Displaying 42 Tests

Useful for monitoring toxicity in overdose cases.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).

Must be drawn in a plain red collection tube. Serum from a separator tube (SST) will be rejected.

REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

80329, G0480

Tylenol, Datril, Excedrin, Phenacetin, Acetaminophen


Useful for detection of acid-fast bacilli in clinical specimens

Varies

Varies (1)

Varies (1)

Varies

Varies

Varies (1)

Please see external link for sample requirements. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Specimen/8213

Please see external link for sample requirements. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Specimen/8213

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

2 Days

Auramine-Rhodamine Stain

87206, 87176, 87015

Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB), Acid-Fast Smear for Mycobacterium, AFB (Acid-Fast Bacilli), Bacillus, MTB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), TB (Tuberculosis), Tubercle Bacilli: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Tuberculosis (TB)

Useful for detection and quantification of antibodies directed against adalimumab in serum and trough level quantitation for evaluation of patients with loss of response to adalimumab.

Serum

SST (1)

Original Collection Vial

0.5 ML (0.35 ML Minimum)

None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube.


REFRIGERATE (28 Days)

5 Days

ADALX, ADLAB: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

80299, 83520

Humira

Useful for determining the cause of hypercortisolism and hypocortisolism.

Plasma

EDTA (1)

Plastic Transport Vial

1.0 ML (0.5 ML Minimum)

None

None

Gently invert collection tube(s) at least 10 times, immediately post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to separate plasma from red cells. Aliquot plasma into a plastic transport vial and close tightly with a lavendar stopper. Freeze immediately after aliquot and submit frozen plasma.

Dietary Restrictions: Avoid Biotin (B7) for 12 HR Prior. Specimen is a CRITICAL FROZEN, must be aliquotted and frozen as soon as possible.

FREEZE (30 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

82024

ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone), ACTH (Corticotropin), Adrenal Corticotropin Hormone, Corticotropin, Cushing's Disease, Cortrosyn
48206
Serum

Useful for aiding in the evaluation of nutritional status, liver function, or causes of edema.

Serum

SST (1)

Plastic Transport Vial

1 ML (0.5 ML Minimum)

Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. If specimen not received at the lab within 2 hours, aliquot serum into a plastic transport vial and close tightly with a yellow stopper.

Pour Off Within 2 HR

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Bromocresol Purple

82040

ALB, Hypoalbuminemia, Nephrotic Syndrome
48439
Serum

Useful in the detection of muscle disease

Serum

Red (1)



None

None

Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated.


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Ultraviolet, Kinetic

82085

Fructose-Biphosphate Aldolase
48308
Serum

Useful in the investigation of primary aldosteronism (eg, adrenal adenoma/carcinoma and adrenal cortical hyperplasia) and secondary aldosteronism (renovascular disease, salt depletion, potassium loading, cardiac failure with ascites, pregnancy, Bartter syndrome)

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), regrigerated.

Do not use Adrenal Vein for blood draw.

REFRIGERATE (5 Days)

5 Days

Chemiluminescence

82088

Useful for diagnosis of Influenza A & B virus.

Swab

M4 Viral Transport Media (1)



None

None

Submit swab, properly labeled and in provided container.


REFRIGERATE (72 Hours)


Isothermal nucleic acid amplification

87502

Flu, Rapid Flu
48154
Swab

Useful for diagnosis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

Swab

M4 Viral Transport Media (1)



None

None

Submit swab, properly labeled and in provided container.


None


Isothermal nucleic acid amplification

87801

RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus
48198
Swab

Useful for diagnosis of respiratory Streptococcal A infection.

Swab

Swab (1)



None

None

Submit swab, properly labeled and in provided container.


None


Isothermal nucleic acid amplification

87651

Strep Throat, Rapid Strep, Streptococcal
48208
Serum

Useful in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, bone, intestinal, and parathyroid diseases. Also useful for determining the tissue source of increased alkaline phosphatase (ALP) activity in serum, and differentiating between liver and bone sources of elevated ALP.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), regrigerated.


REFRIGERATE (21 Days)

6 Days

Spectrophotometry/Electrophoresis

84075, 84080
48278
Serum

Useful for diagnosis and monitoring of liver disease associated with hepatic necrosis.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Para-nitrophenul Phosphate

84075

Common food allergy profile. Panel includes: Almond, Cashew, Cob, Cow's Milk, Egg White, Hazelnut, Peanut, Salmon, Scallops, Sesame Seed, Shrimp, Soy Bean, Tuna, Walnut, Wheat, IgE total antibody. Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003 x16

Allergen, Allergy Testing, Food Allergy

Seafood allergy profile. Panel includes: Codfish, Crab, Shrimp, Tuna, Lobster. Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003 x5

