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Test Catalog

Test ID: FHAM    
Human Anti-mouse Antibody (HAMA)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum Red

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

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

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

0.5 mL

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

Hemolysis Mild OK; Gross OK
Lipemia Mild OK; Gross reject
Icterus NA
Other SST (serum separator tube)

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
Serum RedFrozen90 days