Describes the specimen type validated for testing
ORDER QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
|| Test Name
|| Referral Lab Code
|| Specimen Type
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing
This is a Miscellaneous Referral Test. For specific requirements, please refer to the referred tests list under the catalog tab on the MCL Website (external) or the Referral Catalog (CRM) (internal). If unable to find the correct test, request forms, or specimen requirements, contact Customer Service at 1-800-533-1710 or 6-5700.
NOTE: Provide when ordering
1. Test name
2. Performing lab code
3. Specimen Type
Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory
Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected
| Specimens other than || Varies |
| Anticoagulants other than || NA |
| Hemolysis || NA |
| Lipemia || NA |
| 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
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.
Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test
Univeristy of Alabama-Birmingham
Test Setup Resources
Test setup information contains test file definition details to support order and result interfacing between Mayo Clinic Laboratories and your Laboratory Information System.
SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.
SI Normal Reports |
SI Abnormal Reports