Displaying 79 Tests
48346
Serum

Aids in the diagnosis and follow-up of medullary thyroid carcinoma and in the evaluation of multiple endocrine neoplasia type II and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None

Allow SST tube to clot for at least 15 minutes post-draw. As soon as possible, centrifuge unopened collection tube(s) for 15 minutes to separate serum from red cells, aliquot into a plastic transport vial, and freeze.

CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (15 Days)

5 Days

Chemiluminescence

82308

CT, Thyrocalcitonin
48069
Serum

Useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of a wide range of disorders including diseases of bone, kidney, parathyroid gland, or gastrointestinal tract   Calcium levels may also reflect abnormal vitamin D or protein levels.

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)


Arsenazo III

82310

Ca

Useful for assessing calcium states during liver transplantation surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, or any procedure requiring rapid transfusion of whole blood in neonates and critically ill patients. Also useful as a second-order test in the evaluation of patients with abnormal calcium values.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1) Separator ONLY


SEND UNOPENED TUBE Refrigerated. Collect SUN-THURS only!

REFRIGERATE (48 Hours) UNOPENED

4 Days

Ion Selective Electrode

82330

Ionized Ca, Free Calcium, Ca Ionized, Calcium Ionized
48404
Stool

Useful for evaluation of patients suspected of having a gastrointestinal inflammatory process and distinguishing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) when used in conjunction with other diagnostic modalities, including endoscopy, histology, and imaging.

Stool

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (11 Days)

9 Days

Immunoassay

83993

Useful for evaluating patients' response to ovarian cancer therapy and Predicting recurrent ovarian cancer. Not useful for cancer detection screening in the normal population.

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).


REFRIGERATE (72 Hours)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

86304

CA125, Carbohydrate Antigen 125, OV Monitor, Ovarian Cancer-Related Antibodies, Cancer Ag 125, CA 125

Aides in managing breast cancer patients when used in conjunction with clinical information and other diagnostic procedures. Serial testing can assist in early detection of disease recurrence in previously treated stage II and III breast cancer patients. Also useful for monitoring response to therapy in metastatic breast cancer patients

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).

Dietary Restrictions: Avoid Biotin (B7) for 12 HR Prior

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

86300-90

CA 15-3, CA153, MUC-1, Mucin-Like Carcinoma-Associated Antigen

Useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms. May also be used to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

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).


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

6 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

86628 x3

Monilia Albicans Ab

IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms. Testing also may be useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

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).


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

86003

Monilia Albicans

Useful for monitoring therapy, determining compliance, and/or assessing toxicity.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

80156

Carbatrol, Tegretol
48363
Serum

Useful for monitoring carbamazepine (free) therapy in uremic patients, and for monitoring unbound or free carbamazepine levels in patients where the total carbamazepine result is within the therapeutic range but the patient is experiencing side effects.

Serum

Red (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

80157-90

Free Carbamazepine

Potentially useful adjunct for diagnosis and monitoring of pancreatic cancer. May be useful for differentiating patients with cholangiocarcinoma and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) from those with PSC alone.

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).


FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

86301-90

CA 19-9, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9, GI Cancer Antigen

Useful for monitoring colorectal cancer and selected other cancers such as medullary thyroid carcinoma. May be useful in assessing the effectiveness of chemotherapy or radiation treatment, but is not useful in screening the general population for undetected cancers.

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).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

6 Days

Chemiluminescence

82378

CEA. Embryonic Carcinoma Antigen

Testing for cardiolipin (phospholipid) antibodies is indicated in the following clinical situations: Unexplained arterial or venous thrombosis, a history of pregnancy morbidity defined as 1 or more unexplained deaths of a morphologically normal fetus beyond the 10th week of gestation, 1 or more premature births before 34 weeks of gestation caused by severe preeclampsia or placental insufficiency, or 3 or more unexplained, consecutive spontaneous abortions before the 10th week of gestation with no identifiable maternal hormonal or anatomic, or maternal or paternal chromosomal causes. Useful in the presence of an unexplained cutaneous circulatory disturbance (eg, livido reticularis or pyoderma gangrenosum), in the presence of an unexplained cutaneous circulatory disturbance (eg, livido reticularis or pyoderma gangrenosum). Also useful in the presence of a systemic rheumatic disease (especially lupus erythematosus), an unexplained thrombocytopenia or hemolytic anemia, and possible nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis.

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).


REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)

4 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

86147 x2

Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies, Anticardiolipin Antibodies, Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Cardiolip, Phospholip, Phospholipid Antibodies

Useful for the evaluation of patients with suspected antiphospholipid syndrome by identification of phospholipid antibodies.

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).


REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)

4 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

86147 x3

Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies, Anticardiolipin Antibodies, Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Cardiolip, Phospholip, Phospholipid Antibodies

Useful in the evaluation of patients with a clinical suspicion of a wide range of conditions including organic acidemias, fatty acid oxidation disorders, and primary carnitine deficiency.

Plasma

Green (1) Sodium OR Lithium Heparin

Plastic Transport Vial

0.5 mL

Serum

Red (1)

Centrifuge and aliquot plasma into plastic transport vial within 2 hours of collection and freeze promptly. Submit frozen plasma in plastic transport vial.

CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (1 Month) CRITICAL

8 Days

Tandem Mass Spectrometry

82379

L-Carnitine, Carnitine Free and Total
48353
Serum

Useful to confirm the diagnosis of carotenoderma and to detect fat malabsorption. Depressed carotene levels may be found in cases of steatorrhea.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


CRITICAL FROZEN, PROTECT FROM LIGHT, PFL (Pour off using Amber Vial)

FREEZE (14 Days) PFL (Pour off using Amber Vial)

8 Days

Colorimetric

82380

Beta Carotene

Useful as an auxiliary test to fractionated plasma and urine metanephrine measurements in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. Also used as an auxiliary test to urine vanillylmandelic acid and homovanillic acid determination in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with neuroblastoma and related tumors.

Urine

24 Hour Urine Jug (1)



None

None


Avoid drugs that hinder metabolism of epinephrine or dopamine for at least 1 week prior to draw, if possible.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

5 Days

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

82384-90

Adrenaline, Catecholamine Fractionation, Catecholamines, Dopamine, Epinephrine, Noradrenaline, Norepinephrine, Pressor Amines

Useful in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, as an auxiliary test to fractionated plasma and urine metanephrine measurements (plasma metanephrine is the preferred test for this diagnosis), in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with neuroblastoma and related tumors, as an auxiliary test to urine vanillylmandelic acid and homovanillic acid measurements, and in the evaluation of patients with autonomic dysfunction or failure or autonomic neuropathy.

Plasma

Green (2) Sodium Heparin ICED CRITICAL FROZEN



None

None


Draw in chilled vacutainer and place immediately into ice bath. Send 4.0 mL plasma CRITICAL FROZEN in two vials.

FREEZE (30 Days)

8 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography with Electrochemical Detection

82384

Adrenaline, Pharmacy Catecholamine Fractionation, Unconjugated Catecholamines, Dopamine, Epinephrine, Noradrenaline, Norepinephrine, Pheochromocytoma, Pressor Amines
48015
Plasma

Useful as a screening tool to confirm a hematologic disorder, detection of an unsuspected hematologic disorder, and/or to monitor effects of radiation or chemotherapy.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)


Photometry and hemoglobinometry, VCS

85025

CBC, Complete Blood Count, Cell Indices, HCT, Hematocrit, Hemoglobin, Indices, Leukocyte Count, MCHC, MCV, Platelet Count, Platelets, RBC Sizing
48382
Plasma

Useful as a screening tool to confirm a hematologic disorder, detection of an unsuspected hematologic disorder, and/or to monitor effects of radiation or chemotherapy.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)


Photometry and hemoglobinometry

85025

CBC, Complete Blood Count, Cell Indices, HCT, Hematocrit, Hemoglobin, Indices, Leukocyte Count, MCHC, MCV, Platelet Count, Platelets, RBC Sizing
48074
Serum

Useful for evaluating patients suspected of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and for differentiating RA from other connective tissue diseases that may present with arthritis.

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).


