Food Panel to Serolab - FRMC and Range Clinics Only


Sunquest Code:FOODP  
Epic Code:LAB8146Epic Name:Food Panel Adult (Serolab)
Methodology:Hytec Rast
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-3 days. Allow for shipping time to Waco, Texas.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimen. Sample leakage during transport.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow sample to clot at room temperature. Centrifuge and aliquot 3.5 mL; 3 mL minimum, in Serolab aliquot tubes. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Serum is stored for 4 months at Serolab.
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