Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Single Nucleotide Primer Extension
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Wednesday and Saturday
3-5 mL Whole Blood
Whole blood collected in an EDTA (royal blue-top), sodium heparin (green-top), ACD solution A/B (yellow-top) is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 8 Days; Refrigerated: 8 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Wrong test indication; Wrong specimen type; Blood samples received frozen; Exceeds specimen stability; Less than minimum volume received
5 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.