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

Test ID: HSMP    
Hepatosplenomegaly Panel, Plasma

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma

Advisory Information

This test should not be used for monitoring of patients with confirmed diagnoses. If a physician is requesting testing for monitoring purposes, see:

CTXP / Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis, Plasma

GPSYP / Glucopsychosine, Plasma

OXNP / Oxysterols, Plasma

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

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA)

Acceptable: Sodium heparin, lithium heparin, ACD B

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.3 mL

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Inborn Errors of Metabolism Test Request (T798) with the specimen.

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

0.25 mL

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

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

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
PlasmaFrozen65 days