REFRIGERATE (21 Days)

4 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

86200

Anti Citrullinated Antibody, Anti Citrulline, Anti-CCP (Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide), Anti-Citrullinated Ab, Anti-Citrullinated Antibody, Anti-Citrulline Antibody, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP), Citrullinated Ab, Citrullinated Antibody

Useful in serial monitoring of CD4 T cell count in HIV-positive patients, for follow-up and diagnostic evaluation of primary cellular immunodeficiencies (including severe combined immunodeficiency), for T-cell immune monitoring following immunosuppressive therapy for transplantation, autoimmunity, and other immunological conditions where such treatment is utilized. Also used in the assessment of T-cell immune reconstitution post hematopoietic cell transplantation, and in early screening of gross quantitative anomalies in T cells in infection or malignancies.

Whole Blood

EDTA (2)



None

None


Send 4.0 mL whole blood within 24 HR of draw. Serial monitoring draws should be performed at same time of day.

RT (72 Hours)

3 Days

Flow Cytometry, Single Platform

86359, 86360

CD4 Count, Immune Competence, Immune Status, Quantitative CD4, T Cell(s), T-Cell(s), T Lymphocyte Surface Markers, T-Cell Surface Markers, T-Helper, AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
48572
Whole Blood

Useful for determining ratio of CD4 to CD8 cells to evaluate immune strength and predict infection in HIV, leukemia, aplastic anemia, MS, myasthenia graves, and Hodgkin diseases.

Whole Blood

EDTA (2)



None

None


Send 4.0 mL whole blood. Collect MON-THURS only, do not send Friday.

RT (72 Hours)

4 Days

Flow Cytometry

86360

CD4 Count, CD8 Count, Helper Suppressor Ratio, Immune Competence, Immune Status, Immunodeficiency Panel, Quantitative CD4 and CD8, T Cell(s), T-Cell(s), T Lymphocyte Surface Markers, T-Cell Surface Markers, T-Helper/T-Suppressor, T4/T8 Helper Suppressor Ratio, AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

Useful for evaluating patients suspected of having celiac disease, including patients with compatible symptoms, patients with atypical symptoms, and individuals at increased risk (family history, previous diagnosis with associated disease, positivity for DQ2 and/or DQ8).

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).

See Mayo site for ordering restrictions.

REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

7 Days

Nephelometry

82784, 86255, 83516 x4

Anti-Endomysial Antibody, Antiendomysial Antibody, Antimesothelial Antibody, Celiac Disease, Coeliac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, EA, EMA, Failure to Thrive, Gamma-Globulins, Gliadin Antibodies, Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy, Immunofluorescence Antibodies, Malabsorption, Soft-CDSP, Sprue, Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG) Ab, Gluten Panel

Useful in evaluating patients with clinical signs and symptoms compatible with systemic sclerosis including skin involvement, Raynaud phenomenon, and arthralgias. Useful in aiding in the diagnosis of calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis (CREST) 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).


REFRIGERATE (21 Days)

4 Days

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

83516

ACA, Anticentromere Antibodies, Centromere Antibodies, Centromere Autoantibodies, CREST, HEp-2, Scleroderma Antibodies, Centromere Antibody, Anti-Centromere Antibodies

Useful for investigation of patients with possible Wilson disease.

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)

4 Days

Nephelometry

82390

Copper Oxidase, Ferroxidase, Kayser-Fleischer Ring, Wilson's Disease

Useful for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Urine

Sterile Container (1)



None

None






87491, 87591
48076
Serum

Useful for evaluation of water, electrolyte, and acid-base status

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1) Lithium Heparin

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)


Potentiometric, Indirect Ion-Selective Electrode

82435

Cl
48077
Serum

Useful in the evaluation of cardiovascular risk

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).

Fasting Required (12 HR)

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Chemiluminescence

82465

Lipid
48415
Whole Blood

Useful to determine if you have been exposed to and/or poisoned by certain organophosphate chemicals found in pesticides, to monitor cholinesterase levels if you work with pesticides, or to identify individuals with inherited pseudocholinesterase deficiency before they are given anesthesia with the muscle relaxant succinylcholine. Can also help determine the cause of prolonged apnea after surgical anesthesia.

Whole Blood

EDTA (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

6 Days

Quantitative Enzymatic

82482

Carbamates, Acetylcholinesterase, Insecticide Poisoning, Organo-Phosphate Poisoning, Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), RBC Acetyl Cholinesterase
48461
Serum

Useful as a screening for occupational exposure and monitoring metallic prosthetic implant wear.

