OLIGOSACCHARIDOSES SCREEN, LEUKOCYTES
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole blood, one yellow (ACD solution B) top tube. Also acceptable: One yellow (ACD solution A) top tube.
Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.
Specimens not received in original collection container; Frozen specimens
Ambient (15-30°C): 4 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 6 days; Frozen (at or below-20°C): Unacceptable
For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive within 96 hours of draw to be stabilized.
Enzyme reaction assay followed by Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)
Mayo Medical Laboratory (OLIWB)
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:26 AM
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