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Millennium Code: Rfx22
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Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
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Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
(5-HIAA) 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid 24 Hour Urine
Millennium Code: Misc Reference
Specimen Type: 24 Hour Urine Container
Lab Sample Type: Urine
Optimum Tube Size: 10 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 5 mL
Testing Site: Quest 39625 or LabCorp 004069
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-800-336-3718 (Quest) or 757-420-2883(Labcorp)
Special Handling: Keep urine refrigeratd during collection. Patient should avoid food high in indoles: avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple and eggplant. Patient should also avoid tobacco, tea and coffee three days prior to specimen collection. Quest: Collect 24-hour urine with 25 mL 6N HCl to maintain a pH =3. If no preservative is used, specimen must be stored refrigerated during collection but shipped frozen and pH must be <=6. Specify on urine container the total 24-hour urine volume. Labcorp: Plastic urine container, no preservative
Storage Temp: Refrig
Specimen Stability: 30 days Quest, 14 days LabCorp
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
(GAGS), Blood Mucopolysaccharidosis, Blood (MPSWB)
Millennium Code: Blood GAGS
Specimen Type: Whole Blood, EDTA, Lav
Lab Sample Type: Whole blood, EDTA Lav top
Optimum Tube Size: 2.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 0.5 mL
Testing Site: Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-800-533-1710
Special Handling: Mayo test name - Mucopolysaccharidosis, Blood (MPSWB). Specimen Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Specimen Stability: 7 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
(IDUA) Alpha-iduronidase enzyme w/ reflex- Lantern Project
Millennium Code: RevityIDUA
Specimen Type: EDTA Lavender Top
Lab Sample Type: Whole Blood
Optimum Tube Size: 3.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 2.0 mL
Testing Site: Revvity Omics (Perkin Elmer Lantern Project)
Testing Site Phone Number: 866-354-2910
Special Handling: SAN010 > SAN011 Alpha-iduronidase enzyme assay with reflex to IDUA sequencing. *** Children <2 years (minimum 2 to 3 mL EDTA). Children >2 years (minimum 3 to 5 mL EDTA). Older children and adults (minimum 5 to 10 mL EDTA). ***Ship overnight at room temperature ensuring receipt within 5-days of collection. Store at room temp, do not refrigerate or freeze. ***Clotted specimens not acceptable.
Storage Temp: Room Temp
Specimen Stability: 5 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
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(IDUAW) Alpha-L-Iduronidase, Leukocytes
Millennium Code: IDUA
Specimen Type: EDTA Lavender Top
Lab Sample Type: Whole blood
Optimum Tube Size: 3.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 2.0 mL
Testing Site: Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Test ID: IDUAW
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-800-533-1710
Special Handling: Mayo test code IDUAW. Specimen Minimum Volume: 2 mL. (Mayo will accept 4 microtainers - 0.5 mL each) They must equal 2.0 mL AND not be clotted). They will combine the tubes at Mayo.
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Specimen Stability: 7 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
(PT) Prothrombin Time with INR
Millennium Code: PT
Specimen Type: Blue Top
Lab Sample Type: Plasma
Optimum Tube Size: 2.7 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 1.8 mL
Testing Site: CHKD Hemostasis Dept.
Testing Site Phone Number: 668-9706
Special Handling: Short draws, hemolyzed specimens, or clotted tubes are not acceptable specimens. Do not store at 2-8*C. CHKD OFFSITE LOCATIONS: Process and send samples frozen. Must be completely frozen before placing in frozen transpak.
Storage Temp: Room Temp or Frozen
Specimen Stability: 8 hours at room temp if tightly capped or frozen up to 1 month if testing is delayed
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Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
11-Deoxycortisol (Compound S)
Millennium Code: 11-Deoxycort
Specimen Type: Red Top
Lab Sample Type: Serum
Optimum Tube Size: 2.8 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 0.7 mL
Testing Site: Quest and LabCorp
Testing Site Phone Number: Quest 800-3363718 and LabCorp 800-762-434
Special Handling: SST tubes are unacceptable for Quest. LabCorp will accept a gold top. Alternate Specimen(s): Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top), or EDTA (royal blue-top), or Sodium heparin (green-top) Patient Preparation: An early morning specimen is preferred. Test codes: Quest 30543 and LabCorp 500550
Storage Temp: Frozen
Specimen Stability: 28 Days
Reference Lab #: 8-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids, 24-hr Urine
Millennium Code: Misc Reference
Specimen Type: 24-Hour Urine Container
Lab Sample Type: Urine
Optimum Tube Size: 12.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 12.0 mL
Testing Site: ARUP Laboratories Test ID: 0070490
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-800-522-2787
Special Handling: Includes Urine Creatinine. Collect: 24-hour urine. Refrigerated during collection. Also acceptable: Random urine. Freeze within 15 minutes of collection, preservative not required. Reported as mg/L, no reference interval provided. Specimen Preparation: Transfer 12 mL aliquot of urine from a well-mixed 24-hour collection to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. Also acceptable: Specimens refrigerated with preservatives are acceptable. Sample pH must be 5.0 - 7.0. Mix well, add 1 g boric acid/100 mL urine, adjust pH (with boric acid) to 5.0-7.0 and freeze. Record total volume, collection time, and pH on transport tube and test request form. Random specimens without preservative are acceptable if frozen within 15 minutes of collection. Quest no longer performs test - 06-16-2021
Storage Temp: frozen
Specimen Stability: 1 month
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
17-Hydroxypregnenolone
Millennium Code: 17OH-Pregnenol
Specimen Type: Red Top
Lab Sample Type: Serum
Optimum Tube Size: 2.8 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 2.8 mL
Testing Site: Quest 8352 or LabCorp 140715
Testing Site Phone Number: 668-7260 - CHKD Reference
Special Handling: SST tubes are unacceptable for Quest. LabCorp will also accept gold and lavender.
Storage Temp: frozen
Specimen Stability: 28 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
17-Hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP)
Millennium Code: 17OH-Progester
Specimen Type: Red Top or EDTA Lavender top
Lab Sample Type: Serum or EDTA plasma
Optimum Tube Size: 2.5 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 2.5 mL
Testing Site: Quest 17180 and Labcorp 70085
Testing Site Phone Number: 668-7260 - CHKD Reference
Special Handling: SST tubes are unacceptable at Quest. LabCorp will also accept gold and lavender.
Storage Temp: Refrig
Specimen Stability: 7 days
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Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
2,3 Dinor 11 Beta-Prostaglandin F2 Alpha, Urine
Millennium Code: Misc Ref
Specimen Type: Urine - Random or 24hr
Lab Sample Type: Urine
Optimum Tube Size: 5.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 5.0 mL
Testing Site: Mayo Clinic Laboratories via Quest or Labcorp
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-800-533-1710
Special Handling: No preservative preferred Quest test code: 10041(Random) 10109(24HR) . Mayo: 23BPT (24hr) or 23BPR (Random)
Storage Temp: Frozen
Specimen Stability: 30 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
21 Hydroxylase Antibody
Millennium Code: Misc Reference
Specimen Type: Red Top or gold top
Lab Sample Type: Serum
Optimum Tube Size: 2.8 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 1.5 mL
Testing Site: Quest test code: 39226 LabCorp/Esoterix 504805
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Storage Temp: Refrig
Specimen Stability: 14 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
Interfering Substance: If the result obtained does not reflect the clinical picture of the patient consider that there may be an interfering substance.
21-Deoxycortisol
Millennium Code: Misc Ref
Specimen Type: red/gold or
Lab Sample Type: serum
Optimum Tube Size: 2.0 mL
Minimum Tube Size: 1.5 mL
Testing Site: Labcorp (test code: 504045)
Testing Site Phone Number: 1-757-420-2883
Special Handling: Collection: Serum must be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Submit serum in a plastic transport tube.
Storage Temp: Frozen
Specimen Stability: 14 days
Reference Lab #: 668-7260
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4plex PCR
Millennium Code: 4plex PCR
Specimen Type: Nasopharyngeal swab in 3 ml VTM
Lab Sample Type: NP swab in VTM
Optimum Tube Size: 3mL
Minimum Tube Size: 3mL
Testing Site: CHKD Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Testing Site Phone Number: 757-668-7268
Special Handling: NP swab may be sent in-house labeled and placed in paper sheath. If swab can not be delivered to the Molecular Diagnostics Lab with in 1 hour of collection, the Nasopharyngeal swab must be placed in 3mL of Viral Transport or M4 Medium. Swabs not in correct transport medium that exceed 1 hour will be rejected. Any source other than Nasopharyngeal swab will be rejected. Please obtain collection supplies from Laboratory Outreach by emailing Michelle Pfeiffer. Turn around time is 24 hours for routine patient testing.
Storage Temp: 2-8°C, 15-30°C
Specimen Stability: 2-8°C 7 Days , 48 hours 15-30°C
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