Serum

Dark Blue Trace Element (2)



None

None


Avoid vitamin, mineral, or herbal supplements for 1 week prior to draw. USE METAL FREE POUR OFF TUBE.

REFRIGERATE (10 Days)

8 Days

Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

82495

Cr (Chromium)
48402
Serum

Useful for the follow-up or surveillance of patients with known or treated carcinoid tumors, as an adjunct in the diagnosis of carcinoid tumors, as an adjunct in the diagnosis of other neuroendocrine tumors (including pheochromocytomas, medullary thyroid carcinomas, functioning and nonfunctioning islet cell and gastrointestinal amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation tumors, and pituitary adenomas), and as a possible adjunct in outcome prediction and follow-up in advanced prostate cancer

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).


FREEZE (28 Days)

8 Days

Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay

86316
48450
Whole Blood

Useful for diagnosis of congenital chromosome abnormalities, including aneuploidy, structural abnormalities, and balanced rearrangements

Whole Blood

Green (1) Sodium Heparin



None

None



RT

11 Days

Cell Culture with Mitogens followed by Chromosome Analysis

88230, 88280, 88283, 88285, 88262 x3

Ambiguous genitalia, chromosome analysis, Chromosomes, Congenital karyotype analysis, Constitutional Study, Familial chromosome abnormality, Karyotype, Klinefelter Syndrome, PUBS, Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome), Trisomy 18 (Edward Syndrome), Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome), Turner Syndrome, multiple miscarriages
48259
Serum

Useful in diagnosis of heart attack, finding the cause of chest pain, or finding out how much heart or muscle tissue has been damaged. Can also determine whether you carry the gene for muscular dystrophy including dermatomyositis, polymyositis, malignant hyperthermia, and other conditions that may cause muscle breakdown.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Pour Off Within 4HR

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

6 Days

Electrophoresis/Spectrophotometry

82550, 82552

CK (Creatine Kinase), CK Isoenzyme Electrophoresis, CK Macro, CK-BB, CK-MM, CPK (Creatine Phosphokinase), Isoenzyme of Creatine Kinase, Macro CK, Macro Creatine Kinase, Mitochondrial Creatine Kinase, CPK Isoenzyme Electrophoresis

Useful in confirmation of the detection of Methadone in urine through GC/MS.

Urine

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

80358

Methadone, Dolophine, EDDP, 2-Ethylidene-1 5-Dimethyl-3 3-Diphenylpyrrolidine
48573
Serum

Useful in assessing patient compliance, monitoring for appropriate therapeutic level, and assessing clonazepam toxicity.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

80346

Klonopin, Rivotril, 7-Aminoclonazepam
48078
Stool

Clostridium difficile culture provides an isolate suitable for antimicrobial susceptibility testing.

Stool

Cary Blair STL (1) Green



None

None



RT (72 Hours)


rapid membrane enzyme immunoassay

87324

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea, C. difficile, Antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis, Clostridium, Clostridioides

Useful for the rapid diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) and pseudomembranous colitis (PMC)

Stool

Cary Blair STL (1) Green



None

None



RT (7 Days)

3 Days

Real-Time PCR using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

87493

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea, C. difficile, Antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis, Clostridium, Clostridioides
48373
Serum

Useful in monitoring patient compliance and as an aid to achieving desired plasma levels.

Serum

Red (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

80159

Clozaril
48079
Serum

Useful for the diagnosis and treatment of acid-base imbalance in respiratory and metabolic systems

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)


Photometric/Enzymatic

82374

Carbon Dioxide

Useful for diagnosing deficiencies, particularly hemophilia B (Christmas disease), assessing the impact of liver disease on hemostasis, and investigation of a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85250

Factor IX Activity Assay, Hemophilia B, Factor IX, Factor 9

Useful for diagnosing congenital deficiencies of coagulation factor V, investigation of prolonged prothrombin time or activated partial thromboplastin time, and evaluating acquired deficiencies associated with liver disease, factor V inhibitors, myeloproliferative disorders, and intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85220

Factor V Activity, Factor 5

Useful for diagnosing congenital deficiency of coagulation factor VII and evaluating acquired deficiencies associated with liver disease, oral anticoagulant therapy, and vitamin K deficiency. Also useful for determining degree of anticoagulation with warfarin to correlate with level of protein C, and for investigation of a prolonged prothrombin time.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85230

Coagulation Factor VII Assay, FACTOR VII ACTIVITY, Prothrombin, Factor VII, Factor 7

Useful in the diagnosing hemophilia A, the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease when measured with the von Willebrand factor (VWF) antigen and VWF activity, and the diagnosing acquired deficiency states. Also useful in the investigation of prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time, and in monitoring infusions of factor VIII replacement during interventional procedures and prophylactic infusions.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85240

Coagulation Factor VIII Activity Assay, Factor VIII Activity Assay, Hemophilia A, Factor VIII, Factor 8

Useful for diagnosing deficiency of coagulation factor X (congenital or acquired), in evaluating hemostatic function in liver disease, and in the investigation of prolonged prothrombin time or activated partial thromboplastin time.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85260

Factor X Activity Assay, Factor X, Factor 10

Useful in diagnosing deficiency of coagulation factor XI, and investigation of prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85270

Factor XI Activity Assay. F11, Factor XI, Factor 11

Useful for diagnosing deficiency of coagulation factor XII, and for determining cause of prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time.

Plasma

Lt. Blue (1)



None

None

Centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Using a pipette, aliquot all available plasma into a plastic transport vial. Centrifuge transport vial again and pipette all but the bottom 0.25 mL of plasma into a seperate transport vial and freeze. Must be dedicated specimen.

PT must not be on Coumadin or heparin therapy. Spin x2 and pour off within 4 HR of collection. CRITICAL FROZEN.

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Optical Clot-Based

85280

Coagulation Factor XII Activity Assay, Factor XII, Factor 12
48459
Serum

Useful for detecting cobalt toxicity and monitoring metallic prosthetic implant wear.

Serum

Dark Blue Trace Element (1)



Plasma

Dark Blue EDTA (1)

Invert tube 10 times immediately post-draw. Within 2 hours of draw, centrifuge collection tube for 15 minutes to seperate plasma from red cells. Without using a pipette, gently pour-off all possible plasma into a metal-free transport vial. Leave ambient at room temperature.

Discontinue vitamin, mineral, herbal supplements, and an non-essential medications prior to draw. USE METAL FREE POUR OFF TUBE.

RT

9 Days

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry

83018

Co
48016
Urine

Useful for confirmation of Cocaine use through GC/MS.

Urine

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

80353, G0480

Benzoylecgonine (Cocaine Metabolite), Coke, Crack

Useful in the diagnosis of Coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley Fever.

Serum

SST (1)


2 mL

None

Red (1)



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

8 Days

Complement Fixation/Immunodiffusion/Enzyme Immunoassay

86635 x 4

Coccidiodes, Coccidioidomycosis, Valley Fever, San Joaquin Valley Fever

Useful when used to evaluate or monitor the rate of bone formation and resorption. It is a useful tool to detect the presence of Paget disease and monitor the progress of osteoporosis. Typically ordered when there could be the presence of a metabolic bone disease.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)


CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (3 Months)

6 Days

Chemiluminescence

82523

Useful when assessing disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and/or investigating an undetectable total complement (CH50) level.

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 (8 Days)

4 Days

Nephelometry

86160

3rd Component of Complement, C3 COMP, C3, Third Component of Complement

Useful when investigating an undetectable total complement (CH50), confirming hereditary angioedema (with low C1 inhibitor), and for assessing disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus, proliferative glomerulonephritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia.

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 (8 Days)

4 Days

Nephelometry

86160

4th Component of Complement, C4, Fourth Component of Complement, Hereditary Angioedema Panel
48458
Serum

Useful for detection of individuals with an ongoing immune process and used as a first-order screening test for congenital complement deficiencies.

Serum

Red (1)



None

None


CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (14 Days)

5 Days

Turbidimetric

86162

Total Compliment

Broad screening tool to evaluate organ function and check for conditions such as diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease. Used to monitor known conditions, such as hypertension, and to monitor people taking specific medications for any kidney or liver-related side effects.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1) Lithium Heparin

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).

Fasting Preferred (12 HR)

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Various (See individual test methodology)

80053

CMP, Chemistry Panel, Chemistry Screen

Broad screening tool to evaluate organ function and check for conditions such as diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease. Used to monitor known conditions, such as hypertension, and to monitor people taking specific medications for any kidney or liver-related side effects.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1) Lithium Heparin

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).

Fasting Preferred (12 HR)

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Various (See individual test methodology)

80053

CMPC, CMP with calcs, Chemistry Panel with Calculations, Chemistry Screen with Calculations
48466
Serum

Useful for the diagnosis of Wilson Disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, and/or primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Serum

Dark Blue Trace Element (1)



None

None


Pour off within 2 hours. USE METAL FREE POUR OFF TUBE.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

6 Days

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

82525

Cu, Kaiser Fleischer Ring, Wilson's Disease
48242
Serum

Useful when discriminating between primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency and in the differential diagnosis of Cushing 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).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

5 Days

Immunoassay

82533

Corticosteroids, Cortrosyn Stimulation Test, Dexamethasone Suppression Test, Diurnal Corticoids, Compound F, 8545

The preferred screening test for Cushing Syndrome. Useful in the diagnosis of pseudo-hyperaldosteronism due to excessive licorice consumption. Assists in the diagnosis of acquired or inherited abnormalities of 11-beta-hydroxy steroid dehydrogenase. This test has limited usefulness in the evalution of adrenal insufficiency.

Urine

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



FREEZE (28 Days)

6 Days

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

82530

Free Urinary Cortisol, Cortisol Random Urine, Free Cortisol, 24 Hour Urine Cortisol
48412
Saliva

Screening for and diagnosis of Cushing syndrome in patients presenting with symptoms or signs suggestive of the disease.

Saliva

SUPERSAL Saliva Kit (1)



None

None


Do not eat, drink, smoke or use oral hygiene products for 30 MIN prior to collection.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

11 Days

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

82530

Nighttime Salivary Cortisol, Salivary Cortisol, Salivary Cushings, Salivary Hydrocortisone
48252
Serum

Useful in a diagnostic workup of hypoglycemia through diagnosis of factitious hypoglycemia due to surreptitious administration of insulin, in the evaluation of possible insulinoma, and as a surrogate measurement for the absence or presence of physiological suppressibility of endogenous insulin secretion during diagnostic insulin-induced hypoglycemia (C-peptide suppression test). Also useful for assessing insulin secretory reserve in diabetic patients who either have insulin autoantibodies or who are receiving insulin therapy.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Pour Off and Freeze Within 1 HR

FREEZE (14 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

84681

C-PEP, Connecting Peptide of Insulin, C Peptide
48083
Serum

Creatine kinase is utilized in the diagnosis and monitoring of myocardial infarction and myopathies such as the progressive Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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)



82550

CK, CPK, Creatine Phosphokinase

Useful in the risk assessment for developing myocardial infarction in patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes, and in the risk assessment for developing cardiovascular disease or ischemic events in individuals who do not manifest the disease at present.

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).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Turbidimetric/Immunoturbidimetric

86141

C Reactive Protein Cardiac, C Reactive Protein High Sensitivity, C-Reactive Protein Cardio, C-Reactive Protein Sensitive, CRP Cardiac, CRP Highly Sensitive, CRP Ultra-Sensitive, Sensitive C-Reactive Protein, Ultra-Sensitive C-Reactive Protein, CRPC, HSCRP
48018
Serum

Useful for estimation of glomerular filtration rate.

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)


Kinetic Alkaline Picrate

82565

Krebiozen
48085
Serum

Useful for detecting systemic inflammatory processes, for detecting infection and assessing response to antibiotic treatment of bacterial infections, and for differentiating between active and inactive disease forms with concurrent infection.

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).


REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


Turbidimetric/Immunoturbidimetric

86140

C-Reactive Protein, CRP
48381
Serum

Useful for evaluating cryoglobulins in patients with vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, and lymphoproliferative diseases, and in evaluating patients with macroglobulinemia or myeloma in whom symptoms occur with cold exposure.

