Test Name:D xylose 5 Hour UrineLab SectionSpecimen Processing Area
Alternate DescriptionD xylose Absorption Test, UrineFluid TypeUrine
Minimum Volume20 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation Timed 5 hour urine collected post oral dose of d-xylose
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Specimen Container with no preservative
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen TransportFrozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)Measure urine volume and freeze immediately
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference ValueAccompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: D Xylose, Blood 1 Hour Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description D xylose Absorption Test, Blood Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 1 ml whole blood
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Grey Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a Grey Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Blood samples drawn 1 hour post oral ingestion of D Xylose
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
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Test Name: D Xylose, Blood 2 Hours Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description D xylose Absorption Test, Blood Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 1 ml whole blood
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Grey Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a Grey Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Blood samples drawn 2 hours post oral ingestion of D Xylose
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
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Test Name: D-Dimer Lab Section Hematology
Alternate Description D-dimer, quantitative Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume  
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Sodium Citrate Blue Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 1 Full Sodium Citrate Blue Top tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability

Whole blood – 4 hours at room temperature

Plasma - 4 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats R 4 hours S 2 hours
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until analysis
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup
Reference Value Male/Female and all ages the same: <0.54 ug/mL
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dandelion Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats

Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description DHEAST Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 1.0 ml whole blood
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Red Top Tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 8 days at 2-8°C prior to testing.
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability Thursdays only – samples received by 0700 will have results the same day.
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation   (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until analysis
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup.
Reference Value All ages the same range. Male: 1362 - 5915 ng/ml, Female: 748 – 5117  ng/ml
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Test Name: Delta Amino Levulinic Acid, 24 Hour Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description ALA Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport 24 hour Urine Specimen Container with no preservative
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Protect from light
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
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Test Name: Deoxycorticosterone Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, freeze until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dermatophagoides Farinae Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dermatophagoides Pteronyssinus Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Desipramine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Norpramin Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 2 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top or 2.5 ml whole blood in (3) Non Gel Red microtainers
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dexamethasone Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.6 ml Serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Draw blood specimens between 08:00 and 10:00 a.m.
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped out.
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: DHEA, Unconjugated Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 1.0 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information  
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation   (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until shipped.
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Spin within 4 hours of collection, separate serum into plastic 12 X 75 pour-off tube. Cap with red plastic stopper. Refrigerate until courier pickup.
Reference Value Accompanies Report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dialysate Glucose Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description Fluid Type Dialysate fluid
Minimum Volume 2.0 ml fluid
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Fluid
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                      Routines & Stats R 4 hours, S 2 hours
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until analysis
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value No Normal Range defined mg/dL
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dialysis Fluid Culture Lab Section Microbiology
Alternate Description Fluid Type
Minimum Volume >100 ml Dialysis Fluid
Test Includes Aerobic culture, anaerobic culture, and gram stain
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport
Container (Microbiology) Dialysis Fluid in dialysis fluid collection bag or sterile container
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time Deliver to lab within 1 hour of collection. Do not refrigerate.
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 2 hours at room temperature
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results Aerobic identification and sensitivity performed on potential pathogens; further testing of anaerobes upon special request.
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability  
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats Negative reported after 5 days; Preliminary reports issued daily
Critical Value Growth indicating a positive culture
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value No Growth
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Diazepam and Metabolites Lab Section Send Out
Alternate Description (DIAZM) Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 1.0 ml serum
Test Includes  
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Red Top tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 5 ml whole blood in a Red Top tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Patient prep: Collect at trough concentration (i.e. immediately before the administration of the next dose)
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport  
Test Results
Availability Test setup at reference lab –Fri mornings
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats Report available in 1-3 days.
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Digeorge Syndrome Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description 22q 11.2 Deletion (Fish Phobe) Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 2.0 ml whole blood
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Sodium Heparin Non Gel Green Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 10 ml whole blood in a Sodium Heparin Non Gel Green Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Room temperature
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Interpretive report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Digoxin Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description Lanoxin Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume

