatty Acids
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
TMSS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
RW107Imipramine
Includes metabolite Desipramine & Total
3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw sample >12 hrs post oral dose
R 5 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H250Immature Platelet Fraction (IPF)3 mL EDTA WBR 12 hrs
F Unacceptable
Fluorescent Flow CytometryDaily
Z879Immigration / Immunization Check Panel, Basic
*Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgG
* Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG
* Mumps Virus Antibody, IgG
* Quantiferon-TB Gold ; Gamma Interferon
4 mL SERUM + 1 mL WB from set of Special QuantiFERON-TB Gold tubes
Shake tubes to ensure thorough mixing
Do not centrifuge if sending within 16 hrs OR incubate at 37 C for 16-24 hrs & centrifuge.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CLIA , Enzyme ImmunoassayS: Mon 9 am R: Next day
Z880Immigration / Immunization
Check Panel, Advanced
*Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgG
* Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG
* Mumps Virus Antibody, IgG
* Quantiferon-TB Gold ; Gamma Interferon
* Hepatitis A Antibody (Anti-HAV), IgG
* Hepatitis B Surface Antibody; Anti HBs
* Bacterial Meningitis Screen
4 mL SERUM + 1 mL WB from set of Special QuantiFERON-TB Gold tubes
Shake tubes to ensure thorough mixing
Do not centrifuge if sending within 16 hrs OR incubate at 37 C for 16-24 hrs & centrifuge.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CLIA , Enzyme ImmunoassayS: Mon 9 am R: Next day
RW108Immune Complex Detection by C1q Binding2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Separate serum within 1 hr Do not use glass tubes
F 6 weeksEIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z146Immune Deficiency Panel 1
Includes % and Absolute Counts
*CD3 * CD4* CD8 * CD19 * CD 16+/CD56
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z147Immune Deficiency Panel 2; CD4/CD8 Counts
Includes % and Absolute Counts
*CD3 * CD4* CD8
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z148Immune Deficiency Panel 3; CD3 Count
Includes % and Absolute Counts
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z219Immune Deficiency Panel 4; CD4 Counts
Includes % and Absolute Counts
*CD3 * CD4
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z220Immune Deficiency Panel 5
Includes % and Absolute Counts
*CD3 * CD19
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
E006Immunofixation Electrophoresis (IFE), 24 Hour Urine50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Agarose gel electrophoresis, ImmunofixationS: Daily 9 am R: 4 days
E005Immunofixation Electrophoresis (IFE), Serum2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 2 weeks
F 6 months
Agarose gel electrophoresis, ImmunofixationS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
B078Immunoglobulin IgA, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
E012Immunoglobulin IgD & IgE Typing, Serum2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Agarose gel electrophoresis, ImmunofixationS: Daily 9 am R:Next day
E013Immunoglobulin IgD & IgE Typing, Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Agarose gel electrophoresis, ImmunofixationS: Daily 9 am R: 4 Days
RW244Immunoglobulin IgD, Serum2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 21 days
NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S028Immunoglobulin IgE, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 3 months
ImmunoCAPDaily
B190Immunoglobulin IgG Subclass 42 mL SERUMR 8 days
F 30 days
NephelometryS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
RW109Immunoglobulin IgG Subclasses
*IgG Subclasses 1, 2, 3, 4 * Total
IgG
3 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 6 weeks
NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z180Immunoglobulin IgG Synthesis Index & Rate2 mL CSF + 2 mL SERUM
Collection date & time to be same for both specimens
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
BCG,
Nephelometry, Immunoturbidim etry
S: Daily 4 pm R: Next day
B091Immunoglobulin IgG, CSF2 mL CSFR 1 week
F 4 weeks
NephelometryS: Mon through Sat 4 pm R: Same day
B077Immunoglobulin IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
RW110Immunoglobulin IgM, CSF2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 30 days
Rate NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B079Immunoglobulin IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
RW111Immunoglobulin Profile, CSF
*IgG * IgA *IgM
2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 30 days
Fixed time NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z178Immunoglobulin Profile, Serum
*IgG * IgA *IgM
2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
J150Immunohistochemistry, Any 3 markersTumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J151Immunohistochemistry, Any 5 markersTumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
Z700Immunohistochemistry,Custom PanelTumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
Immunohistochemistry,Individual MarkersTumor TISSUE in 10% Formal
saline or Paraffin BLOCK
NAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J108 J076 J137 J147 J180 J143 J194 J196 J094 J178 J158 J186 J141 J041
J132
ACTH
Actin (Smooth Muscle Actin) AFP (Alpha Feto Protein) ALK-1
AMACR
34-BETA E12
Beta Catenin
Ber-Ep4 (EpCAM) BCL-2
BCL-6
Calcitonin Caldesmon Calretinin Cathepsin D
C4d
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J153 J066 J163 J096 J203 J162 J097 J061
J062
CD1a CD3 CD4 CD5 CD7 CD8 CD10 CD15
CD20
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J174 J098 J063 J099 J100 J175 J029 J037 J161 J064 J065 J102 J101 J146 J145CD21 CD23 CD30 CD31 CD34 CD35
CD45 (LCA) CD45Ro (Pan T) CD56
CD68 CD79a
CD99 (MIC-2) CD117 CD138
CEA
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J111 J157 J187 J195 J130 J017 J126 J188 J127 J167 J018 J173Chromogranin A CK5/6
CDX-2 c-MYC
Cyclin-D1
Cytokeratin (Pancytokeratin) Cytokeratin 7
Cytokeratin 19
Cytokeratin 20 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Desmin
DOG-1
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J077 J030 J009 J107 J197 J034 J199 J105 J160 J043 J103 J191Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)
Epithelial Membrane Antigen (EMA)
Estrogen Receptor (ER) FSH
GATA-3
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP)
Glypican-3 Growth Hormone
Hepatocyte Specific Antigen (HSA)
HER2 / ERBB2 HMB 45
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
(HCG)
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J209 J171 J172 J140 J192 J139 J046 J138 J189 J142 J190 J198 J033 J036IDH1
IgA IgG Inhibin INI-1
Kappa Light Chains Ki67
Lambda Light Chains Melan-A Myeloperoxidase Myogenin
Napsin-A
Neurofilament Polypeptide Neuron Specific Enolase (NSE)
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J181 J044 J159 J179 J202 J207 J148 J010 J104 J093 J045 J166 J125 J031Oct.2 p53 p63 PAX-5 PAX-8 PDL1
Polyoma BK Virus Progesterone Receptor (PR) Prolactin
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) pS2
Serum Associated Amyloid (SAA)
Synaptophysin S100
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J128 J067 J144 J193 J032
J136
TdT Thyroglobulin TTF-1
Uroplakin II
Vimentin WT-1
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
J200 J201 J202 J203 J204 J205
J206
TLE1
Galectin-3 PAX8
CD7 IgG4 TFE3
SALL4
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
Z680Immunohistochemistry, Microsatellite Instability Panel for Colorectal Cancer
*MLH-1 *MSH-2 *MSH-6 *PMS-2
Tumor TISSUE in 10% Formal saline or Paraffin BLOCKNAIHCS: Daily 6 pm
R: Block : 5 days Tissues : 7 days
G169Immunosuppressant Drug Profile 1
*Tacrolimus *Sirolimus
3 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 1 week
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R:Same day
G166Immunosuppressant Drug Profile 2
*Cyclosporine *Sirolimus
3 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 1 week
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R:Same day
G167Immunosuppressant Drug Profile 3
*Cyclosporine *Tacrolimus
3 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 1 week
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R:Same day
G168Immunosuppressant Drug Profile 4
*Tacrolimus *Everolimus
3 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 1 week
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R:Same day
P051India Ink Preparation, CSF1 mL CSF18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Light MicroscopyDaily
P068India Ink Preparation, Fluid1 mL FLUID18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Light MicroscopyDaily
Z812Infertility Comprehensive Panel, Females
*FSH *LH *Prolactin
*Testosterone, Total * TSH Ultrasensitive * Estradiol *Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH)
4 mL SERUM
Draw sample 4 hrs after patient has awakened
Preferred sampling time: Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIA, EIAS:Daily 9 am R:Same day
Z605Infertility Panel, Males
*FSH *LH *Testosterone, Total
*TSH Ultrasensitive
3 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z179Infertility Screening Panel, Females
*FSH * LH * Prolactin * Testosterone, Total *TSH Ultrasensitive
3 mL SERUM
Draw sample 4 hrs after patient has awakened
Preferred sampling time: Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
F021Inhibin A, Pregnancy2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIAS:Daily 9 am R:Same day
F022Inhibin A, Reproductive Marker2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIAS:Daily 9 am R:Same day
F025Inhibin B2 mL SERUM
Preferred sampling time: Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S133Insulin Antibodies2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Sat 9 am
R:Same day
RW112Insulin Antibodies, Highly Sensitive2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Separate serum within 1 hr
R 28 days
F 28 days
Radiobinding AssayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z084
Y084 Basal
Y085 0.5 hr
Y086 1.0 hr
Y087 1.5 hr
Y088 2.0 hr
Y089 2.5 hr
Y090 3.0 hr
Y091 4.0 hr
Y092 5.0 hr
Y093 Customized
Insulin Response to Glucose, 5 Hours2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen
Draw fasting baseline sample; Dissolve 82.5 g glucose monohydrate (equivalent to 75 g anhydrous glucose) in adults or
1.92 g / Kg body wt in children in 300 mL water. Draw additional samples at 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0 hrs. Overnight fasting mandatory.
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
CMIA,
Hexokinase
Daily
R039Insulin, Fasting2 mL SERUM
Overnight fasting mandatory.
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
Z385Insulin Fasting (F) & Post Prandial (PP) Panel2 mL SERUM each for F & PP sample. Overnight fasting
mandatory.
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
RW113Insulin, Free (Bioactive)2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Overnight fasting mandatory Recommended for patients with detectable insulin antibodies.
R 7 days
F 28 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R042Insulin PP2 mL SERUM 2 hrs post mealR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
R041Insulin Random2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
RW256Intereron - Beta IgG, MAID2 mL SERUM collected 8 hrs after Interferon injection
No Additive Tube
Provide dose & duration of therapy.
R 14 days
F 30 days
Multianalyte Immunodetectio n (MAID)S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW114Interleukin - 2 Receptor; IL-2R2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Separate serum within 1 hr
F 30 daysImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW115Interleukin - 6; IL-62 mL SERUM in No Additive Tube or 2 mL EDTA PLASMA Separate serum or plasma
within 2 hrs
F 2 monthsEIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N050Interleukin 28B rs12979860 & rs
8099917 Genotyping, Qualitative PCR
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Thu / Mon 9 am R: Sat / Wed
S244Intrinsic Factor Antibody2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Mon 9 am
R: Same day
N046Inv 16 (p13q22) / t(16;16)(p13;q22) Gene
Rearrangement, Qualitative
PCR
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
H020Iron Studies
*Serum Iron * Total Iron Binding Capacity *Transferrin Saturation
3 mL SERUM
Avoidiron supplements for minimum 7 days prior to specimen collection.
R 3 weeks
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z783Iron Studies Monitoring Panel
*Serum Iron * Total Iron Binding Capacity *Transferrin Saturation * Ferritin
4 mL SERUM
Avoidiron supplements for minimum 7 days prior to specimen collection.