Allergen, Allergy Testing, Food Allergy, Seafood Allergy

Stinging insect allergy profile. Panel includes: Honeybee Venom, Yellow Jacket Venom, Wasp Venom, Yellow Faced Hornet Venom, White Faced Hornet Venom. Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003 x5

Allergen, Allergy Testing, Bee Allergy, Sting Allergy, Insect Allergy

Western region respiratory allergy profile. Panel includes: IgE total antibody, House Dust Mites DP, House Dust Mites DF, Cat Epithelium, Dog Dander, Bermuda Grass, Timothy Grass, Cockroach, Penicillium, Cladosporium, Aspergillus Fumigatus, Alternaria Tenius, Box Elder/Maple, Grey Alder, Mountain Cedar, Oak, Elm, Olive Tree, Cottonwood, Mulberry, Short Ragweed, Mugwort, Russian Thistle, Rough Pigweed, Red Sorrel. Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003 x25

Allergen, Allergy Testing, Tree Allergy, Grass Allergy, Southwest Allergen

Norhteastern region respiratory allergy profile. Panel includes: IgE total antibody, House Dust Mites DP, House Dust Mites DF, Cat Epithelium, Dog Dander, Bermuda Grass, Timothy Grass, Cockroach, Penicillium, Cladosporium, Aspergillus Fumigatus, Alternaria Tenius, Box Elder/Maple, Silver Birch, Mountain Cedar, Oak, Elm, Walnut Tree, Eastern Sycamore, Cottonwood, White Ash, Mulberry, Short Ragweed, Red Sorrel. Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003 x24

Allergen, Allergy Testing, Tree Allergy, Grass Allergy, Northeast Allergen
48432
Serum

Useful for workup of individuals with suspected disorders such as familial chronic obstructive lung disease, and diagnosis of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (28 Days)

3 Days

Nephelometry

82103

Alpha 1 Antitrypsin, Anti-Alpha-1-Trypsin, Prolastin, A1A, AAT (Alpha-1-Antitrypsin), Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Reflex, AAT

Useful for the follow-up management of patients undergoing cancer therapy, especially for testicular and ovarian tumors and for hepatocellular carcinoma. Often used in conjunction with human chorionic gonadotropin.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

82105

AFP, Fetoprotein Alpha. AFP Tumor Marker
48202
Serum

Useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of liver disease associated with hepatic necrosis.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


NADH (without P-5-P)

84460

Alanine Aminotransferase, ALT, GPT, SGPT, Transaminase

Useful for the evaluation of patients with possible inborn errors of metabolism using plasma specimens, and may aid in the evaluation of endochrine disorders, liver diseases, muscle diseases, neoplastic diseases, neurological disorders, nutritional disturbances, renal failure, and burns.

Plasma

Green (1)



None

None

Allow Sodium or Lithium Heparin tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Immediately aliquot plasma into a plastic transport vial and freeze.

Fasting is recommended. Must separate cells from plasma within 2 hours and freeze. CRITICAL FROZEN. REQUIRED INFORMATION: age, sex, diet, drug therapy (eg TPN therapy), family history. SEND DEDICATED SPECIMEN.

FREEZE (30 Days)

8 Days

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

82139

Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), Isovaleric Acidemia, Methylmalonic Acidemia (MMA), Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism, Primary Lactic Acidemias, Nonketotic Hyperglycemia (NKH), Phenylketonuria (PKU), Propionic Acidemia, Tyrosinemia Type 1, Urea Cycle Disorders, Arginase Deficiency, Argininemia, Argininosuccinic Acid Lyase Deficiency, Argininosuccinic Aciduria, Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase (CPS) Deficiency, Citrullinemia, N-acetyl Glutamate Synthase (NAGS), Ornithine Transcarbamylase (OTS), Urea Cycle Disorder (UCD, AAUCD), Maple Syrup Disease, Hyperphenylalaninemia, Tyrosinemia Type II, Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase (CPS)

 
48372
Serum

Useful for monitoring amiodarone therapy (especially when amiodarone is coadministered with other drugs that may interact) and the evaluation of possible amiodarone toxicity. Also used to assess patient compliance.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated until picked up.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

80299

Cordarone, Desethylamiodarone, Pacerone (Amiodarone Hydrochloride)

Useful for monitoring serum concentration during therapy and evaluating potential toxicity. Also may be used to evaluate patient compliance.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated until picked up. If not picked up within 7 hours, allow collection tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Aliquot serum into plastic transport vial and refrigerate.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

80335, G0480

Amitriptyline, Elavil, Tryptanol, Endep, Elatrol, Tryptizol, Trepiline, Laroxyl, Saroten, Triptyl, Redomex, Nortriptyline, Pamelor, Sensoval, Aventyl, Norpress, Allegron, Nortrilen, TCA, Tricyclic Antidepressants
48275
Plasma

Useful to help diagnose severe liver disease and certain genetic urea cycle disorders, to help investigate the cause of changes in behavior and consciousness, and to support the diagnosis of hepatic encephalopathy and Reye’s syndrome

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None

Submit unopened collection tube.


