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

Test ID: PROLX    
Fluphenazine (Prolixin), Serum

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 top

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

 

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum-gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum refrigerate 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

Hemolysis Mild reject; Gross reject
Lipemia Mild reject; Gross reject
Icterus Mild reject; Gross reject
Other Specimens other than Serum collected in red top. Plasma or whole blood collected in Sodium Heparin or EDTA. Serum gel tubes or Plasma gel are NOT acceptable.

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 RedRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 180 days
 Ambient 72 hours