CMV T-Cell Immunity Panel - LG6665


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:CMV T Cell
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur only; results are reported within 3-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen must be collected and sent to the reference laboratory on the same day; Mon-Thur by 1500 to meet the 32 hour requirement.
Compliance:

This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood.
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL - pediatric patients only
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect sample Monday - Thursday only after 7 am.
Collection tube must be at least 3/4 full to maintain proper ratio of blood to anticoagulant.
Acceptable pediatric collection tubes include:
  • Three 1 mL tubes completely full (any less will be rejected).
  • Two 2 mL tubes containing a minimum of 1.5 mL of blood in both tubes.
  • One 4 mL tube containing a minimum of 3 mL of blood
Causes for Rejection:Samples received at the testing laboratory greater than 32 hours old or received on a  Saturday. Refrigerated or frozen samples. Under-filled tubes or incorrect anticoagulant.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature to arrive within 32 hours of collection. Protect from temperature extremes. Specimen should be shipped in Viracor-IBT box to protect from temperature extremes. Ship via FedEx with third party billing. Do not ship on Fridays or the day before a holiday.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ViraCor)
Referral Lab number:30360


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