Convalescent Viral Studies
Convalescent Viral Collection
EPIC: LAB5733, SOFT: XCOVS
This is a placeholder test used for Acute/Convalescent Viral Studies. If ordering Acute/Convalescent studies is being considered, please contact the Sendout Laboratory at 248-551-9045 for availability and collection instructions.
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.
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