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

Test ID: FHASQ    
Hepatitis A Qualitative PCR HAV SuperQual

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

Submit only 1 of the following:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a yellow-top (ACD) or purple-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL ACD or EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s). Serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL 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

Specimens other than Plasma, Serum
Anticoagulants other than EDTA, ACD
Hemolysis Mild OK; Gross reject
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA
Other Heparin

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
VariesFrozen