FREEZE (3 Weeks)


Glutamate Dehydrogenase

82140

NH3

Useful in the confirmation of Amphetamine use through GC/MS in urine.

Urine

Sterile Container (1)



None

None

Collect random urine sample. Refrigerate and submit in a screw-capped sterile urine container.


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

5 Days

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

80324, 80359, G0480

Amphetamine, Speed, Upper
48196
Serum

Useful for the diagnosis and managament of pancreatitis and the evaluation of pancreatic function.

Serum

SST (1)



None

Red (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s), refrigerated until picked up. MUST centrifuge and seperate within 2 hours of collection.

Centrifuge and separate within 2 hours of collection.

Freeze (30 Days)


Colorimetric Rate Reaction

82150

Useful in the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerate if not picked up same-day.


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

86039, 86225, 86235 x6

ANA1, ANA2, Antinuclear Antibody, Hep-2, FANA (Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibodies), LE (Lupus Erythematosus) Prep, ANA Screen

Useful in the screening for and diagnosis of certain autoimmune diseases.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerate if not picked up same-day.


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

86039

ANA1, ANA2, Antinuclear Antibody, Hep-2, FANA (Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibodies), LE (Lupus Erythematosus) Prep, ANA Screen
48008
Swab

Required to correctly identify anaerobic pathogens and institute effective antibiotic treatment.

Swab

eSWAB (1)



None

None

Submit swab, properly labeled and in provided container.


RT

14 Days

Routine Culture

87075, 87076-59
48324
Serum

Useful for diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hyperandrogenism (in conjunction with measurements of other sex-steroids) and diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) in conjunction with measurement of other androgenic precursors. Also used to monitor CAH treatment, in conjunction with testosterone, DHEA-S, OHPG, and DHEA, and in the diagnosis of premature adrenarche in conjunction with gonadotropins and other adrenal and gonadal sex-steroids and their precursors.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Invert collection tube 10x post-draw and submit unopened collection tube for testing.

Morning Specimen Preferred (8AM)

REFRIGERATE (28 Days)

8 Days

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

82157

4-Androstene-3 17-dione, 4-Androstenedione, Delta-4-Androstenedione

Useful for the evaluation of patients with suspected sarcoidosis

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated if not picked up same-day.

Please indicate if the patient is on ACE inhibitors.


4 Days

Spectrophotometry

82164

ACE, Angiotensin-1-Converting Enzyme Kinase II Peptidylpeptide Hydrolase SACE (Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), Angiotensin-1-Converting Enzyme, Kinase II, Peptidylpeptide Hydrolase, SACE (Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme), Sarcoidosis, Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
48207
Whole Blood, Serum

Useful for monitoring antibody levels during pregnancy to help assess the risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn. This test is not useful for monitoring the efficacy of Rh-immune globulin administration.

Whole Blood, Serum

Pink (1) and Red (1)



None

None

Specimen must arrive at Unipath on the same day of the draw. Draw into both a plain red and a pink EDTA collection tube. Invert collection tubes 10x post-draw and submit unopened collection tube for testing.

Both Plasma and Serum are required along with RBCs. Specimen must arrive at Unipath on the same day as the draw.

RT (4 Days)

3 Days

Hemagglutination

86886, 86870, 86905, 81403, 86880 x3

ABTIR, Allo Titer, Erythrocyte Antibody Titer, RBC Antibody Titer, Rh (Rhesus) Titer, Anti-D Titer, Anti-E Titer, Anti-Fya Titer, Anti-Fyb Titer, Duffy Antibody Titer, Kell Antibody Titer, Anti-K Titer, Anti-Jka Titer, Anti-Jkb Titer, Kidd Antibody Titer, Anti-e

Useful in evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of a connective tissue disease in whom the test for antinuclear antibodies is positive.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Invert collection tube 10x post-draw and submit unopened collection tube for testing.