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Spectrophotometry, CLIADaily
S134Islet Cell Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Indirect IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Same day
S186Islet Cell Antibody in dilutions2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Indirect IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Next day
N039JAK2 Mutation Detection, Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N122JAK2 Exon 12 Mutation3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment analysisS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
Z839JAK 2 V617F Reflex to JAK 2 EXON 12, Mutation Detection3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCR, Fragment analysisS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
Z840JAK 2 V617F, CALR & MPL,
Mutation Detection Profile
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCR, Sequencing, Fragment analysisS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
N148Japanese Encephalitis Virus Detection , PCR3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Real Time PCRS: Thu 11 am R: Sat
OS156JC/BK Virus Detection, PCR4 mL SERUM / 4 mL EDTA PLASMA / 3 mL CSF / URINE /
TISSUE in normal saline
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
PCRS:Daily 11 am
R: 10 days
S080Jo-1 Antibody2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
B148Kappa / Lambda Light Chains, Free, Serum
*Kappa Light Chains *Lambda Light chains *Kappa Lambda Ratio
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
NephelometryS:Mon through Sat 4 pm R:Same day
U079Kappa / Lambda Light Chains, Free, Urine
*Kappa Light Chains *Lambda
Light chains
10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
NephelometryS:Mon through Sat 4 pm R:Same day
B199Ketone Body (Beta Hydroxybutyrate), Serum2 mL SERUMR 12 hrs
F 4 weeks
EnzymaticS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
U00517-Ketosteroids, 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
R 4 weeks
F 2 months
Column ChromatographyS: Daily 4 pm R: 3 days
Z379Kidney Dialysis Panel
*Glucose R *Creatinine *Uric Acid
*Cholesterol *Protein Total
*Albumin *A:G Ratio *Alkaline Phosphatase *Calcium
*Phosphorus *Electrolytes, serum
*BUN *CBC *Urine R/E
3 mL SERUM + 2 mLFluoride PLASMA + 3 mL EDTA WB + 10
mL aliquot of first morning URINE
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotometry,Indirect ISE, HexokinaseDaily
Z784Kidney Panel Extended
*Urea *Creatinine *Uric Acid
*Protein Total *Albumin *A:G Ratio *Alkaline Phosphatase
*Calcium *Phosphorus
*Electrolytes, serum *Bicarbonate
*Glucose Random
4 mL SERUM + 2 mLFluoride PLASMAR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
Spectrophotometry, Indirect ISE, HexokinaseDaily
Z007Kidney Panel; KFT
*Urea *Creatinine *Uric Acid
*Protein Total *Albumin *A:G Ratio *Alkaline Phosphatase
*Calcium *Phosphorus
*Electrolytes, serum
3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
Spectrophotometry,Indirect ISEDaily
Z230Kidney Stone Formation Diagnostic Panel
*pH *Creatinine *Calcium
*Magnesium *Citrate *Oxalate
*Osmolality *Electrolytes, urine
*Uric Acid *Phosphorus
Day 1: 50 mL alilquot of 24 hr URINE
No preservative
Day 2: 50 mL alilquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
Record patient weight
F 4 weeksSpectrophotometry, Enzymatic, Indirect ISES: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z231Kidney Stone Formation Therapeutic Monitoring Panel
*pH *Creatinine *Calcium
*Magnesium *Citrate *Oxalate
*Osmolality *Sodium *Uric Acid
*Phosphorus
Day 1: 50 mL alilquot of 24 hr URINE
No preservative
Day 2: 50 mL alilquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
Record patient weight
F 4 weeksSpectrophotometry, Enzymatic, Indirect ISES: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z816KRAS & NRAS Mutation Analysis PanelParaffin BLOCKNAPCR, Fragment Analysis & SequencingS: Tue 11 am R: Mon
OS158KRAS Codon 61 Mutation DetectionTISSUE or Paraffin BLOCKR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Sat 11 am R: 15 days
N067KRAS Mutation Codon 12 & 13 Fragment AnalysisParaffin BLOCKNAPCR Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R: Mon
B098Lactate, CSF
1 mL CSF
1 mL CSFR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
B099Lactate, Plasma2 mL Fluoride PLASMA without tourniquetR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
B113Lactate, Plasma, Post Exercise2 mL Fluoride PLASMA without tourniquet
Separation of plasma at source
is mandatory
R 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
RW118Lamotrigine2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Draw 0.5 - 1 hr before next dose
R 5 days
F 14 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
P052LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase) Fluid5 mL FLUIDR 1 week
F Unacceptable
IFCCDaily
B031LDH; Lactate Dehydrogenase2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F Unacceptable
IFCCDaily
B129LDL Cholesterol, Direct2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
Enzymatic
selective protection
Daily
E014LDL Subfractions2 mL SERUM
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
Polyacrylamidegel
electrophoresis
S: Fri 9 am R: Same day
H036LE Cell Phenomenon10 mL WB in plastic container with glass beads
Rotate for 30 min. to defibrinate
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Romanowsky stainingS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z038Lead Poisoning Panel
* 5-Amino Levulinic Acid (5-ALA)
* Lead Blood
10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in dark colored container + 4 mL K2EDTA (Metal Free) PLASMA Use powderless gloves during collection.
Record total volume.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Column Chromatography
, AAS with Zeeman correction
S: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Next day
C021Lead, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in Metal free container.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C020Lead, Blood4 mL K2EDTA (Metal Free)
PLASMA Use powderless gloves during collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
AAS with Zeeman correctionS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C022Lead, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE in Metal free container.
Use powderless gloves during collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
M217Legionella Antigen, Urine5 mL aliquot of random URINE.R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
RW119Legionella pneumophila Antibodies IgG & IgM, SerumSerogroups 1-62 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 60 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S025Leishmania (Kala Azar) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Sat 9 am R:Same day
M231Leishmania (Kala Azar) rK-39 Antibody, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 Hrs
F Unacceptable
Immunochromat ographyS: Daily 3.30 pm R:Same day
B164Leptin2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z302Leptospira Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
S157Leptospira Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
S197Leptospira Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Sat 9 am R:Same day
OS159Leptospira Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WB or 10 mL URINER 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Wed / Sat 11 am R:Mon / Thu
H253Leucocyte Adhesion Deficiency (LAD I & II)
*CD11a *CD11b *CD18 *CD15s
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
Clinical history & CBC report mandatory
18 -22°C
within 72 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
H050Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase (LAP) Score5 fresh peripheral blood SMEARS
Fixative 95% Ethanol for 30
mins
NACytochemistryS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
Z151Leukemia / Lymphoma Diagnostic Panel: Chronic Lymphoproliferative disorders, T & B cell3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z538Leukemia Diagnostic Comprehensive Profile (Any 3 Markers)
*Leukemia diagnostic panel, Acute Leukemia - T, B or Myeloid,
*Chromosome analysis for hematological malignancy,
*Leukemia Genetic Profile - any 3 markers, PCR
2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + 3 mL EDTA WB or
Bone Marrow
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow Cytometry, Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype, Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
Z663Leukemia Diagnostic Comprehensive Profile (Any 6 Markers)
*Leukemia diagnostic panel, Acute Leukemia - T, B or Myeloid,
*Chromosome analysis for hematological malignancy,
*Leukemia Genetic Profile - any 6 markers, PCR
2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + 3 mL EDTA WB or
Bone Marrow
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow Cytometry, Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype, Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 7 days
Z512Leukemia Diagnostic Panel, Customized (Any 10 Markers)3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z282Leukemia Diagnostic Panel: CLL / HCL / SLL (Basic)3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z780Leukemia Diagnostic Panel: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z268Leukemia Diagnostic Panel : Acute Leukemia - T, B or Myeloid3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z269Leukemia Diagnostic Panel: AML Characterization3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW + Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
Z662Leukemia Genetic Profile - Any 6 Markers, PCR, Qualitative3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Tue / Fri 11 am R: Thu / Mon
Z154Leukemia Monitoring Panel: Hairy Cell3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW +
Aspirate SMEAR
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
RW205Levetiracetam3 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive tube
R 28 days
F 60 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z207LH & Testosterone, Total3 mL SERUM
Preferred sampling time in females is Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
R081LH; Luteinising Hormone2 mL SERUM
Preferred sampling time in females is Day 2 or Day 3 of menstrual cycle
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
B059Lipase2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Spectrophotome
try
Daily
B131Lipid Profile, Basic
*Cholesterol * Triglycerides * HDL Direct * LDL Direct * VLDL, Calculated *Non HDL Cholesterol
3 mL SERUM
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryDaily
E017Lipid Profile, Complete
*Cholesterol *Triglycerides *HDL / LDL / VLDL - Electrophoretic
*Cholesterol / HDL Ratio
*Chylomicrons *Non HDL Cholesterol
3 mL SERUM
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Spectrophotometry, ElectrophoresisS: Daily 9 am R:3 days
Z279Lipid Profile, Comprehensive
*Apolipoproteins A1, B & Ratio
*Lipoprotein (a) *Cholesterol
*Triglycerides *LDL Cholesterol
*HDL Cholesterol *Cholesterol / HDL
Ratio *Non HDL Cholesterol
*Homocysteine *Fibrinogen
*Cardio CRP
4 mL SERUM + 3 mL CITRATED PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
12 hrs fasting mandatory
F 72 hrsSpectrophotometry, CMIA , Imunoturbidimet ry & Photo optical clot detectionS: Mon through Sat 4 pm
R: Same day
Z060Lipid Profile Extended
*Apolipoproteins A1, B & Ratio
*Lipoprotein (a) *Cholesterol
*Triglycerides *HDL/VLDL/LDL Electrophoretic *Cholesterol / HDL Ratio*Chylomicrons *Non HDL Cholesterol * Cardio CRP
3 mL SERUM
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
Spectrophotometry, Electrophoresis, Immunoturbidim etryS: Daily 9 am R: 3 days
B101Lipoprotein (a); Lp (a)2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
RW123Lipoprotein Fractionation, Ultracentrifugation4 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 7 days
F 6 weeks
Ultracentrifugati on,Colorimetric,
Enzymatic
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N150Liquid Biopsy, cfDNA, EGFR For Colorectal & Lung cancer
*p.E746_A750 deletion *p.T790M mutation *p.L858R mutation
10 mL Whole blood in 1 Streck tubeR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Droplet Digital PCRS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Fri / Tue
M203Listeria Antigen, Stool5 g fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
B069Lithium2 mL SERUM drawn just before next doseR 1 week
F 4 weeks
ColorimetricDaily
Z025Liver & Kidney Panel
*LFT *KFT
3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 1 week
Spectrophotometry, Indirect ISEDaily
Z618Liver Fibrosis Panel
*SGOT *SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin
*Protein, Total * Alkaline Phosphatase * Prothrombin Time * Protein Electrophoresis, Serum
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 2 weeksSpectrophotometry,Electromech anical
Clot Detection, Capillary Electrophoresis
S: Daily 9 am; R: Same day
S165Liver Kidney Microsomal (LKM) Antibody in Dilutions, IFA3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Next day
S164Liver Kidney Microsomal (LKM) Antibody, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Same day
Z005Liver Panel 1; LFT
*SGOT *SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin
*Protein,Total *Alkaline Phosphatase
2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 1 week
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z004Liver Panel 2
*SGOT *SGPT *GGTP *Bilirubin
*Protein,Total *Alkaline Phosphatase *Prothrombin Time
*HBsAg
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL Citrated
PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day & Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling with consent from
treating Physician.
F 2 weeksSpectrophotome try, CMIA, Electromechanic al Clot DetectionDaily
B192Lp-PLA2 (Lipoprotein
Associated Phospholipase A2), Activity
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
EnzymaticS: Tue / Fri 9 am ; R: Same day
RW124LSD, Urine, Quantitative20 mL aliquot of random URINE Protect from lightR 14 days
F 30 days
GC / MSS: By 7th of Month
R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z789Lung Cancer Mutation Panel
*ALK-1 *EGFR
Paraffin BLOCK or Coated SLIDESNAFISH, PCRS:Tue 11 am R: Mon
H124Lupus Anticoagulant by APTT; PTT-LA3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day & Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling with consent from
treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot DetectionS: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
H123Lupus Anticoagulant by dRVVT3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day & Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling with consent from
treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot DetectionS: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
Z168Lupus Anticoagulant Panel; LAC Panel
*APTT * PTT-LA * dRVVT
3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Recommended to discontinue Heparin for 1 day & Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling with consent from
treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot DetectionS: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
S092Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) Antibodies, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Sat 9 am R:Same day
RW024Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) DNA, Qualitative
Real Time PCR
2 mL CSF or Synovial FLUIDR 7 days
F 30 days
Real Time PCRS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW125Lyme Disease (Borrelia
burgdorferi), IgG & IgM Immunoblot
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunoblotS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW126Lyme Disease (Borrelia
burgdorferi), IgG Immunoblot
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunoblotS: By 7th of Month
R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z149Lymphoma Diagnostic Panel3 mL EDTA WB or 3 mL
Heparinized BONE MARROW or 50 mL BODY FLUIDS
or Lymph Node ASPIRATE in normal saline.
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
RW127Lysozyme; Muramidase2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 15 days
F 18 days
EnzymaticS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z125Macrocytic Anemia Panel
Folate, serum * Vitamin B12
3 mL SERUM
No Additive tube Protect from light
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW249Macroprolactin2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 6 weeks
PEG, ECLIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U019Magnesium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Xylidyl BlueDaily
U060Magnesium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
Xylidyl BlueDaily
B066Magnesium, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Xylidyl BlueDaily
S189Malaria Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
ICTS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
OS160Malaria Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily by 11 am R:6 days
H030Malaria Parasite / Blood Parasite Identification2 Thick & Thin peripheral blood SMEARSNAMicroscopic ExaminationDaily
H249Malaria Parasite Confirmation3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Digital CytometryDaily
S153Malaria Vivax & Falciparum Antigen3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTDaily
M184Malditof - MS Mycobacterium SpeciationPure GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Malditof - MSS: Daily 9 am R:Same day
M188Malditof - MS Yeast IdentificationPure GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Malditof - MSS: Daily 9 am R:Same day
M189Malditof - MS Bacteria IdentificationPure GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Malditof - MSS: Daily 9 am R:Same day
M190Malditof - MS Mold IdentificationPure GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Malditof - MSS: Daily 9 am R:Same day
C058Manganese, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE in metal free container
Avoidvitamins, mineral or herbal supplements one week prior to specimen collection. Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C064Manganese, Blood4 mL K2EDTA WB
Metal free tube
Avoidvitamins, mineral or herbal supplements one week prior to specimen collection. Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C059Manganese, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE in metal free container
Avoidvitamins, mineral or herbal supplements one week prior to specimen collection. Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
P007Mantoux Test; Tuberculin Skin TestConducted on patient
Patient to come on Day 1 & Day 3 of the test
NAIntradermal Skin TestS: Daily
R: 48 Hrs Post injection
N075Maternal Blood for Fetal DNA
*Trisomy detection for 13, 18 &
21 Chromosomes
10 mL WB in Special Tube Valid between 10-24 weeks gestationR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
DNA
Sequencing
S: Tue 9 am R: Next Tue
Z397Maternal Serum Screen 2; Dual Test
*Free Beta HCG * PAPP-A * Risk Evaluation
3 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (ddormmoryy); LMP or Ultrasound; Number of Fetuses (SingleorTwins); Diabetic status and Body Weight in Kg, IVF, Smoking & Previous history of Trisomy 21 pregnancy in Maternal Serum Screen Form. Valid between 9-13 weeks gestation (Ideal 10-13 weeks).
R 24 hrs
F 2 months
CLIAS: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z875Maternal Serum Screen 2, Advanced Reflex To Maternal Blood For Fetal DNA (MBFD) Chromosome 21
*PAPP-A *Free BETA HCG *Risk Evaluation * MBFD-21
3 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (ddormmoryy); LMP or Ultrasound; Number of Fetuses (SingleorTwins); Diabetic status and Body Weight in Kg, IVF, Smoking & Previous history of Trisomy 21 pregnancy in Maternal Serum Screen Form. Valid between 9-13 weeks gestation (Ideal 10-13 weeks).All positive results to submit 10 mL WB in a Special tube available from LPL for MBFD-21. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
R 24 hrs
F 2 months
CLIA, DNA
Sequencing
Dual test -
S: Mon through Sat 9 am;
R: Same day
MBFD-21-
S:Tue 9 am R: Next Tue
Z884Maternal & Pre-Eclampsia Screening Panel, First Trimester
*Free Beta HCG
* Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A (PAPP-A)
* Placental Growth Factor (PlGF)
Done on FMF accredited (Roche)
3 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (dd/mm/yy); Height, weight, IVF, Smoking,History of blood pressure, Diabetes and Preeclampsia in previous pregnancy, Previous h/o trisomy
birth, Blood pressure
R 8 hrs
F 12 weeks
ECLIAS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z266Maternal Serum Screen 3; Triple Test
*AFP * Beta HCG * Free Estriol * Risk Evaluation
3 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (ddormmoryy); LMP or Ultrasound; IVF, Number of Fetuses (Singleor Twins); Diabetic status and Body Weight in Kg, Smoking & Previous history of Trisomy 21 pregnancy in Maternal Serum Screen Form. Valid between 14- 22 weeks gestation (Ideal 15-20 weeks).
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z514Maternal Serum Screen 4; Quadruple Test
*AFP * Beta HCG * Free Estriol
*Inhibin A * Risk Evaluation
3 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (ddormmoryy); LMP or Ultrasound; IVF, Number of Fetuses (Singleor Twins); Diabetic status and Body Weight in Kg, Smoking & Previous history of Trisomy 21 pregnancy in Maternal Serum Screen Form. Valid between 14- 22 weeks gestation (Ideal 15-20 weeks).
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
H007Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration; MCHC3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CalculatedDaily
H006Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin; MCH3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electronic Cell
Cytometry,Calculated
Daily
H005Mean Corpuscular Volume; MCV3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CalculatedDaily
H033Mean Platelet Volume; MPV3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical ImpedenceDaily
Z191Measles (Rubeola) Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S072Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S073Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
OS161Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily 11 am R:10 days
OS162MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalopathy & Lactic Acidosis with Stroke like Syndrome), Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily 11 am R:10 days
H244Menorrhagia Screen
*Prothrombin Time *APTT
*Factor VIII Functional *Factor IX
6 mL Citrated PPP. Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksElectromechanical & Photo- optical Clot DetectionS:Thu 11 am R:Next day
Z808Menopausal Screening Panel
*Estradiol (E2) *TSH, Ultrasensitive * FSH *Anti Mullerian hormone (AMH)
5 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIA, EIAS:Daily 9 am R:Same day
C028Mercury, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal Free container
Avoidpredatory fish like Sword Fish, Tuna & Shark at least 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS:Daily 6 pm R:Next day
C029Mercury, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free container
Avoidpredatory fish like Sword Fish, Tuna & Shark at least 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS:Daily 6 pm R:Next day
OS163MERRF (Myoclonic Epilepsy Associated with Ragged Red Fibres), Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS:Daily 11 am
R: 10 days
G108Metabolic Screen Comprehensive, Urine
*Metabolic Screen Basic *Amino Acids Qualitative
10 mL aliquot of first morning URINE
For infants on breast milk, feed the child and then collect urine
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Chemical, TLCS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: 2 days
G101Metabolic Screen Basic, Urine
*Reducing Substances * Ferric Chloride Test * DNPH Test * Nitrosonaphthol Test* Nitroprusside Test * Silver Nitroprusside Test
10 mL aliquot of first morning URINE
For infants on breast milk, feed the child and then collect urine
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
G122Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Quantitative, Blood
Tests deficiency of Aryl Sulphatase A
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
Z822Metal Screen 1, Serum
*Aluminium * Copper * Zinc
*Selenium
3 mL SERUM (Z-No Additive)
tube
Avoidantacids, Aluminium containing medications, seaorfresh water fish atleast 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z820Metal Screen 2, Whole Blood
*Arsenic * Cadmium *Chromium
*Cobalt *Lead *Manganese
*Thallium
4 mL K2EDTA WB
Metal free tube
Avoideating seafood, herbal supplements, mineral supplements, vitamin B12 or vitamin B complex for 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMS, AAS
with Zeeman correction
S: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
Z821Metal Screen 3, Urine
*Arsenic * Cadmium *Chromium
*Cobalt *Lead *Manganese
*Thallium * Copper * Zinc
*Selenium *Nickel *Mercury
10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free container
Avoideating seafood, herbal supplements, mineral supplements, vitamin B12 or vitamin B complex, seaorfresh water fish for atleast 3 days prior to specimen collection.
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
U035Metanephrines, 24 Hour URINE
*Metanephrines * Normetanephrines
50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
AvoidAlpha- Methyldopa, Buspirone, Codeine, Isoproterenol metabolite, Mandelamine, L-dopa, Parcetamol, Metoclopramide, pepper, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before & during specimen
collection.
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
U052Metanephrines, Random URINE
*Metanephrines * Normetanephrines
50 mL aliquot of random URINE
Preservative 50% HCl Avoid Alpha Methyldopa, Buspirone, Codeine, Isoproterenol metabolite, Mandelamine, L-dopa,
Parcetamol, Metoclopramide, pepper, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before & during specimen collection.
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
K022Methadone Screen, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
K019Methamphetamine Screen, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
K021Methaqualone Screen, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
D052Methotrexate2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube Protect from light
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
EMITS: Mon / Wed / Fri 2 pm R: Same day
OS164Methylguanine Methyltransferase (MGMT)TISSUE in normal salineR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon 11 am R: 13 days
G103Methylmalonic Acid, Qualitative, Urine10 mL aliquot of first morning URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
G188Methylmalonic Acid, Quantitative, Urine10 mL aliquot of first morning URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Daily 4 pm R: Next day
G189Methylmalonic Acid, Quantitative, Serum2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 1 week
F 6 weeks
LC-MS / MSS: Daily 4 pm R: Next day
OS165MICM (Maternally Inherited Cardiomyopathy), Mutation
Detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
B142Microalbumin Creatinine Ratio, Urine15 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F Unacceptable
Immunoturbidim etry, Spectrophotome
try
Daily
U031Microalbumin, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 Hour URINE
Record Total volume
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
U027Microalbumin, 1st Morning / Random Urine10 mL aliquot of 1st morning or random URINER 1 week
F Unacceptable
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
H024Microfilaria DetectionThick & Thin smears of peripheral BLOOD / Hydrocele
FLUID smears
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
MicroscopyDaily
Z831Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Analysis for B-ALL
*CD10 *CD13 *CD15 *CD19
*CD20 *CD33 *CD34 *CD38
*CD45 *CD58 *CD73 *CD86
*CD123 *CD200 *SYTO-16
3 mL Heparinized BONE MARROWR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
S046Mitochondrial Antibody (AMA), IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R:Same day
S085Mitochondrial Antibody (AMA), IFA in dilutions2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R:Next day
OS166MITOCHONDRIAL MUTATION DETECTION PANEL 1
*MALAS *MERRF *MM *MMC
*ME *PEM *EI
4 mL EDTA WB.R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
OS167MITOCHONDRIAL MUTATION DETECTION PANEL 2
*LHON *NARP *CPEO *SNHL
*DEAF *AMDF
4 mL EDTA WB.R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
OS168MITOCHONDRIAL MUTATION DETECTION COMPREHENSIVE PANEL
*MALAS *MERRF *MM *MMC
*ME *PEM *EI
*LHON *NARP *CPEO *SNHL
*DEAF *AMDF
4 mL EDTA WB.R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
H184MIXING STUDIES - APTT
*Fibrinogen *Thrombin Time
*APTT *Mixing studies
6 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksPhoto-optical Clot detectionS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Next day
H242MIXING STUDIES - APTT with
Prothrombin Time studies
*Prothrombin Time *APTT
*Thrombin Time *Fibrinogen * Mixing studies
6 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksPhoto-optical Clot detectionS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: Thu / Mon
OS170MM (Mitochondrial myopathy), Mutation detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
OS169MMC (Maternal myopathy with
Cardiomyopathy), Mutation detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
M187Modified Acid Fast stain for
Leprosy
*Modified ZN Stain
Slit -skin or Nasal or Ear lobe
or Tissue or other secretions SMEARS
18 - 22°C
within 48 hrs
Light microscopyS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
S004Mono Test (Infectious Mononucleosis)2 mL SERUMF 4 weeksLatex AgglutinationDaily
N121MPL (Myeloproliferative Leukemia), Gene Mutation3 ml EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment analysisS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N049MTHFR (Methylene Tetrahydrofolate reductase) Gene Mutation, Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
G110Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Screen, Urine10 mL aliquot of first morning URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Toluidine Blue Spot TestS: Daily 4 pm R: Next day
G112Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Type I (Hurler) Quantitative, Blood
Tests deficiency of Alpha Iduronidase
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
G113Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Type VI (Maroteaux Lamy) Quantitative, Blood
Tests deficiency of Aryl Sulphatase B
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
G111Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Typing, 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 Hour URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
Two dimensional electrophoresisS: Daily 4 pm R: 15 Days
Z181Multiple sclerosis Panel 1
*IgG Synthesis Index & Rate
*Oligoclonal Bands, CSF & Serum
4 mL CSF + 2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F Unacceptable
BCG,
Nephelometry, Immunoturbidim etry, Isoelectric focusing
S: Daily 9 am R: Next day
Z182Multiple sclerosis Panel 2
*IgG Synthesis Index & Rate
*Oligoclonal Bands, CSF & Serum * Myelin Basic Protein, CSF
4 mL CSF + 2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F Unacceptable
BCG,
Nephelometry, Immunoturbidim etry, Isoelectric focusing, RIA
LPL:
S: Daily 9 am R: Next day USA:
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z842Multiple myeloma Monitoring panel
*CBC * Urea * Creatinine * Calcium, total * Albumin *LDH * Beta 2 Microglobulin*Protein electrophoresis, serum * Immunofixation electrophoresis, serum * Kappa / Lambda Light Chains, Free, serum * Immunoglobulin Profile, serum
5 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
Capillary electrophoresis, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Immunoturbidim etryS:Daily 9 am R:Next day
Z782Multiple myeloma Screening panel
*Protein electrophoresis, serum * Immunofixation electrophoresis, serum * Kappa / Lambda Light Chains, Free, serum * Immunoglobulin Profile, serum
5 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
Capillary electrophoresis, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Immunoturbidim etryS:Daily 9 am R:Next day
Z382Mumps Virus Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S037Mumps Virus Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
S075Mumps Virus Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Mon 9 am R:Next day
S243MuSK (Muscle specific Kinase) Antibody4 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
RIAS:Tue 9 am R:Next day
Z174Myasthenia Gravis Panel
*Acetylcholine receptor Binding antibody
*Striated / Skeletal muscle antibody in dilutions
5 mL SERUM
Patient should not have general anaesthetic or muscle relaxant drugs, 24 hrs prior to sampling.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
RIA, IFAS: Tue / Sat 9 am R: 4 days
Z277Mycobacterium Combined Panel; TB.COM
*Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, PCR *Culture, AFB Rapid *Ziehl Neelson Stain
Sputum or Body Fluids or Aspirates or CSF or URINE or Tissue or Menstrual blood or 3 mL EDTA or ACD WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCR, Automated fluorescent, ICTS: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim 14 Days & 4 weeks
Final 6 weeks
N001Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, PCR; Mycosure; TB PCR
This test includes 4 Drug Sensitivity for MTB Complex if positive. Antitubercular Drug Sensitivity includes Rifampicin, Isoniazid, Ethambutol & Pyrazinamide
Sputum or Body Fluids or Aspirates or CSF or URINE or Tissue or Menstrual blood or 3 mL EDTA or ACD WB or BONE
MARROW or Culture isolates
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am
R: Next day if negative & 4 days if positive
M094Mycobacterium tuberculosis, rRNA Detection, TMASputum or Body Fluids or Aspirates or CSF or Tissue or Menstrual blood or 3 mL EDTA or WB or Culture isolatesR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA) and Hybridization Protection Assay
(HPA)
S: Daily by 3.30 pm R: 15 days
G187Mycophenolic Acid3 mL EDTA WB 1 hr before next dose
Separate plasma within 2 hrs.
R 7 days
F Unacceptable
LC-MS / MSS: Daily 4 pm R:Same day
Z677Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG & IgM Antibodies Panel, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIAS: Mon 9 am R:Same day
S223Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIAS: Mon 9 am R:Same day
S224Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM, Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIAS: Mon 9 am R:Same day
RW135Myelin Basic Protein; MBP2 mL CSF
Ideally submit 4th lumbar
puncture collection tube to minimize contamination.
R 2 weeks
F 6 weeks
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW133Myelin Associated Glycoprotein (MAG), IgM2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW134Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Sulfated Glucuronic Paragloboside Autoantibody
(MAG-SGPG), IgM
2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
Immunoassay,End point titerS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z862Myeloproliferative Neoplasia With Eosinophilia
*CBC * Peripheral Smear *Bone Marrow Panel 1 *FISH for PDGFRA, PDGFRB, FGFR1
2 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL EDTA BONE MARROW + 3 mL
Heparinized BONE MARROW. Clinical history mandatory
18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Electrical impedence, Microscopy, FISHS: Daily 4 pm
R. 7 days
H225Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Stain, Blood / Bone marrow3 mL EDTA WB or 2 mL
Heparinized BONE MARROW
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cytochemical stainingS: Daily 6 pm
R. 3 days
B102Myoglobin, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
Electrochemilum
inescence
Daily
S245Myositis Profile
*Mi-2 *Ku* PM-SCL 100 * PM- SCL 75* Jo-1 * SRP* PL-7 * PL- 12* EJ* OJ* Ro-52
2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
ImmunoblotS: Thu 9 am R.Same day
Z836NAFLD (Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease) Fibrosis Score
*AST *ALT *Albumin* Glucose F & PP *Platelet Count
2 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB
+ 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA each for Fasting & Post prandial.
Overnight Fasting is mandatory. Patient's age, height & weight are mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
IFCC,
Hexokinase, BCG, Electrical Impedence
S: Mon through Sat 9 am
R: Same day
Z166Natural Killer Cells
*CD3 * CD 16/56
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB or 2 mL Heparinized BONE MARROW
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
N088Neisseria gonorrhea, PCR Qualitative15 mL 1st morning URINE or Vaginal or Endocervical SWABR 7 days
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z184Neuroblastoma Profile, 24 Hour Urine
*Vanil Mandelic Acid (VMA)
*Homovanilic Acid (HVA)
50 mL aliquot of 24 Hour URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
AvoidL-Dopa, Theophylline, chocolate, vanilla, banana, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection.
R 5 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: Fri / Tue
F019Neuron Specific Enolase (NSE), Serum2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 3 months
ElectrochemiluminescenceS: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
S232Neuronal (Paraneoplastic) Autoantibodies Profile
*Amphiphysin *CV2 *PNMA2 (Ma2 / Ta) *ANNA-1 / Hu
*ANNA-2 / Ri *PCA-1 / Yo
2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
ImmunoblotS:Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z851Neuroviruses Panel, Qualitative PCR
*Adenovirus *Cytomegalovirus
*Enteroviruses *Epstein Barr virus
*Herpes simplex virus 1 & 2
*Varicella Zoster virus
*Parechoviruses
*HHV6 *HHV7 *Parvovirus B19
3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
Z335Newborn Screening
*G6PD * TSH * Phenylalanine * Cystic Fibrosis * 17-OHP * Galactosemia
*Biotinidase
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper.
Clinical Details and Drug history must accompany sample
R 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
G146Newborn Screening, Extended
*Biotinidase *Cystic Fibrosis
*G6PD *Galactosemia *17- Hydroxy Progesterone *TSH
*Tandem Mass Spectrometry - 30 Disorders
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper.
Clinical Details and Drug history must accompany sample
R 1 week
F 1 week
TMS,
Fluoroimmunoassay
S: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
G203New Born Screening, Panel 1
*TSH *G-6PD
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper.
Clinical Details and Drug history must accompany sample
R 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
G204New Born Screening, Panel 2
*TSH *G-6PD *17-OHP
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper.
Clinical Details and Drug history must accompany sample
R 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
G205New Born Screening, Panel 3
*TSH *G-6PD *Biotinidase
*Phenylalaninine
1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paper.
Clinical Details and Drug history must accompany sample
R 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
R167NGAL (Neutrophil Gelatinase - Associated Lipocalin), Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 1 week
CMIAS: Mon / Wed / Fri 4 pm R: Same day
C051Nickel, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 Hour URINE
Metal Free container Use powderless gloves
Avoidmineral supplements 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C056Nickel, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free container Use powderless gloves
Avoidmineral supplements 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
RW138Nicotine & Cotinine, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 14 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
K023Nicotine Screen, Urine15 mL aliquot of random URINER 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayS: Mon through Sat by 4 pm
R: Same day
G126Niemann-Pick Disease, Quantitative, BloodTests deficiency of Sphingomyelinase10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
G143Nitroprusside Test, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
G142Nitrosonaphthol Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
M185Nocardia, Stain
*KOH Calcifluor * Gram stain
*Modified ZN stain
Sputum or BAL or Pus or
Endotracheal tube secretions or Culture growth or SWABS
18 -22°C
within 48 hrs
Light microscopyS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
RW140Nortriptyline3 mL SERUM >12 hrs post oral dose
No Additive Tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
N051NPM1 Gene Mutation5 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N108NRAS Mutation Codon 12, 13 &
61
Paraffin BLOCKNAPCR,
Sequencing
S: Tue 11 am R: Mon
B185NT-PRO BNP (N-Terminal Pro B Type Natriuretic peptide)2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
ECLIADaily
B161NTx (Collagen Cross linked N- Telopeptide), Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr or Second void URINE
State total volume
R 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Mon 9 am R: Same day
Z321Obesity Panel
* Sugar (F) *TSH *Lipid profile Basic *Leptin
3 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
12 hrs fasting mandatory
R 24 hrs
F 1 week
Spectrophotometry, CLIA, EIAS:Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z292Obstetric Flow Panel
* Natural Killer (NK) cells * CD 19
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
E018Oligoclonal bands IgG, CSF & Serum
*CSF & Serum Isoelectric focusing
* CSF & Serum IgG
2 mL CSF + 2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Immunoturbidimetry, Nephelometry, Isoelectric focusingS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
E004Oligoclonal Bands, CSF Protein Electrophoresis2 mL CSFR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Agarose Gel ElectrophoresisS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
Z818Oncogenic E6 / E7 mRNACervical SWAB or CELLS in special container.
Store at 2-8°C immediatley after
collection.
R 2 weeks
F Unacceptable
Flow CytometryS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
K001Opiates, Screen, Random Urine15 mL aliquot of random URINER 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoasayDaily
G164Organic Acids Quantitative, Random Urine, Full Panel15 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
GC / MSS: Daily 5 pm R: 5 days
G150Orotic Acid15 mL aliquot of random URINE Collect fasting or 2-3 hrs post- feedR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
GC / MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
B184Osmolal Gap, Serum
*Sodium *BUN *Glucose (R)
*Osmolality
3 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMAR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Freezing Point Depression, Spectrophotome try, CalculatedS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
P064Osmolality, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Freezing Point DepressionS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
U040Osmolality, Urine5 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F Unacceptable
Freezing Point DepressionS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
U100Osmolality, Urine : Serum Ratio2 mL SERUM + 5 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Freezing Point DepressionS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
H012Osmotic Fragility Test; RBC Fragility Test3 mL Heparinized WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
ParpartsS: Daily 12 Noon R: Next day
R108Osteocalcin ; Bone Gla Protein (BGP)2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr & freeze
F 4 weeksECLIAS: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
Z159Osteoporosis Panel
*Calcium *PTH-Intact *Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy *Phosphorus * P1NP
* Beta Crosslaps
5 mL SERUM
Collect serum between 8-10 am in a fasting condition & freeze within 30 mins
F 4 weeksArsenazo III, CLIA, ECLIA,
Molybdate UV
S: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
Z612Osteoscreen Panel
*Calcium *Phosphorus *PTH- Intact *Vitamin D, 25- Hydroxy
4 mL SERUM
Collect fasting serum between 8- 10 am & freeze within 30 mins.
F 4 weeksCLIA,
Spectrophotometry
Daily
Z803Ovarian Cancer Panel
*CA 125 *Inhibin B
4 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
CMIA, EIAS: Mon 9 am R: Same day
Z606Ovarian Reserve Panel
*FSH * Estradiol *Anti Mullerian Hormone
3 mL SERUM
Specify day of menstrual cycle
R 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIA, CLIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
U055Oxalate, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 25 mL 50% concentrated HCl
State Total Volume
Avoidvitamin C and citrus fruits 48 hours prior to specimen collection.
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryS: Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
U101Oxalate, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE Preservative 2 mL 6N HCl Avoid vitamin C and citrus fruits 48 hours prior to specimen collection.R 1 week
F 2 weeks
SpectrophotometryS: Wed / Sat 9 am R:Same day
D054Oxcarbazepine Metabolite2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Separate serum within 2 hrs Recommended specimen: just before the next dose is due at steady state
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
HomogenousEIAS: Mon 4 pm R:Same day
B165AP1NP (Procollagen Type 1 Amino Terminal
Propeptide), Total
2 mL SERUMR 5 days
F 6 months
ElectrochemiluminescenceS:Mon / Thu 4 pm R: Same day
P093Packed Cell Volume, Body Fluid3 mL BODY FLUIDR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CalculatedDaily
H002Packed Cell Volume (PCV); Hematocrit3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
CalculatedDaily
OS174Pan Fungal Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WB or 2 mL
CSForSputumor Fluids or TISSUE in Normal saline.
