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

Test ID: FFCAH    
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Pediatric Profile 6, Comprehensive Screen

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

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red

Specimen Volume: 3.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and separate within 1 hour of collection and send 3.5 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial.

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

2 mL NOTE: Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.

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

Specimens other than Serum Red
Anticoagulants other than NA
Hemolysis Gross; Reject Mild: OK
Lipemia Gross Reject; Mild OK
Icteric NA

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