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Test Catalog

Test ID: TYRSC    
Tyrosinemia Follow-Up Panel, Self-Collect, Blood Spot

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole blood

Necessary Information

1. Patient's age is required.

2. Patient’s street address, city, state, zip code, country and home phone are required.

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

Supplies: Blood Spot Collection-Self Collect (T858)

Container/Tube: Blood Spot Self Collection Card

Specimen Volume: 2 Blood spots

Additional Information:

1. Order test each time the patient is to collect a dried blood specimen at home and mail the specimen directly to Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

2. Order should be placed a minimum of 3 days prior to desired date of collection.

3. Enter patient’s address information for each order created, including street address, city, state abbreviation, zip code, country, and home phone number.

4. For each order, the Blood Spot Collection-Self Collect kit will be mailed directly to the patient for self-collection.

5. See Dried Blood Spot Collection Tutorial for how to collect blood spots: https://vimeo.com/508490782 

 

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

1 Blood spot

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

Blood spot specimen that shows serum rings or has multiple layers Reject
Insufficient specimen Reject
Unapproved filter papers Reject

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
Whole bloodAmbient (preferred)90 daysFILTER PAPER
 Frozen 90 daysFILTER PAPER
 Refrigerated 90 daysFILTER PAPER