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue / Sat 11 am R: Thu / Mon
OS175Pan Fungal Detection & Identification, PCR5 mL EDTA WB or 2 mL
CSForSputumor Fluids or TISSUE in Normal saline.
R 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue / Sat 11 am R: Thu / Mon
RW144Pancreatic Polypeptide2 mL EDTA PLASMAR 7 days
F 28 days
Extraction, RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B152PAPP-A (Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein-A)2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 2 months
CLIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
S086Parietal Cell Antibody, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Same day
S087Parietal Cell Antibody, IFA in dilutions2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Daily 11 am R: Next day
RW145Paroxetine2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Separate serum within 2 hrs
R 2 weeks
F 2 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z496Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) Confirmatory Test
*CD55 * FLAER on Monocytes and Granulocytes *CD59 on RBC
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
18 -22°C
within 24 hrs
Flow CytometryS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
H014Partial Thromboplastin Time, Activated; PTT; APTT3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksPhoto-optical Clot DetectionDaily
Z185Parvovirus B19 Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
EIAS:Fri 9 am R:Same day
S143Parvovirus B19 Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
EIAS:Fri 9 am R:Same day
S142Parvovirus B19 Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
EIAS:Fri 9 am R:Same day
N124Parvovirus B19, Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 2 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R:Wed / Sat
H224PAS (Periodic Acid Schiff) Stain, Blood / Bone Marrow2 mL EDTA WB or Heparinized BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cytochemical StainingS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 days
RW146PCNA (Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen), Antibody2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B170PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) Panel
*FSH *LH *Testosterone, Total
*Prolactin *Insulin, fasting
*Glucose, fasting * TSH Ultrasensitive
4 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
Collect 4 hrs after patient has awakened. Overnight fasting mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase,CLIA, CMIADaily
Z838PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) Comprehensive Panel
*FSH *LH *Testosterone, Total
*Prolactin *Insulin, fasting
*Glucose, fasting * TSH Ultrasensitive *DHEAS *AMH
*Lipid Profile, Screen *HOMA-IR
4 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA
Collect 4 hrs after patient has awakened. Overnight fasting mandatory.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
Hexokinase, CLIA, CMIA,
Spectrophotometry
S:Daily 4 pm R:Same day
Z516Peritoneal Dialysis Adequacy Test10 mL aliquot of 24 hr Peritoneal dialysate FLUID + 10 mL aliquot of 24 hr Urine + 2 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMAR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z517Peritoneal Equilibrium & Adequacy Test10 mL aliquot of Peritoneal dialysate FLUID at 0 hr, 2 hr, 4 hr, overnight & 24 hr intervals. + 10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE + 2 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride
PLASMA
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z515Peritoneal Equilibrium Test (PET)10 mL aliquot of Peritoneal dialysate FLUID at 0 hr, 2 hr, 4 hr & overnight intervals + 2 mL SERUM + 2 mL Fluoride PLASMA both along with 2 hr
samples only.
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z826Pernicious Anemia Panel
*Vitamin B12 *Gastrin *Intrinsic Factor Antibody *Parietal Cell Antibody
5 mL SERUM
Protect from light
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIA, CLIA, IFAS:Mon 9 am R:Same day
K016Phencyclidine (PCP), Screen, Urine15 mL aliquot of random URINER 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
D050Phenobarbitone2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
CLIADaily
V603Phenol10 mL aliquot of random urine collected at the end of the shift on last working day of the week.R 1 week
F 3 months
HPLCS: Tue 7 am R: 2 weeks
R160Phenylalanine, Newborn Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
D049Phenytoin2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
CLIADaily
Z144Pheochromocytoma Profile
VMA *Metanephrines
*Catecholamines * Chromogranin A
50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
AvoidAlpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, Buspiron, Codeine, L-Dopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin,PAS, Alpha-two agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers (long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha-methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco, chocolate, pepper, vanilla & banana at least 72 hours before and during specimen collection.
F 4 weeksHPLC, TRACES: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
Z167Phosphatidylserine Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 3 months
EIAS:Tue 11 am R:Fri
S120Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 3 months
EIAS:Tue 11 am R:Fri
S121Phosphatidylserine Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 3 months
EIAS:Tue 11 am R:Fri
S240Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody (PLA2R), Qualitative2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS:Mon 9 am R:Wed
S255Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody (PLA2R), Quantitative3 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Thu 9 am R:Same day
Z287Phospholipid Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 6 months
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S191Phospholipid Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 6 months
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
S192Phospholipid Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 5 Days
F 6 months
EIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z377Phospholipid Syndrome Panel
*Cardiolipin Antibodies IgG & IgM *Phospholipid Antibodies Panel *Lupus Anticoagulant by dRVVT
3 mL SERUM + 3 mL Citrated PPP
Freeze serum & plasma immediately
Patient to discontinue Heparin for 1 day & Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results. Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksEIA,
Electromechanical Clot Detection
S: Daily 3 pm R: Next day
U012Phosphorus, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Molybdate UVDaily
U074Phosphorus, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
Molybdate UVDaily
B043Phosphorus, Serum2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
Molybdate UVDaily
RW262Pigeon Feathers, IgE3 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S257Placental Growth Factor (PlGF)2 mL SERUMR 8 hrs
F 4 months
ECLIAS:Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am
R:Same Day
N114PIK3CA Mutation AnalysisParaffin BLOCKNAPCR,
Sequencing
S: Tue 11 am R:Mon
R072Plasma Renin Direct3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Draw between 8-10 a.m Patient to be Ambulatory or Upright at least 2 hrs prior to test
F 4 weeksCLIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
RW147Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor -1 (PAI-1) Activity2 mL Citrated PLASMA Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Overnight fasting mandatory
F 60 daysImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS178Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor -1 / Serpine-1, 4G / 5G
Genotyping
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue 11 am R: 9 days
H010Platelet Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical ImpedenceDaily
H251Platelet Count, Fluorescent (PLT-F)3 mL EDTA WBR 12 hrs
F Unacceptable
Fluorescent Flow CytometryDaily
H210Platelet Distribution Width; PDW3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical ImpedenceDaily
N038PML RARA t(15;17)(q22;q12)
Gene Rearrangement Qualitative, PCR
5 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R: Tue / Thu / Sat
N095PML RARA t(15;17)(q22;q12)
Gene Rearrangement Quantitative, PCR
5 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R: Tue / Thu / Sat
M221Pneumocystis, IFASputum / Induced Sputum / BAL FLUIDR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Direct IFAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
P097Polarizing Microscopy, Body Fluids5 mL Body FLUIDSR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Polarizing MicroscopyS: Daily 2 pm R: Same day
G128Pompe Disease, Quantitative, Blood
Tests deficiency of Alpha Glucosidase
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
U029Porphobilinogen (PBG), Qualitative, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Protect from light
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
U098Porphobilinogen (PBG), Quantitative, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Protect from light
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
U053Porphyrins Total Qualitative, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Protect from light
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
U003Porphyrins Total, Quantitative 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Protect from light
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Column ChromatographyS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
U058Potassium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISEDaily
P098Potassium, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISEDaily
U014Potassium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISEDaily
B045Potassium, Serum2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISEDaily
OS179Prader-Willi Syndrome Mutation Detection,
Methylation Specific, PCR
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Methylation specific PCRS: Sat 11 am R: 12 days
RW151Prealbumin2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 2 weeks
F 12 weeks
NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z841Pre-eclampsia Predictor Panel
*PLGF * sFLT *sFLT-1 : PLGF
Ratio
2 mL SERUMR 8 hrs
F 1 month
ECLIAS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
Z883Pre-Eclampsia Screening Panel
*Placental Growth Factor (PlGF)
* Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A (PAPP-A)
Done on FMF accredited (Roche) platform
2 mL SERUM
Provide maternal Date of birth (dd/mm/yy); Height, weight, IVF, Smoking,History of blood pressure, Diabetes and Preeclampsia in previous pregnancy, Number of Fetuses (Single/ Twins); Blood pressure measurement of right & left arm; USG for CRL & Uterine aretery PI in Preclampsia screening form.
Test is valid between 10-13
weeks gestation
R 8 hrs
F 12 weeks
ECLIAS: Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
S006Pregnancy Test Urine10 mL aliquot of 1st morning URINER 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICTDaily
RW152Pregnenolone2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 1 week
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
XX053Prenatal Comprehensive Screening Panel 1
*Aneuploidy detection for Trisomy 13, 18, 21 & Sex chromosomes
* Microdeletions for DiGeorge syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome & William Beuren syndrome
10 mL Amniotic Fluid in sterile screw capped container after 15 weeks gestation.
Prenatal consent form is mandatory.
18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
FISHS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 Days
G133Prenatal Diagnosis Panel 1, Chorionic Villus Biopsy
This Panel tests the following diseases:
*Metachromatic Leucodystrophy (Code Y556) *GM 1
Gangliosidosis (Code Y557)*GM
2 Gangliosidosis (Code Y558)*Gaucher Disease (Code Y559) *Niemann Pick Disease (Code Y560 )*Fabry Disease (Code Y561)*Pompe Disease (Code Y562) *MPS-1 (Hurler) (Code Y563)
20 mg chorionic villus BIOPSY in special culture medium at 10- 13 weeks gestation
Signed consent form mandatory Prior appointment required
R 6 hrs
F 24 hrs
Enzyme assayS: Daily 4 pm R: 5 Days
G134Prenatal Diagnosis Panel 2, Amniotic Fluid
* Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)
10 ml Amniotic Fluid after 16 weeks gestation.
Signed consent form mandatory Prior appointment required
18 - 22°C
within 24 hrs
Two Dimensional ElectrophoresisS: Daily 4 pm R: 10 Days
Z614Pre-Operative panel
*Blood Group & Rh Factor
*Urea *Creatinine *Glucose Random *HIV Rapid *HBsAg Rapid *HCV Rapid *Prothrombin Time *Hemoglobin *Urine R/E
3 mL SERUM +2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 3 mL EDTA WB +3
mL Citrated PPP +10 mL aliquot of random URINE
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
See individual assaysDaily
RW153ProcainamideIncludes metabolite N- acetylprocainamide2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive Tube
R 1 week
F 2 weeks
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B176Procalcitonin2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 3 months
ECLIADaily
R011Progesterone, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
CMIADaily
RW154Proinsulin2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 72 hrs
F 6 weeks
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R082Prolactin, Serum2 mL SERUM
Collect 4 hrs after patient has awakened.
Pooling equal volume of 3
serum samples at 15 min. intervals recommended
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW155Properdin Factor B;C3 Proactivator2 mL SERUM
No Additive Tube
R 72 hrs
F 30 days
NephelometryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
K020Propoxyphene Screen, Urine10 mL aliquot of random UrineR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Lateral Flow ImmunoassayDaily
Z016Protein & Immunoglobulin Panel
* Protein Electrophoresis, Serum
* Immunoglobulin Profile, Serum
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 months
Immunoturbidimetry, Capillary ElectrophoresisS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
RW157Protein C Antigen2 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 60 daysImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U087Protein ; Creatinine Ratio, Urine20 mL aliquot of 1st morning or random URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z186Protein Electrophoresis & IFE, Serum
Includes total protein, electrophoretic fractions, densitometric tracing of immunofixation electrophoresis.
2 mL SERUM
Recommended only for patients with known M Protein in serum
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
Capillary Electrophoresis, Agarose gel Immunofixation ElectrophoresisS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
E001Protein Electrophoresis, SerumIncludes total protein, electrophoretic fractions with densitometric tracing.2 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 6 months
Capillary ElectrophoresisS: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
E003Protein Electrophoresis, 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 24 hrs
F 6 months
Agarose gel electrohoresisS: Daily 9 am R: 4 days
RW158Protein S Antigen3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 30 daysImmunoturbidimetryS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H252Protein S (Free) Antigen3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Patient to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with
prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksImmunoturbidimetryS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
H061Protein C Functional3 mL Citrated PPP
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Patient to discontinue Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating
Physician.
