Test Name:O2 Saturation, ArterialLab SectionChemistry
Alternate DescriptionFluid TypeWhole blood
Minimum Volume
Test Includes Hemoglobin and 02 Saturation, Arterial
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Heparinized Syringe On Ice
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 1 ml whole blood in a heparinized syringe
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability2 hours if refrigerated and on ice
Specimen TransportOn Ice
Test Results
Availability24 hours a day, seven days a week
Stat Availability24 hours a day, seven days a week
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats 1 hour
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)Keep on ice until analyzed
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference ValueMale/Female and all ages the same: 92.0% - 98.5%
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: O2 Saturation, Venous Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description Fluid Type Whole blood
Minimum Volume
Test Includes Hemoglobin and 02 Saturation, Venus
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Heparinized Syringe On Ice
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 1 ml whole blood in a heparinized syringe
Transport Time
Additional Test Information
Specimen Stability 2 hours if refrigerated and on ice
Specimen Transport On Ice
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 1 hour
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Keep on ice until analyzed
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Male/Female and all ages the same: 40.0% - 70.0%
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Oak Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Oat Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Obstetric Panel Lab Section Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology
Alternate Description OB Panel Fluid Type Serum and Whole Blood
Minimum Volume 3 ml serum, 3 ml whole blood
Test Includes Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, CBC, DIFF, Platelet Count, Rubella Antibody, RPR, ABO/Rh type, and Antibody Screen.
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top, Lavender Top and Pink Top
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 6 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red Tops, 3 mls whole blood in Lavender top Tube,

3 mls whole blood in Pink top Tube

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) Refrigerate until analysis.
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Olive Tree Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Onion Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Opiates, Urine Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description DAU6/DAU6C/DAU5C Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 10 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information

Cutoff Value:

> = to 300 ng/mL. Results > = to 300 ng/mL will generate a positive result.

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: Opiates Confirmation, Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Opiate Verification Fluid Type urine
Minimum Volume 10 ml random urine
Test Includes Morphine, codeine, hydromorphone, and 6-monoacetylmorphine
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Specimen Container with no preservative
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
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)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value None Detected
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Orange Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description

Rast

Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Orchard Grass Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Organic Acids, Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 8 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Specimen Container with no preservative
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 Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Orotic Acid, Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 10 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Specimen Container with no preservative
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 Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Osmolality, Serum Lab Section Microscopy
Alternate Description Fluid Type Whole Blood
Minimum Volume .7 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red microtainers or 0.4 ml whole blood in a Gel Green microtainer
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 4 ml whole blood in Gel Green top
Transport Time Should be received in lab within 1 hour of collection
Additional Test Information Serum or plasma
Specimen Stability 1 week 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 Male/Female and all ages the same: <250 mOsm/kg or >330 mOsm/KG
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until analysis
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 Male/Female and all ages the same: 275 - 295 mOsm,/kg
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Osmolality, Stool Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Stool
Minimum Volume 3 ml stool
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Plain Stool Gray Cup Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Stool must be liquid
Specimen Stability
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time                       Routines & Stats Report available: Same day
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Reference range not established
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Osmolality, Urine Lab Section Microscopy
Alternate Description Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume .5 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Urine Container
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time Should be received in lab within 1 hour of collection
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 Male/Females and all ages the same: <90 mOsm/kg or >1,000 mOsm/kg
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: 100 -1000 mOsm/kg
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Osteocalcin Lab Section Send Outs
Alternate Description Fluid Type Whole Blood
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, and freeze until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Osteomark, Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description N-Teleopeptide Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 3 ml Urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport A Random or 24 hour Urine collection with no preservative
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
Transport Time
Additional Test Information Preferred specimen is second morning (spot urine). 24 hour urine is acceptable.
Specimen Stability 72 hours if refrigerated
Specimen Transport Frozen
Test Results
Availability
Stat Availability
Test Turnaround Time Routines & Stats
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin, separate, and freeze until shipped
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Pre-Menopausal 20 - 60 nm BCE/mM Creatinine Post-Menopausal 25 - 65 nm BCE/mM Creatinine Male 10 - 45 nm BCE/mM Creatinine
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Other, Fluids Lab Section Chemistry
Alternate Description HOF Fluid Type Fluid
Minimum Volume 1.0 ml fluid
Test Includes Specify test and type of fluid
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top
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
Critical Value
Specimen Preparation (In house) Spin/separate and refrigerate until analysis
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Refrigerate until courier pickup
Reference Value
Special Handling Instructions May require Pathology clearance

Test Name: Ova and Parasites Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Ova and Parasites with Trichrome Stain Fluid Type Stool
Minimum Volume
Test Includes
Patient Preparation If parasitic infestation is strongly suspected, collect at least three stool specimens every other day.
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Para Set With Blue Top containing Buffered Formalin and Yellow Top containing Merthiolate PVA fixative (Zinc PVA is not acceptable.)
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
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) Stool must be added to preservative within 1 hour of collection. Keep at room temperature
Specimen Preparation (Outreach) Stool must be added to preservative within 1 hour of collection. Keep at room temperature until picked up by courier
Reference Value No ova and parasites seen.
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Oyster Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Rast Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume .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: Oxalate, 24 Hour Urine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Fluid Type Urine
Minimum Volume 20 ml urine
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport 24 hour Urine Specimen Container with 30 ml 6 N HCL
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required
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)
Specimen Preparation (Outreach)
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions

Test Name: Oxcarbazepine Lab Section Specimen Processing Area
Alternate Description Trileptal/MHD Fluid Type Serum
Minimum Volume 1.0 ml Serum
Test Includes
Patient Preparation
Specimen/Tube Type Transport Non Gel Red Top Tube
Container (Microbiology)
Container Whole Blood Required 4 ml whole blood in a non Gel Red Top Tube
Transport Time
Additional Test Information The reference lab will also accept 2 ml EDTA plasma (Lavender Top); minimum 1 ml plasma
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) Spin Separate, refrigerate until courier pickup.
Reference Value Accompanies report
Special Handling Instructions