REFRIGERATE (21 Days)

3 Days

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

86235 x6

Anti-ENA (Antibodies to Extractable Nuclear Antigens), Anti-La, Anti-Ribonuclear Protein, Anti-RNP, Anti-Ro, Anti-Sjogren's Syndrome, Anti-Sm (Smith) Antigen, Anti-SSA (Anti-Sjogren's Syndrome A), Anti-SSB (Anti-Sjogren's Syndrome B), Anti-U(1)RNP (Anti-Ribonucleoprotein), Autoantibodies to Jo 1 Antigen, Autoantibodies to Sm (Smith), Autoantibodies to SSA (Ro), Autoantibodies to SSB (La), Autoantibodies to U(1)RNP, Connective Tissue Disease Autoantibody Panel, DNA Topoisomerase 1 Antibodies, Anti-ENA, Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase Antibodies, Immunology Profile (ENA), Jo 1 Antibodies, LA (Anti-La), La (Anti-SSB), Polymyositis Antibodies, Ribonucleoprotein (RNP) Autoantibodies, RNP (Anti-RNP), Ro (Anti-SSA), Scl 70 Antibodies, Scleroderma Antibodies, Sjogren's Syndrome, Sm (Smith) Autoantibodies, Smith Antigen, SmRNP Autoantibodies, SSA, SSB, Topoisomerase 1 Antibodies, U(1)RNP (Ribonucleoprotein) Autoantibodies, Autoantibodies to Scl 70 Antigen

Useful in the assessment of menopausal status including premature ovarian failure, and in assessing ovarian status including ovarian reserve and ovarian responsiveness. Useful as part of an evaluation for infertility and assisted reproduction protocols such as in vitro fertilization, and in assessing ovarian function in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Also useful for evaluation of infants with ambiguous genitalia and other intersex conditions, evaluating testicular function in infants and children, and monitoring patients with antimullerian hormone-secreting ovarian granulosa cell tumors.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated if not picked up same-day.

Should be drawn on days 2-4 of menstrual cycle.

REFRIGERATE (6 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

82397

Mullerian inhibiting factor (MIF), Mullerian-inhibiting hormone (MIH), Mullerian-inhibiting substance (MIS)
48349
Serum

Useful in the demonstration of acute or recent streptococcal infection.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube, refrigerated if not picked up same-day.


REFRIGERATE (8 Days)

2 Days

Nephlometry

86060

Antistrep-O Titer, Anti-Hyaluronidase, Antistreptolysin-O (ASO) Titer, ASO Titer, DNA Streptococcal Antibody, Hyaluronidase, Streptococcal Antibodies

Useful for the diagnosis of antithrombin deficiency (acquired or congenital) and for monitoring treatment of antithrombin deficiency disorders including infusion of antithrombin therapeutic concentrate.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

As soon as possible post-draw, spin collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial and freeze.

CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (1 Month) CRITICAL

4 Days

Chromogenic

85300

Antithrombin Activity, AT3 Activity/Functional, AT III Activity/Functional, Anti-Thrombin III, TEST

ru

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

As soon as possible post-draw, spin collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial and freeze.

CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (1 Month) CRITICAL

4 Days

Latex Immunoassay

85301

Immunologic Antithrombin III, AT III Antigen/Immunologic, AT3 Antigen/Immunologic
48062
Serum

Useful as an adjunct in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroid diseases such as: Hashimoto disease, postpartum thyroiditis, neonatal hypothyroidism, and Graves disease. Also useful in the identification of potentially unreliable serum thyroglobulin measurements by immunoassay and in the follow-up of patients with differentiated follicular-cell derived thyroid carcinomas.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (3 Days)


CMIA

86800

Thyroglobulin Antibody, TG (Thyroglobulin) Antibody
48442
Serum

Useful in the diagnosis of metabolic disorders and for assessing risk or coronary artery (CAD) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Aides in the diagnosis of Tangier disease.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Nephelometry

82172

Apo A, Apo A-1, Apo A1, ApoA, ApoA-1, ApoA1, Apolipoprotein A-I, Apolipoprotein A1, Apolipoprotein AI
48443
Serum

Useful for the assessment of residual risk in patients at target non high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) or low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C). Used for follow-up studies in individuals with non-HDL-C (or LDL-C) values inconsistent with risk factors or clinical presentation, for definitive studies of cardiac risk factors in individuals with significant family histories of coronary artery disease or other increased risk factors, and for confirmation of suspected abetalipoproteinemia or hypobetalipoproteinemia.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Nephelometry

82172

Apo B, APO-B, APOB, APOB-100, Apolipoprotein B1, Apolipoprotein B-100
48063
Plasma

Useful in monitoring heparin therapy, screening for certain coagulation factor deficiencies, and for the detection of coagulation inhibitors such as lupus anticoagulants, specific factor inhibitors, and nonspecific inhibitors.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Spin collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial and freeze.

Tube MUST be filled to line for testing. Freeze within 4 hours of draw.

FREEZE (7 Days)


Coagulometric/Turbidimetric

85730

Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
48064
Serum

Useful for diagnosing and monitoring liver disease, particularly diseases resulting in a destruction of hepatocytes.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. Centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells. Submit unopened collection tube(s).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


NADH (without P-5-P)

84450

GOT, SGOT, Transaminase, Aspartate Aminotransferase