Direct DNA Sequencing; Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Quest forwards to Blood Center of Wisconsin
5-14 mL Whole Blood
Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A/B (yellow-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. Pediatric Volume: 0-1 Year: 3 mL; 1-5 Years: 5 mL; 5-10 Years: 7 mL; >10 Years: 14 mL.
Room Temp: 30 Days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Hemolysis; Received room temp >14 Days; Received refrigerated; Receive frozen
14 mL Whole Blood
5 mL Whole Blood
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.