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Test Code FLOPB Flow Cytometry Peripheral Blood, LAB2855

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube Type: Pink (K2EDTA)/Lavender (EDTA)

 

Transport Information: 4 mL whole blood ambient

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Specimen Stability

48 hrs Ambient (must reach testing lab by the 48 hour mark)

 

Protect from excess heat and cold. Do not refrigerate. Do not centrifuge

Days and Time Performed

Monday through Friday, 6:30 am-4:30 pm unless STAT

 

Analytical Time: 4 hours

Reject Due To

If specimen is hot or cold to the touch, more than 48 hours old when received in testing area (Flow Cytometry), clotted or does not meet collection, storage or transport requirements