Serum

Red (1) Clot in Warm Water



None

None


Allow sample to clot in warm water before serum is spun and separated from cells.

REFRIGERATE

11 Days

Precipitation

82595, 82585
48086
Stool

Useful when establishing the diagnosis of intestinal cryptosporidiosis.

Stool

SAF STL (1) Orange



None

None



RT (2 Months)


Chromatographic Immunoassay

87328

Cryptosporidium Ag, Cryptosporidium Antigen
48462
Various

Crystal analysis of various origin.

Various

Swab (1)



None

None



RT



89060

Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals, Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate (CPPD), Cholesterol Crystals, Crystal Identification, Gout, Monosodium Urates, Pseudogout, Pseudogout Crystals, Pyrophosphate Crystals, Urate Crystals
48465
CSF

Looks for bacteria, fungi, and viruses in the cerebrospinal fluid that moves in the space around the spinal cord.

CSF

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE


Routine Culture

87070, 87205, 87077, 87186, 87185, 87077-59, 87186-59

Spinal Fluid Culture

Looks for bacteria, fungi, and viruses in the cerebrospinal fluid that moves in the space around the spinal cord.

CSF

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE



87070, 87077, 87186, 87185, 87077-59, 87186-59

Spinal Fluid Culture
48464
CSF

Measures blood cell count in cerebral spinal fluid.

CSF

Sterile Container (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE



89051

Spinal Fluid Count
48087
Plasma

Useful for predicting myocardial events such as heart attack or stroke.

Plasma

Green (1)



Serum

SST (1)



FREEZE (30 Days)


Immunoassay

84484

Troponin, Troponin I
48467
Whole Blood

Useful for monitoring whole blood cyclosporine concentration during therapy (particularly in individuals coadministered CYP3A4 substrates, inhibitors, or inducers), for adjusting dose to optimize immunosuppression while minimizing toxicity, and fort evaluating patient compliance.

Whole Blood

EDTA (1)



None

None


Draw immediately before scheduled dose. DO NOT centrifuge. Send in original collection tube.

REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

2 Days

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS)

80458

CSA Level, Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune

Aiding in the diagnosis of acute or past infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV) and determination of prior exposure to CMV.

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).


REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)

4 Days

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

86644, 86645

CMV, Cytomegalo Inclusion Disease (CMID), Torch IgM IgG

Aiding in the diagnosis of acute infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV).

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).


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

4 Days

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

86645

CMV, Torch IgM

Useful for the detection and quantification of cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia, and for monitoring CMV disease progression and response to antiviral therapy.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None


DEDICATED SPECIMEN REQUIRED. Centrifuge and separate within 24 hours.

REFRIGERATE (5 Days)

4 Days

PCR

87497

Cytomegalovirus detection by PCR, CMV by PCR, CMV DNA Quant, CMV Viral Load

 

Determining whether a patient (especially transplant recipients, organ, and blood donors) has had a recent infection or previous exposure to cytomegalovirus.

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).


REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)

4 Days

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

86644

CMV, Torch IgG
48400
Plasma

Useful for rapid qualitative detection of cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA and not intended for the monitoring of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease progression.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

3 Days

Real-Time PCR

87496

CMV PCR, LightCycler CMV, CMV Detection by Real-Time PCR

Useful for evaluating patients suspected of having autoimmune vasculitis (both Wegener granulomatosis [WG] and microscopic polyangiitis). May be useful for monitoring treatment response in patients with WG (systemic or organ-limited disease); increasing titer suggests relapse of disease, while a decreasing titer suggests successful treatment.

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).


REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

5 Days

Indirect Immunofluorescence

86255, 86256

ACPA (Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies), ANCA (Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies), ANCA (Wegener's), Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Ab Test, Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies, Anticytoplasmic Antibody, Anticytoplasmic Autoantibodies, Autoantibodies to Proteinase 3, c-ANCA, cANCA, Cytoplasmic Antibody, MPO (Myeloperoxidase Antibodies), Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies, P-ANCA, pANCA, Perinuclear anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, Perinuclear Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody, PR3 (Proteinase 3) Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies, Wegener's Disease, Wegener's Granulomatosis