Infants 2-3 mL in pediatric (3 mL) Vacutainer(R). Ship at room
temperature. Other Vacutainer(R) tubes containing sodium heparin are
acceptable. Specimen viability decreases during transit. Send specimen
to testing lab for viability determination.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Culture, Microscopy, Karyotype
Specimen Collection: Room Temperature: See instruction Refrigerated: See instruction Frozen: Unacceptable