F 2 weeksChromogenicassayS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
P089Protein Total Body Fluids2 mL Synovial FLUID or 10 mL
other Body FLUIDS
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
BiuretDaily
U004Protein Total, 24 Hour Urine20 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
B090Protein Total, CSF1 mL CSFR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotome
try
Daily
U020Protein Total, Random Urine15 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
SpectrophotometryDaily
Z211Protein Total, Serum
*Total Protein * Albumin * A:G Ratio
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Biuret, BCGDaily
N048Prothrombin Gene Mutation
Analysis
3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am
R: Wed / Sat
H131Prothrombin Time Studies
*Prothrombin Time (PT)
*Prothrombin Ratio (PR)
*International Normalised Ratio (INR)
3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksPhoto-optical Clot DetectionDaily
Z262PSA Profile
*PSA, Total * PSA, Free * Free / Total Percent
2.5 mL SERUM
Avoid draw within 7 days of Digital Rectal Examination or Rectal Prostatic Ultrasonography
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
F017PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen), Free2 mL SERUM
Avoid draw within 7 days of Digital Rectal Examination or Rectal Prostatic Ultrasonography
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
F014PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen), Total3 mL SERUM
Avoid draw within 7 days of Digital Rectal Examination or Rectal Prostatic Ultrasonography
R 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
R038PTH (Parathyroid Hormone) Intact3 mL SERUM
Draw fasting serum between 8- 10 am
Separate serum within 30 mins & freeze immediately
F 4 weeksCLIADaily
RW160PTH-rP; Parathyroid Hormone Related Peptide2 mL Heparinized PLASMA
Separate plasma immediately
R 7 days
F 28 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW161Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot, CSF3 mL CSFR 1 week
F 6 weeks
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW162Purkinje Cell (Yo) Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot, Serum3 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 21 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
G148Pyruvate; Pyruvic Acid3 mL Fluoride WB.
Mix WB with 7% Perchloric acid & centrifuge. Separate supernatent & submit
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
SpectrophotometryS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
RW165Q Fever Antibodies (Coxiella burnetti), Antibodies, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
M175Rapid TB antigen MPT64Pure Growth of AFBR 4 weeks
F Unacceptable
ICTDaily
H004Red Blood Cells; RBC Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical ImpedenceDaily
H019Red Cell Distribution Width; RDW3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical ImpedenceDaily
Z815Respiratory Comprehensive Panel
*Respiratory Panels 1-8 (33
Pathogens)
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N098Respiratory Panel 1
*Influenza A & B *Rhino Virus
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5
mL Sputum or BAL FLUID
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N099Respiratory Panel 2
*Parainfluenza viruses 2, 3 & 4
Throat or Nasal SWABS in
special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUID
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N100Respiratory Panel 3
*Coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43 & HKU1
Throat or Nasal SWABS in
special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUID
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N101Respiratory Panel 4
*Parainfluenza Virus 1 *Human Metapneumovirus A/B
*Bocavirus, *Mycoplasma
pneumoniae
Throat or Nasal SWABS in
special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUID
R 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N102Respiratory Panel 5
*Respiratory syncytial virus A/B
*Cytomegalovirus *Enterovirus / Parechovirus *Adenovirus
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N103Respiratory Panel 6
*Staphylococcus aureus
*Streptococcus pneumoniae
*Chlamydia pneumoniae
*Haemophilus influenzae Type B
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N104Respiratory Panel 7
*Klebsiella pneumoniae*Legionella
*Pneumocystis jiroveci
*Salmonella species
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N105Respiratory Panel 8
*Moraxella catarrhalis *Bordetella pertussis *Influenza C
*Haemophilus influenzae
Throat or Nasal SWABS in special collection medium or 5 mL Sputum or BAL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
M205Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), AntigenNasal / Nasopharyngeal / BAL / Respiratory secretionsR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
RW166Reticulin Antibody, IgA2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
H011Reticulocyte Count3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical
Impedence
Daily
OS180Rett Syndrome Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Sat 11 am
R: 13 days
Z096Rheumatoid Autoimmune Panel
*ANA * Anti- ds-DNA * Sm * U1RNP * Rheumatoid Fator * C3
* C4
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
S: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z097Rheumatoid Autoimmune, Comprehensive Panel
*ANA *Anti-ds DNA *Sm
*U1RNP *Rheumatoid Factor
*C3 *C4 *SS-A (Ro) *SS-B
(La) *Centromere Antibody
6 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIA,
Immunoturbidimetry
S: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
B072Rheumatoid Factor (RA), Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
P070Rheumatoid Factor (RA), Synovial Fluid2 mL Synovial FLUIDR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
ImmunoturbidimetryDaily
S154Rheumatoid Factor, IgA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z143Rheumatoid Arthritis Panel
*ANA *Rheumatoid Factor *Anti Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIA,
Immunoturbidimetry, CMIA
S: Mon through Sat 9 am R: Same day
RW167Ribosomal P Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW168Rickettsia Antibody Panel
*Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever IgG & IgM *Typhus Fever, IgG & IgM
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW169Ristocetin Cofactor3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 30 daysPlatelet AgglutinationS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW170Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Antibodies
*Rickettsia rickettsii IgG & IgM (Both Screen and Titer)
2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z673ROMA; Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm
*CA125 *HE4 *Menopausal
status risk estimation
2 mL SERUM
Provide menopausal status
R 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
CMIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
M212Rotavirus Antigen, Stool5 g Fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R:Same day
Z190Rubella (German Measles) Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S040Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S016Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
B158Rubella (German Measles) Avidity, IgG2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
OS181Rubella Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA PLASMA OR 3 mL
CSF or Amniotic FLUID or Nasopharyngeal SWAB
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
PCRS: Daily 11 am R:6 days
M232Salmonella Typhi And
Salmonella Paratyphi A Antigen Detection
1 mL SERUM OR 2 g STOOLR 72 Hrs
F Unacceptable
Immunochromat ographyS: Daily 3.30 pm R:Same day
N133SCA-1 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) ATXN1 Gene Mutation4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, FragmentS: Tue 11 am A
R:Sat
N134SCA-2 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) ATXN2 Gene Mutation4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
N135SCA-3 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) ATXN3 Gene Mutation4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
N136SCA-6 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) CACNA1A Gene Mutation4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
N137SCA-7 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) ATXN7 Gene Mutation4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
N146SCA-12 (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) PPP2R2B Gene
Mutation
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
Z863SCA (Spinocerebellar Ataxia) Comprehensive Profile
*ATXN1 *ATXN2 *ATXN3
*ATXN7 *CACNA1A & PPP2R2B
gene mutations
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR, Fragment AnalysisS: Tue 11 am R:Sat
S065Scl-70 (Scleroderma), Antibody2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
Z192Scleroderma Panel
*Scl-70 *Centromere Antibody
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Fri 9 am R:Same day
V086Scrub Typhus (Tsutsugamushi) Antibody2 mL SERUMR 5 days
F 2 weeks
ICTS:Daily 1 pm R:Same day
C048Selenium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total volume Metal Free container Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C047Selenium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal Free container Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C032Selenium, Serum2 mL (Z-No Additive) SERUM
Metal Free container Use powderless gloves.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
P006Semen Analysis, SeminogramSEMEN ejaculate by masturbation only
Avoidejaculation 2-7 days prior to collection
Patient to urinate, wash genital area with warm water, dry the part & collect entire ejaculate Outstation samples not accepted.
37°C within 1 hrPhysical examination, MicroscopyS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
P022Semen Fructose, QualtitativeSEMEN ejaculate
Freeze immediately
F 1 weekBiochemicalAnalysisDaily
Z804Sepsis Panel
*Procalcitonin * Lactate * C- Reactive Protein *Blood culture
*CBC
5 mL SERUM + 3 mL EDTA WB
+2 mL Fluoride PLASMA + 10 mL WB in Special Aerobic culture bottle
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ECLIA,
Spectrophotometry, Immunoturbidim etry, Rapid Automated Aerobic culture, Electrical Impedence, VCS
S: Daily 3.30 pm
R: Interim 24 & 48 hrs
Final 6 days
RW173Serotonin (5-HT), Serum3 mL SERUM
Separate serum & freeze immediately
Avoidfood rich in indoles like avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple, egg plant (brinjal) and also avoid tobacco, tea and coffee 3 days prior to specimen
collection.
F 42 daysHPLC,
Fluorescencedetection
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B140Serum Ascites Albumin
Gradient (SAAG)
2 mL SERUM + 2 mL Ascitic
FLUID
R 72 hrs
F 6 months
BCGDaily
R070Sex Hormone Binding Globulin; SHBG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Mon / Thu 4 pm R:Same day
B032SGOT; Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
IFCCDaily
B033SGPT; Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
IFCCDaily
OS187Sickle Cell Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon / Wed 11 am
R:10 days
OS188Sickle Cell Mutation Detection, Prenatal4 mL EDTA WB from both parents + 10 mL Amniotic Fluid Consent form mandatoryR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Mon / Wed 11 am R:10 days
H042Sickling Screening Test2 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
DeoxygenationS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
G144Silver Nitroprusside test, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 2 weeks
ChemicalS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
C066Silver, Serum3 ml (Z tube- No Additive) SERUM.
Metal free tube.
Use powderless gloves.
Avoidsilver containing medication or food-supplements 3 days prior to sample collection.
R 1 week
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Tue / Fri 6 pm; R: 2 days
G162Sirolimus (Rapamycin)3 mL EDTA WB drawn 1 hr before next doseR 7 days
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 5 pm
R: Same day
Z142Sjogren's Syndrome Antibodies
*SS-A / Ro *SS-B/La
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z814SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) Panel
*ANA * ds-DNA Antibody * Sm antibody * Phospholipid antibody IgG * Phospholipid antibody IgM
4 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
S038Sm (Smith) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
P028Smear Examination, Gonococcus2 air dried SMEARS
Fixative 95% ethanol for 1 min
NAGram StainDaily
P018Smear Examination, Routine2 air dried Nasal or Cervical or Vaginal or Throat or Pus or Other SMEARSNALight Microscopy, Giemsa StainDaily
S045Smooth Muscle Antibody (ASMA), IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Same day
S084Smooth Muscle Antibody (ASMA), IFA in dilutions3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
B183Sodium : Osmolality Ratio, Serum2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISE, Freezing Point Depression,
Calculated
Daily
U025Sodium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Indirect ISEDaily
P079Sodium, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Indirect ISEDaily
U013Sodium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Indirect ISEDaily
B044Sodium, Serum2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 1 week
Indirect ISEDaily
RW174Somatostatin, Plasma4 mL EDTA PLASMA
Draw in prechilled tube Separate plasma & freeze immediately
F 28 daysExtraction, ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
U018Specific gravity, Urine10 mL aliquot of random or 24 hr
URINE
Outstation samples not acceptable
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Automated Strip TestDaily
G130Sphingolipidosis Panel 1
*Metachromatic Leucodystrophy
*GM 1 Gangliosidosis *GM 2 Gangliosidosis *Gaucher Disease *Niemann Pick Disease
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
G131Sphingolipidosis Panel 2
*Gaucher Disease *Niemann Pick Disease
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
G132Sphingolipidosis Panel 3
*GM 1 Gangliosidosis *Gaucher Disease *Niemann Pick Disease
10 mL EDTA or Heparinized WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Enzyme AssayS: Daily 4 pm R: 4 days
N119Spinal Muscular Atrophy
(SMA), Mutation Detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
MLPAS: Mon 11 am
R: Sat
N120Spinal Muscular Atrophy
(SMA), Carrier Detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
MLPAS: Mon 11 am
R: Sat
P027Sputum Examination, AFB
*Auramine Stain * ZN Stain
SPUTUMR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Fluorescent & Conventional microscopyS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Same day
P016Sputum, Examination, RoutineSPUTUM or 2 air dried SMEARSR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Giemsa Stain, Light MicroscopyDaily
P067Sputum Examinationn, Ova & ParasitesSPUTUMR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Light MicroscopyDaily
P066Sputum for EosinophilsSPUTUM or 4 air dried SMEARSR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Light MicroscopyDaily
S066SS-A / Ro Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
S067SS-B / La Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z314STD Panel
*VDRL *HIV 1 & 2, Antibodies
Screening test *HSV 1 & 2, IgG & IgM *Chlamydia trachomatis IgG Antibody *TPHA
5 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Slide flocculation, CMIA, EIA,
Hemagglutinati on
S: Fri 9 am R: Next day
G190Steroid Panel, 21 Hydroxylase Deficiency/Stress Diferentiation
*17 Hydroxyprogesterone
* Androstenedione *Cortisol
*17-Hydroxyprogesterone + Androstenedione : Cortisol Ratio
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G191Steroid Panel for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
*Androstenedione *Cortisol
*11-Deoxycortisol * DHEA
*17-α-Hydroxyprogesterone
*Progesterone *Testosterone, Total
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G192Steroid Panel for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
*Androstenedione *DHEA
*Testosterone, Total
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G193Steroid Panel for PCOS / CAH Differentiation
*Androstenedione *11- Deoxycortisol * DHEA *17-α- Hydroxyprogesterone *
Testosterone, Total
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G194Steroid Panel for Premature Adrenarche
*Androstenedione * DHEA * DHEAS
*17-α-Hydroxyprogesterone
*Testosterone, Total *Estradiol
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G195Steroid Panel 1, 5 Steroids
*Aldosterone *Corticosterone
*Cortisol *Cortisone
*11-Deoxycortisol
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G196Steroid Panel 2, 8 Steroids
*Androstenedione *DHEA
*DHEAS *Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) *Estradiol *17-α- Hydroxyprogesterone * Progesterone *Testosterone, Total
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
G197Steroid Panel 3, 13 Steroids
*Aldosterone *Androstenedione
*Corticosterone *Cortisol
*Cortisone
*11-Deoxycortisol *DHEA
*DHEAS
*Dihydrotesterone (DHT) * Estradiol
*17α-Hydroxyprogesterone
*Progesterone *Testosterone, Total
2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Collect sample between 8 -10 am / 4-6 pm.
R 7 days
F 7 weeks
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 4 pm R: 2 days
C031Stone analysis with pictureGall or Kidney STONENAFTIR, Digital PhotographyS: Daily 9 am
R: Next day
T013Stool Examination, Hanging Drop Preparation5 mL STOOL37°C within 1 hrLight MicroscopyS: Daily 5.30 pm R: 2 hrs
T010Stool Examination, pH & Reducing substances5 g STOOL
Outstation samples not acceptable
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
pH, Strip test, Benedict’s TestDaily
T002Stool Examination, Occult Blood5 g STOOL
Avoidmeat products, pain killers, iron tablets, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) and hard tooth brush for 3 days prior to specimen collection.
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Standard GuaiacDaily
T001Stool Examination, Routine; Stool R/E5 g STOOL
Outstation samples not acceptable
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Light MicroscopyDaily
S149Streptococcus Group B Antigen detection2 mL SERUM or CSF or 10 mL random URINER 24 hrs
F 2 weeks
Latex AgglutinationDaily
RW175Streptozyme2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
Slide Hemagglutinatio
n
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S100Striated / Skeletal / Muscle Antibody, IFA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Tue / Sat 9 am R: 4 days
S174Striated / Skeletal / Muscle Antibody, IFA in dilutions2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Tue / Sat 9 am R: 4 days
G163Succinylacetone, Blood1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R: Wed / Fri / Mon
G171Succinylacetone, Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
GC-MSS: Daily 5 pm R: 5 days
H226Sudan Black B Stain, Blood / Bone Marrow2 mL EDTA WB or Heparinized BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Cytochemical StainingS: Daily 6 pm R: 3 days
J058Sudan IV Stain5 g STOOL or 10 mL URINE or 5mL Body FLUIDSR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Special Stain, MicroscopyS: Daily 1 pm R: Next day
S252Syphilis Serology2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
N062t(1;19) (q23;p13.3); TCF3- BX1(E2A-PBX1), PCR
Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N065t(11;19) (q23;p13.3); (MLL-
ENL), PCR Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N063t(12;21) (p13;q22); ETV6- RUNX1 (TEL-AML1), PCR
Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N064t(4;11) (q21;q23); (MLL-AF4),
PCR Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
N066t(9;11) (p21-22;q23); (MLL-AF9),
PCR Qualitative
3 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
H254T Regulatory Cells (TREGS)
*CD4 *CD25 *FOXP3 *CD45RA
3 mL EDTA WB + 3 mL
Heparinized WB
Clincal history & CBC report mandatory
18-22°C within 72 hrsFlow CytometryS: Daily 11 am R: Next day
Z392T3 & T4 Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW176T3 Antibody2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 28 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R090T3, Free; FT32 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW177T3, Reverse2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R050T3, Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW178T4 Antibody2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 28 days
Radiobinding assayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R091T4, Free; FT42 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z194T4, Free & T3, Free; FT4 & FT32 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z195T4, Free & TSH Ultrasensitive2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
R051T4, Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
N111Tacrolimus Genotyping (CYP3A5)3 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
G160Tacrolimus; FK5063 mL EDTA WB drawn just before next doseR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
LC-MS/MSS: Daily 5 pm R: Same day
B160TB Gold, Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA)1 mL WB from set of Special QuantiFERON-TB Gold tubes Shake tubes to ensure thorough mixing
Do not centrifuge if sending within 16 hrs OR incubate at 37 C for 16-24 hrs & centrifuge.
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
EIAS: Mon through Sat 4 pm R: Next day
M230TB Platinum, Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA)5 mL Heparinized WBR 12 hrs
F Unacceptable
EIAS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
RW179TBG; Thyroxine Binding Globulin2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 28 days
Chemiluminesce nceS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW180TBII; Thyrotropin - Binding Inhibitory Immunoglobulin2 mL SERUMR 7 days
F 30 days
RadioreceptorassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS193T- cell Gene Rearrangement, Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 13 days
RW182Testosterone, Free, Bioavailable & Total3 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 1 week
F 6 weeks
LC-MS/MS,
Spectrophotometry
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z384Testosterone Panel, Total & Free3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
RIA, CLIAS: Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z083
Y114 Basal
Y115 Post HCG 72 hrs Y116 Customized
Testosterone Stimulation by HCG2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample on Day 1; Administer HCG 5000 IU IM; draw
additional sample after 72 hrs
R 1 week
F 3 months
CLIADaily
R009Testosterone, Free3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
RIA, CLIAS:Mon through Sat 9 am R:Same day
Z196Testosterone, Free & Sex Hormone Binding Globulin3 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 4 weeks
RIA, CLIAS:Mon / Thu 9 am R:Same day
R010Testosterone, Total2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 3 months
CLIADaily
RW183Tetanus Antitoxoid2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
EIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z049Thalassemia Profile
*Iron Studies *Complete Blood Count *Hemoglobin HPLC/Electrophoresis
2 mL SERUM + 5 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophoto metry, Electrical Impedence, VCS & HPLCS: Daily 9 am R: Next day
N093Thalassemia Beta, Mutation Analysis4 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCR, Reverse hybridizationS: Mon 11 am R: Sat
C043Thallium, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal free container State Total Volume Use powderless gloves If gadolinium or iodine
containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C042Thallium, Blood4 mL (K2EDTA) WB
Metal free container Use powderless gloves If gadolinium or iodine
containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C044Thallium, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal free container Use powderless gloves If gadolinium or iodine
containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
P017Throat Swab, RoutineThroat SWAB + 2 air dried SMEARSR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Light Microscopy,
Giemsa Stain
Daily
H038Thrombin Time ; TT2 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot detectionDaily
Z497Thrombophilia Comprehensive Panel
*Protein C, Functional *Protein S (Free) Antigen *Antithrombin Activity Functional *Factor V Leiden Mutation *Prothrombin Gene Mutation *MTHFR gene mutation *Lupus anticoagulant
6 mL Citrated PPP + 5 mL EDTA WB
It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
PPP: F 2 weeks WB: R 72 hrs
F
Unacceptable
Electromechanical Clot Detection, Chromogenic, PCR,
Immunoturbidimetry
S: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
Z319Thrombopilia Profile
*Protein C, Functional *Protein S (Free) Antigen *Antithrombin Activity Functional *Factor V Leiden Mutation *Prothrombin Gene Mutation *MTHFR gene mutation
3 mL Citrated PPP + 5 mL EDTA WB
It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
PPP: F 2 weeks WB: R 72 hrs
F
Unacceptable
Chromogenic,PCR,
Immunoturbidimetry
S: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
H246Thrombotic Risk Screen
*Protein C Functional *Protein S (Free) Antigen *Antithrombin Activity Functional *APCR
6 mL Citrated PPP
It is recommended that patient discontinues Heparin for 1 day and Oral Anticoagulants for 7 days prior to sampling as these drugs may affect test results.
Discontinuation should be with prior consent from the treating Physician.
F 2 weeksElectromechanical Clot Detection, Chromogenic, Immunoturbidim etryS: Wed 9 am R: Next day
F012Thyroglobulin; Tg2 mL SERUM
Perform test minimum 6 weeks after thyroidectomy or needle biopsy or Iodine 131 therapy
R 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z045Thyroid Profile, Free
*Free T3 *Free T4 *TSH, Ultrasensitive
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z284Thyroid Profile, Total
*T3 Total *T4 Total *TSH
3 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z120Thyroid Comprehensive Panel
*Free T3 *Free T4 *TSH, Ultrasensitive
* Antithyroid antibodies
5 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S196Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgA2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
S251Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Thu 9 am R: Same day
S228Tissue Transglutaminase TTG- DGP Screen2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Thu 9 am R: Same day
P083TLC (Total Leucocyte Count),
Fluid
5 mL FLUIDR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Manual countDaily
H003TLC (Total Leucocyte Count)3 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Electrical
impedence,VCS
Daily
RW253Topiramate3 mL SERUM
No Additive
Draw peak (2-4 hrs) after dose or Trough (0.5 - 1 hr) before dose
R 14 days
F 30 days
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
OS194TORCH DNA Detection
*Toxoplasma* Rubella*
Cytomegalovirus* Herpes simplex*
4 mL EDTA PLASMA or 3 mL
CSF or Amniotic FLUID
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 8 days
B155TORCH Panel Avidity, IgG3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 9 am
R: Same day
Z028TORCH Panel, IgG & IgM
*Toxoplasma * Rubella * Cytomegalovirus
*Herpes Simplex 1 + 2
5 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z776TORCH Panel, IgG & IgM Extended
*Toxoplasma IgG & IgM *Rubella IgG & IgM *Cytomegalovirus IgG & IgM *Herpes Simplex 1 IgG & IgM * Herpes Simplex 2 IgG &
IgM
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIA, EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z777TORCH Panel, IgG Extended
*Toxoplasma IgG *Rubella IgG*Cytomegalovirus IgG
*Herpes Simplex 1 IgG * Herpes
Simplex 2 IgG
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIA, EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z027TORCH Panel, IgG
*Toxoplasma * Rubella * Cytomegalovirus
*Herpes Simplex 1 + 2
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
Z778TORCH Panel, IgM Extended
*Toxoplasma IgM *Rubella IgM
*Cytomegalovirus IgM *Herpes Simplex 1 IgM
* Herpes Simplex 2 IgM
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIA, EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
Z026TORCH Panel, IgM
*Toxoplasma * Rubella * Cytomegalovirus
*Herpes Simplex 1 + 2
3 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW186Toxicology Screen, Blood; Drug Screen5 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
R 7 days
F 30 days
Gas Chromatography
, Immunoassay
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z197Toxoplasma Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S039Toxoplasma Antibody, IgG2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
S015Toxoplasma Antibody, IgM2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
B157Toxoplasma Avidity, IgG2 mL SERUMR 4 days
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Daily 9 am R: Same day
OS195Toxoplasma DNA Detection4 mL EDTA WB or 3 mL
Amniotic FLUID or CSF or URINE or Cord Blood or Chorionic Villus BIOPSY
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Tue / Sat 11 am R: Sat / Wed
S001TPHA ;Treponema pallidum Hemagglutination2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Hemagglutinatio nS:Mon / Wed / Fri 9 am R:Same day
N071TPMT (Thiopurine Methyl Transferase), Genotyping4 mL EDTA WBR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
H128Transferrin2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Immunoturbidim
etry
Daily
P055Triglycerides, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
GPO-PODDaily
B026Triglycerides, Serum2 mL SERUM
12 hour overnight fasting mandatory
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
GPO-PODDaily
RW188Trimipramine2 mL SERUM or 2 mL
Heparinized PLASMA
No Additive tube
R 1 week
F 3 months
LC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month
R: 2 - 3 weeks
B110Troponin - I, High Sensitive (hsTnI)2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
CMIADaily
B085Troponin -T, High Sensitive2 mL SERUMR 24 hrs
F 6 months
Electrochemilum
inescence
Daily
RW189Trypsin2 mL SERUM
Patients who have undergone in- vivo isotope therapy should refrain from testing for atleast
6 weeks.
R 7 days
F 28 days
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW190Tryptase2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Separate serum within 2 hrs
R 5 days
F 30 days
Fluorescence ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW191Tryptophan, Quantitative, Plasma2 mL Heparinized PLASMA Separate within 2 hrs & freeze Overnight fasting mandatoryF 30 daysLiquid Chromatography
, Mass
Spectrometry
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R052TSH (Thyroid Stimulating
Hormone)
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
R092TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), Ultrasensitive2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
RW192TSH Antibody2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 28 days
RIAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S229TSH Receptor Antibody2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 4 weeks
ECLIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
Z274
Y117 Basal Y118 30 min
Y119 60 min Y120 Customized
TSH Stimulation by TRH (Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone)2 mL SERUM for each timed specimen; Draw fasting baseline sample; Administer TRH IV bolus 7 ug or Kg body wt over 30 sec; draw additional samples at 30 & 60 minR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CLIADaily
R159TSH, Newborn Screen1 drop heel prick blood each on 3 spots of filter paperR 1 week
F 1 week
FluoroimmunoassayS: Tue / Thu / Sat 5 pm R: 2 days
RW194TSI; Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin2 mL SERUMR 3 weeks
F 6 weeks
ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
B146Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF), Alpha2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
CLIAS: Mon 4 pm R: Same day
H062Typhi dot / Salmonella typhi,
IgM
2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 1 week
ICTDaily
OS196Typhoid DNA Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am R: 10 days
RW195Typhus Fever (Rickettsia) Antibodies, IgG & IgM2 mL SERUMR 14 days
F 30 days
IFAS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S068U1RNP Antibodies2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
EIAS: Tue / Fri 9 am R: Same day
OS197UGT1A1 Gene Polymorphism (Nucleotide 'TA' Repeats),
Detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: 10 days
U026Urea Nitrogen, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr Urine State Total Volume Refrigerate during & after
collection
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
U102Urea Nitrogen, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random UrineR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
G180Urea Cycle Disorder Panel10 mL aliquot of random Urine + 2 mL Heparinized PLASMAR 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
LC-MS/MS, GC
/ MS
S: Daily 5 pm R: 5 days
U028Urea, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE State Total Volume Refrigerate during & after
collection
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
U076Urea, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
P087Urea, Fluid2 mL FLUIDR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
B021Urea, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
Urease UVDaily
U010Uric Acid, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
State Total Volume
R 1 week
F 4 weeks
UricaseDaily
U078Uric Acid, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINER 1 week
F 4 weeks
UricaseDaily
B024Uric Acid, Serum2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
UricaseDaily
U001Urine Examination, Routine; Urine R/E10 mL aliquot of 1st morning URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Automated Strip Test, Chemical, Light MicroscopyDaily
U065Urine for Eosinophils10 mL aliquot of 1st morning
URINE
R 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Light MicroscopyDaily
U082Urine, Glucose10 mL aliquot of 1st morning URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Automated Strip
Test / Benedicts Test
Daily
U080Urine, Reducing Substances10 mL aliquot of 1st morning URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Dipstick, Benedicts TestDaily
U066Urine Dysmorphic RBC10 mL aliquot of random URINER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Phase Contrast MicroscopyS: Daily 2 pm R: Same day
U061Urobilinogen, Qualitative, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr Urine Protect from light Refrigerate during collectionR 72 hrs
F 1 week
DipstickDaily
D031Valproic Acid; Valproate2 mL SERUM drawn just before next dose
No Additive tube
R 48 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIADaily
D053Vancomycin2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 4 weeks
CMIAS:Daily 4 pm R: Same day
M220Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE), ScreeningRectal / Wound SWAB / Pure ISOLATER 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ChromogenicS:Daily 1 pm R: Next day
Z199Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies Panel, IgG & IgM
*Chicken Pox * Herpes Zoster
*Shingles
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
S077Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibody, IgG
*Chicken Pox * Herpes Zoster
*Shingles
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
S074Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibody, IgM
*Chicken Pox * Herpes Zoster
*Shingles
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 4 weeks
EIAS: Mon / Thu 9 am R: Same day
N128Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV), Qualitative PCR3 mL EDTA WB / 3 mL CSFR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS:Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
Z613Vasculitis Panel
*ANA *ANCA-MPO *ANCA-PR3
*Anti - ds-DNA
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
EIAS:Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
RW196Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide; VIP3 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma within 2 hrs & freeze
F 28 daysExtraction, ImmunoassayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S008VDRL (RPR), Serum2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 1 week
Slide
Flocculation
Daily
S011VDRL (RPR), CSF2 mL CSFR 48 hrs
F 1 week
Slide
Flocculation
Daily
N018Venous Thrombosis Risk Analysis Profile
*Factor V Leiden Mutation
*Prothrombin Gene Mutation * MTHFR Gene Mutation
5 mL EDTA WBR 72 hrs
F Unacceptable
Real Time PCRS: Mon / Thu 11 am R: Wed / Sat
RW272Very Long Chain Fatty Acids2 mL SERUM
No Additive tube.
12-14 hours fasting is mandatory.
Avoid alcohol 24 hours prior to sample collection.
R 7 days
F 30 days
LC-MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
S250VGKC (Voltage Gated Potassium Channel), Antibody2 mL SERUMR 1 week
F 2 weeks
IFAS: Mon 11 am R: 5 days
RW197Viscosity, Serum3 mL SERUMR 2 weeks
F 6 weeks
Kinetic ViscometerS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW200Vitamin B12 Binding Capacity, Unsaturated ; Transcobalamin2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 1 hr
R 4 days
F 30 days
Radiobinding AssayS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R174Vitamin B12, Active; Holotranscobalamin2 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 6 months
CMIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
R047Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)3 mL SERUM
Protect from light
Overnight fasting mandatory
R 48 hrs
F 8 weeks
CLIADaily
RW201Vitamin B2 ; Riboflavin2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma within 1 hr & freeze
Protect from light
F 30 daysHPLC,
Fluorometricdetection
S: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW202Vitamin B6 ; Pyridoxine2 mL EDTA PLASMA
Separate plasma & freeze immediately
Protect from light
Avoidvitamin supplements & alcohol 24 hours prior to sample collection.
Overnight fasting mandatory
F 42 daysLC-MS/MSS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
RW203Vitamin C; Ascorbic Acid2 mL SERUM
Separate serum within 3 hrs Protect from light
Avoidvitamin supplements &
fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection.
F 28 daysCapillary electrophoresisS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R118Vitamin D, 1, 25 - DihydroxyThis assay measures both D2 and D3 components3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 3 weeks
CLIAS:Tue / Thu / Sat 9 am R: Same day
R119Vitamin D, 25 - Hydroxy
This assay measures both D2 and D3 components
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 3 weeks
Chemiluminesce nceDaily
Z617Vitamin D Comprehensive
*Calcium *Phosphorus *Alkaline Phosphatase *Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIA,
Spectrophotometry
Daily
Z616Vitamin D Screen
*Calcium *Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 2 weeks
CLIA,
Spectrophotometry
Daily
G183Vitamin D, Ultrasensitive
*25-Hydroxy Vitamin D2, D3 & 3 epi 25 Hydroxy Vitamin D3
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 3 weeks
LC-MS/MSS:Daily 5 pm R: Next day
R117Vitamin E; Tocopherol3 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Separate serum within 1 hr Protect from light
Overnight Fasting mandatory
R 12 hrs
F 3 weeks
HPLCS: Fri 9 am R: Tue
RW204Vitamin K4 mL Heparinized PLASMA Separate plasma within 1 hr & freeze
Protect from light
F 90 daysHPLCS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
R096Vitamin A (Retinol)3 mL SERUM
No Additive tube
Separate serum within 1 hr Protect from light
Overnight Fasting mandatory
R 12 hrs
F 3 weeks
HPLCS: Fri 9 am R: Tue
RW199Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)3 mL EDTA WB or PLASMA or SERUM
No additive tube
Separate plasma or serum & freeze within 4 hrs
Protect from light
F 30 daysHPLCS: By 7th of Month R: 2 - 3 weeks
Z876Vitamin Screen
*Vitamin B12 Active Holotranscobalamin *Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy
3 mL SERUMR 72 hrs
F 3 weeks
Chemiluminesce nce, CMIAS: Daily 4 pm R: Same day
U006VMA (Vanil Mandelic Acid ), 24 Hour Urine50 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Preservative 50% HCl State Total Volume
AvoidTheophylline, chocolate, vanilla, banana, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen
collection.
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
U030VMA (Vanil Mandelic Acid ), Random Urine50 mL aliquot of random URINE
Preservative 50% HCl
AvoidTheophylline, chocolate, vanilla, banana, alcoholic beverages, teaorcoffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection.
R 7 days
F 30 days
HPLCS: Wed / Sat 9 am R: 2 days
H130von Willebrand Factor Antigen; vWF Ag3 mL Citrated PPP Separate plasma & freeze immediatelyF 2 weeksEIAS: 1st & 3rd Mon R: Next day
OS199Warfarin Sensitivity Detection4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Daily 11 am R: 13 days
S002Weil Felix Test
*Proteus Antigen OX19, OX2 & OXK
2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 1 week
Latex AgglutinationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Next day
S026Widal Slide Agglutination Test2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 72 hrs
Slide AgglutinationDaily
S199Widal Tube Agglutination Test2 mL SERUMR 48 hrs
F 72 hrs
Tube AgglutinationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Next day
OS200Wilson disease ATP7B Gene,
Mutation Detection
4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCRS: Daily 11 am
R: 2 months
Z834Wilson disease Panel
*CBC *LFT *Ceruloplasmin
*Copper. Serum *Copper. Random Urine
3 mL EDTA WB + 2 mL SERUM
+ 2 mL
( Z-No Additive) SERUM + 10 mL aliquot of random URINE in Metal Free container
R 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Spectrophotom etry, Nephelometry, Electrical Impedence,
VCS, ICPMS
S: Mon through Sat 6 pm R: Next day
OS201WT-1 Mutation Detection4 mL EDTA WB or BONE MARROWR 1 week
F Unacceptable
PCR
Sequencing
S: Daily 11 am R: 18 days
OS202Y-Chromosome Microdeletion Detection, PCR4 mL EDTA WBR 1 week
F Unacceptable
Multiplex PCRS: Wed / Sat 11 am R: 10 days
M136Yeast (Candida species) Susceptibility TestingPositive culture GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Rapid Automated Susceptibility
testing
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M135Yeast (Candida species) IdentificationPositive culture GROWTHR 48 hrs
F Unacceptable
Rapid Automated
Identification
S: Daily 3.30 pm R: 3 days
M216Yersinia enterocolitica Antigen5 g Fresh STOOLR 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
ICTS: Daily 1 pm R: Same day
C033Zinc, 24 Hour Urine10 mL aliquot of 24 hr URINE
Metal free container State total volume
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
Avoidsea or fresh water fish 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C035Zinc, Random Urine10 mL aliquot of random URINE
Metal free container
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
Avoidsea or fresh water fish 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
C036Zinc, Serum / Plasma3 mL (Z- No Additive) SERUM or
(K2EDTA) PLASMA
Metal free container
Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
Avoidsea or fresh water fish 3 days prior to specimen collection.
If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be
collected for 96 hours.
R 48 hrs
F 1 week
ICPMSS: Daily 6 pm R: Next day
M191Z-N; Ziehl Neelsen StainSputum or Urine Pus or Body FLUIDS or SWABS or
Heparinized BONE MARROW or
Gastric lavage
R 24 hrs
F Unacceptable
Conventional Microscopic examinationS: Daily 3.30 pm R: Same day
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