1 full Red Top Microtainer

Test Includes
Patient Preparation Test not available if patient has been given Digibind. Digibind interferes with the test methodology.
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Red Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a Red Top Tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information TROUGH:  Collect immediately before administering the next dose.  At a minimum, the sample can be drawn 6-8 hours after the last dose.
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats R 4 hours S 1 hour
Critical Value All ages and sex results >3.0 ng/mL
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin and refrigerate until analysis. Separate serum from cells if testing is delayed.
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Spin and separate serum from the cellular material within 4 hours of collection. Refrigerate until courier pickup.
Reference Value Male/Female and all age the same therapeutic range 0.8 - 2.0 ng/mL
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dihydrotestosterone Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in Non Gel Red Top or 2 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red microtainers
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, freeze until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Diphtheria Antibody Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Direct Antigen for Rotavirus Lab Section Virology
Alternate Description Rotavirus Fluid Type Stool
Minimum Volume Pea size sample
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Stool Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results Pos/Neg
Availability 07:00-13:00 hours, Weekends 08:00 -12:00
Stat Availability Yes
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats 1 day
Critical Value All positives phoned to floor or physician.
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Keep refrigerated until courier pickup
Reference Value
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Test Name: Direct Antiglobulin and Antibody Screen Lab Section Blood Bank
Alternate Description Direct and indirect Coombs Fluid Type Serum and Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 3 lavender microtainers
Test Includes Direct and Indirect Coombs
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top and Lavender Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Lavender Top and 7 ml whole blood in Pink Top, (3) Lavender Top Microtainers
Transport Time
Additional Test Information No gel tops or hemolysis
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats 8 hours after receipt
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) No processing. Keep at room temperature until courier pickup.
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Direct Antiglobulin Test Lab Section Blood Bank
Alternate Description Direct Coombs Fluid Type Whole blood
Minimum Volume 1 lavender microtainer
Test Includes Direct Coombs
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Lavender Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in Lavender top or .7 ml whole blood in Lavender Micotainer
Transport Time
Additional Test Information No Gel Tops or Hemolysis
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats 8 hours after receipt
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) No processing. Keep at room temperature until courier pickup.
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Direct Renin Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Plasma Renin Activity Fluid Type Plasma
Minimum Volume 0.4 ml Plasma
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Lavender Top Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a Lavender top tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability  
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, freeze until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Spin within 4 hours of collection, separate serum into plastic 12 X 75 pour-off tube. Cap with red plastic stopper. Freeze. Notify lab courier to bring dry ice for the pickup.
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Disopyramide Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Norpace Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in Non Gel Red Top or 1.5 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red microtainers
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dock Yellow Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dog Dander Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Doxepin/Desmethyldox Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Sinequan Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 1.2 ml serum
Test Includes Doxepin and Desmethyldoxepin
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability Setup: Daily
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats Report available: Same day
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Therapeutic: Doxepin plus Desmethyldoxepin:150-250 ng/mL
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Drugs of Abuse, Urine, 6 Drugs with confirmation Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description DAU6, Medical with confirmation Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 50 ml urine
Test Includes Confirmation of Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepine, Cocaine, Marijuana, and Opiates
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information See individual test for cutoff information.
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats R 4 hours S 2 hours
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup
Reference Value None detected
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Drugs of Abuse, Urine, 6 Drugs without confirmation Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description DAU6, Medical without confirmation Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 50 ml urine
Test Includes Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepine, Cocaine, Marijuana, and Opiates
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information See individual test for cutoff information.
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats R 4 hours S 2 hours
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup
Reference Value None detected
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: DU Antigen Lab Section Blood Bank
Alternate Description Weak D Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 2 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red Microtainers
Test Includes Antigen typing of Weak D added to ABO/Rh Type
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information No gels or hemolysis.
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results
Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats 8 hours after receipt
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) No processing. Keep at room temperature until courier pickup.
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Duchenne/Becker Muscular Carrier Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description DMD/BMD Carrier Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Lavender Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Lavender Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats Available on females: Draw Monday or Tuesday. Deliver to lab by 12:00 hours.
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Duchenne/Becker Muscular Deletion Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description DMD/BMD Deletion Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 30 mls
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Lavender Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 30 ml whole blood in (10) Lavender Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Room Temperature
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats Draw Monday through early Thursday, only. Deliver to lab by 12:00 hours.
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Duck Feather Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 0.1 ml serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 3 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Refrigerate
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, refrigerate until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Duodenal Disaccharidases Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Tissue
Minimum Volume
Test Includes Lactose, Sucrose, Glucoamylase, Palatinase, and an interpretation.
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Punch Biopsy
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Freeze
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report.
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Dystrophin Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Muscle Tissue
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Tissue Biopsy in Sterile Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions