Displaying 17 Tests

Useful for the diagnosis of streptococcal infections.

Swab

Swab (1)



None

None



RT (72 Hours)


Routine Culture

87081, 87084

Vaginal Strep, GBS

Useful for monitoring total valproic acid in therapy, assessing compliance, and evaluating potential toxicity.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Pour off within 2 HR and refrigerate.

REFRIGERATE (14 Days)

8 Days

Immunoassay

80164

Depakote, Divalproex, Valproate, Depakene, Dipropylacetic Acid

Useful for screening children for catecholamine-secreting tumors with a 24-hour urine collection when requesting testing for only vanillylmandelic acid, for supporting a diagnosis of neuroblastoma, and for monitoring patients with a treated neuroblastoma.

Urine

24 Hour Urine Jug (1)



None

None


Discontinue L-dopa 24 HR before collection.

REFRIGERATE (28 Days)

5 Days

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

84585

3-Methoxy-4-Hydroxymandelic Acid, 4-Hydroxy-3-Methoxymandelic Acid, VMA, Neuroblastoma Profile

Useful in the determination of immune status of individuals to the varicella-zoster virus (VZV) and documentation of previous infection with VZV in an individual without a previous record of immunization to VZV.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Chemiluminescence

86787

Chickenpox, Shingles, VZV, Herpes Zoster Antibodies, Varicella-Zoster Immune Status, Varicella-Zoster Antibody Screen

Useful for diagnosing acute-phase infection with varicella-zoster virus.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None



REFRIGERATE (48 Hours)

5 Days

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

86787

Chickenpox, Shingles, VZV, Herpes Zoster Antibodies, Varicella-Zoster Immune Status, Varicella-Zoster Antibody Screen

Useful for the rapid (qualitative) detection of varicella-zoster virus DNA in clinical specimens for laboratory diagnosis of disease due to the virus.

Various

Varies (1)



None

None


Specimen source is required.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

4 Days

Real-Time PCR/DNA Probe Hybridization

87798

Chickenpox, Shingles, VZV, Herpes Zoster Antibodies, Varicella-Zoster Immune Status, Varicella-Zoster Antibody Screen, VZV Dermal

Measures the amount of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in your blood. VEGF is a substance that helps encourage the growth of new blood vessels.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



None

None


Immediately after collection, place tube on wet ice. Centrifuge for 10 minutes and freeze plasma within 30 minutes.

FREEZE (21 Days)

9 Days

Electrochemiluminescence

83520

VEGF-Alpha, VEGF-A, Cytokine

Useful for diagnosing viral infections in nonrespiratory specimens.

Various

Varies (1)



None

None


Specimen source is required.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

16 Days

Cell Culture with Shell Vial Assay for Herpes Simplex Virus or Cytomegalovirus

87252, 87176, 87253, 87254

Coxsackie Virus/Echovirus Culture, Herpes 1 and 2 Culture, Viral Isolation, Enterovirus Culture

Useful for diagnosing viral infections in respiratory specimens.

Various

Varies (1)



None

None


Specimen source is required.

REFRIGERATE (7 Days)

16 Days

Cell Culture with Shell Vial Assay for Herpes Simplex Virus or Cytomegalovirus

87252, 87176, 87253, 87254

Adenovirus Culture, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Culture, Enterovirus Culture, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Culture, Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Culture, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Influenza Virus Culture, Parainfluenza Virus Culture
48563
Serum

Useful for diagnosing vitamin A deficiency and toxicity, and for monitoring vitamin A therapy.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Fasting required (12 HR)

REFRIGERATE (28 Days)

6 Days

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

84590

Retinols

Useful for assessment of thiamine deficiency when measuring levels in patients with behavioral changes, eye signs, gait disturbances, delirium, and encephalopathy. Also useful for patients with questionable nutritional status, especially those who appear at risk and who also are being given insulin for hyperglycemia.

Whole Blood

EDTA (1)



None

None


Transfer 2.0 mL whole blood to amber vial and freeze. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. CRITICAL FROZEN. (Pour off using Amber Vial)

FREEZE (2 Months) CRITICAL, PFL

5 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

84425

Thiamin, Thiamin Diphosphate (TDP), Thiamin Pyrophosphate (TPP), Vitamin B1, VITB1, B1
48177
Serum

Useful for the investigation of macrocytic anemia and workup of deficiency seen in megaloblastic anemias.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1) Lithium Heparin WITH GEL



REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


CMIA

82607

CblC, Cobalamin, Cobalamin Cyanocobalamin, Cobalamin Deficiency, B12

Useful for the diagnosis and evaluation of hypophosphatasia or determining the overall success of a vitamin B6 supplementation program.

Plasma

EDTA (1)



Serum

SST (1)


Fasting required (12 HR). PT must not consume alcohol for at least 24 HR prior to collection. Collect infant samples before next feeding. CRITICAL FROZEN. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. (Pour off using Amber Vial)

FREEZE (14 Days) CRITICAL, PFL

5 Days

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

84207

Pyridoxine, B6, VB6
48178
Serum

Useful for the diagnosis of Vitamin D deficiency, differential diagnosis of causes of rickets and osteomalacia, monitoring Vitamin D replacement therapy, and/or diagnosis of hypervitaminosis D.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

Green (1)



REFRIGERATE (7 Days)


CMIA

82306

Vit D, 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy D2, 25-Hydroxy D3, 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol, 25-Hydroxyergocalciferol, 25-OH Vitamin D, Calcidiol, D2, D3, Ergocalciferol, Cholecalciferol, Colecalciferol
48564
Serum

Useful for evaluation of individuals with motor and sensory neuropathies, monitoring vitamin E status of premature infants requiring oxygenation, and for evaluation of persons with intestinal malabsorption of lipids.

Serum

SST (1)



None

None


Fasting required (12 HR). Collect infant samples before next feeding. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. (Pour off using Amber Vial)

REFRIGERATE (44 Days) PFL

6 Days

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

84446

Alpha-tocopherol
48403
Serum

Useful for the assessment of circulating vitamin K concentration.

Serum

SST (1)



Plasma

EDTA (1)


Fasting required (12 HR). PT must not consume alcohol for at least 24 HR prior to collection. CRITICAL FROZEN. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. (Pour off using Amber Vial)

FREEZE (6 Months) CRITICAL, PFL

8 Days

Chromatography

84597

Phylloquinone, Phytonadione, Mephyton, Phytomenadione, Synthex, Konakion
48225
Plasma

Useful fro the detection of deficiency or abnormality of von Willebrand factor (VWF) and related deficiency of factor VIII coagulant activity and Subtyping von Willebrand disease (VWD) as type 1 (most common), type 2 variants (less common), or type 3 (rare).

Plasma

Lt. Blue (2)



None

None


Draw into 2 Lt. BLUE tubes. CRITICAL FROZEN

FREEZE (3 Months) CRITICAL

6 Days

Clotting/Platelet Agglutination/Microlatex Particle-Mediated Immunoassay

85240, 85245, 85246

Coag, Von Willebrand Profile