Lab Test

Acute Viral Studies

Acute Viral Collection

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB5732, SOFT: XACVS

Instructions

This is a placeholder test used for Acute/Convalescent Viral Studies. If ordering Acute/Convalescent studies is being considered, please contact the Send Outs Laboratory at 248-551-9045 for availability and collection instructions.

Storage

Centrifuged SST tubes may be transported and stored at ambient temperatures (2o to 30oC; 36o to 86oF) for up to 48 hours. DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the gel and refrigerated (2o-8oC) or frozen at -20o C or below.
Red-top tubes and Microtainers® may be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 16 hours and for up to 3 days at refrigerator temperatures (2o -8oC).DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the clot and refrigerated (2o-8oC) or frozen at -20o C or below.

Contacts

Last Updated

4/10/2021

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