TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FLALA    
Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (Endotoxin)

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If additional specimen dilutions are required to obtain an accurate result, up to 3 additional dilutions could be performed.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

5 mL aqueous solution used in patient management. Send solution frozen in non-pyrogenic, plastic container.

 

Note:

  1. Submit name of aqueous solution, and the diluent if applicable.

  2. Body fluids are not acceptable.

  3. Glass vials are not acceptable.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Glass tubes, body fluids

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesFrozen30 days