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Lab Test Dictionary

Serum Storage (Transplant Patient )


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

UCSD Immunogenetics


Epic ID

LAB00285

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-5 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Collect Monday-Friday before 1200. It is not recommended to collect on weekends or holidays. RCH Renal Transplant Coordinator must submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen to lab.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Rejection Criteria

Specimens >1 week old; Hemolyzed

Test Volume Required

3 mL Blood

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Blood

Processing Instructions

DO NOT CENTRIFUGE. Submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen room temp Monday-Friday before 1400. Deliver to UCSD within 24 hours of collection. If specimen is received without a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition, contact RCH Renal Transplant Coordinators at x223215.


Revised

04-13-20

Initials

SL