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Test Catalog

Test ID: FCARP    
Cancer-Associated Retinopathy Panel (CARP) by Immunoblot and IHC

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 one of the following specimens:

 

Serum:

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 5 mL serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Plasma:

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 5 mL EDTA plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Complete and submit with specimen:

1.     Completed OHSU Ocular request form

2.     Clinical history

3.     Referring physician information (name & phone number)

 

-NOTE: Without this information, testing cannot be completed.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

3 mL

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

Hemolysis: Mild reject; Gross reject
Thawing: Warm reject; Cold OK
Lipemia: NA
Icterus: NA
Other: 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
VariesRefrigerated7 days