Flow Cytomoetry; FISH
Johns Hopkins Genomics-Molecular Diagnostics
(Two-Three) 8.5 mL Whole Blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) tube (Preferred)
Yellow (ACD), Soultion A
Collect Monday-Thursday 0800-1300 only, no weekend or holiday. Blood collected in an ACD Solution (yellow-top) tubes needs to be filled with the exact volume of 8.5 mL in each tube. For infants and children collected at least 3 mL Whole blood in and EDTA (lavender-top) tube.
Room Temp: 48 Hours (24 Hours for EDTA Whole Blood); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
18 mL Whole Blood
12 mL Whole Blood (3 mL Whole Blood for infants and children)
Submit completed Johns Hopkins Molecular Diagnostics requisition with specimen room temp the same day as collected Monday-Thursday only, no weekends or holidays.
Insurance authorization required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients.