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

Test ID: SCOVT    
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), RNA Detection, ddPCR, Tissue

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Necessary Information

Specimen source is required.

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

Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.

Sources: Lung tissue, sputum (cell block), tracheal aspirate (cell block), bronchoalveolar fluid (cell block), cardiac tissue, brain tissue, kidney tissue, other

 

Preferred:

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Tissue block

Collection Instructions: Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block.

 

Acceptable:

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Slides

Specimen Volume: 5 unstained

Collection Instructions: Submit 5 unstained, non-baked slides with 10-micron thick sections of tissue, preferably along with an Hematoxylin and Eosin slide (not required).

 

Acceptable:

Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Scrolls

Specimen Volume: 5 scrolls

Collection Instructions: Submit 5 scrolls of FFPE tissue cut at 10 microns thick, preferably along with an H&E slide (not required).

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

See Specimen Required

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

Specimens that have been decalcified (all methods)
Specimens that have not been formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded
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
VariesAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated