Real-Time Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Mayo MedIcal Lab
Other Reference Test
3-10 mL Whole Blood (1 mL Whole Blood for Infants)
Avoid hemolysis. Collect Monday-Thursday between 0800-1300 only, for next day delivery. Specimen need to arrive at Mayo within 24 Hours of collection. Must complete Mayo's TREC Assay Patient Information form and submit with specimen.
Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia
10 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood (1mLWhole Blood for Infants)
Send Monday-Thursday only, no weekends or holidays. Specimen needs to arrive at Mayo within 24 Hours of collection. Must include Mayo's TREC Assay Patient Information form completed by the physican. Order in Mayolink. Mayo courier will picks up Monday-Friday.
Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.