Breast Cancer Chemistry Panel - Southdale and Ridges

Abbrev Code:BCTR   
Methodology:See individual test listings
Test Includes:Alkaline phosphatase, AST, bilirubin (total), calcium, creatinine, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH).
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel)
Collection Instructions:Do not allow patient to clench/unclench hand.
Causes for Rejection:Not received in laboratory within 2 hours of collection (4 hours for Home Health specimens).

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature - 3 days
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Ridges, Southdale)


Critical Range:Refer to individual test listings.
Reference Range:Refer to individual test listings.

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