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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Viral Transport Media
Viral Culture
Representative sample
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JVIRAB
EPIC Code:
VIRUS CULTURE
   
Important notes: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number. Viral Transport Media is required for specimen collection and can be obtained from Send Outs (4th Floor Lab). Contact Lab for Media (903-3934) and for instructions on collection. Submit Green Top for Blood.
Rejection criteria: Refrigerated blood specimens.
Transportation notes: See notes.
Specimen preparation: Stable at 4 centigrade only

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Last revised 09/11/2013