Other Reference Test
Use sterile, nonbacteriostatic saline to prevent drying. Source/site is required.
Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Nonsterile or leaking containers; Dry specimens; formalized specimens
Complete a UCSD Microbiology/Virology requisition and submit with specimen room temp same day as collected within 24 hours. Call TForce with a "Rush" pick-up and deliver to the CALM Lab.