Biodesix Lung Reflex - LG6562


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Associated Links:

Biodesix Molecular Diagnostics Requisition Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:See Collection Instructions.
Collection Instructions:Biodesix tubes should be the last tubes collected during a blood draw. Collection with a butterfly needle is acceptable, but not recommended.
Tubes must be collected in the following order:
  • 4 mL SST tube (invert 5 times)
  • 10 mL black and tan topped GeneStrat BCT tube with clear liquid (invert 8-10 times)
  • Two 10 mL brick red topped GeneStrat BCT tubes with brown liquid (invert 8-10 times)

Process SST tube within 2 hours of collection. Do not process GeneStrat BCT tubes.
Causes for Rejection:Hemolysed samples; centrifuged GeneStrat BCT samples; incomplete requisition forms.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Send sample to East Bank Core Lab Sendouts for processing within 2 hours of collection or follow instructions below if greater than 2 hours for delivery.
SST Tube:
  • Allow sample to clot upright for 30-80 minutes at room temperature.
  • Centrifuge at 1000-1300 g for 10-15 minutes.
  • Check sample for hemolysis. Hemolyzed samples will have to be redrawn.
  • Transfer 2 drops of serum to each circle on the VeriStrat Serum Card and close card cover.
  • Label card with patient information and insert card with dessicant in sample sleeve.
Do not send SST to testing laboratory. Do not process GeneStrat BCT tubes. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Biodesix)


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