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Test Production Schedule

 
B-Raf V600E Mutation Detection by SSP-PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Mon-Thur., 0900-1600; Fri., 0900-1200

TURNAROUND TIME

7-10 days

 
B-type Natriuretic Peptide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

B-type Natriuretic Peptide

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 4 hours; STAT: 1 hour

 
B12, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVITAMIN B12
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
B12, Vitamin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVITAMIN B12
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
B2 Microglobulin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN; B2 MICRO
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
B2 Microglobulin, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine B2 Microglobulin Random

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
B27, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
POE DESCRIPTIONHLA TYPING B27 LOCUS; HLA B27
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri.
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours verbal

5-7 days written

 
B2M, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN; B2 MICRO
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
BGP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Osteocalcin

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
BHCG, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBHCG TUMOR MARKER
DAYS PERFORMED

24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
BMP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBASIC METABOLIC PANEL; BMP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
BMT Panel, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT PROFILE (52)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
BMT Profile (52), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT PROFILE (52)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
BNP, Brain Natriuretic Peptide, Natriuretic Peptide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

B-type Natriuretic Peptide

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 4 hours; STAT: 1 hour

 
BUN, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONUREA NITROGEN BLOOD; BUN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Baby Bilirubin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBILIRUBIN NEONATAL; BILI NEONATAL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
Bacterial Vaginosis Screen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

BV SCREEN

DAYS PERFORMED

Sunday through Saturday,  7AM - 11:30 PM

TURNAROUND TIME

2 hours

 
Banana (IGE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Banzel, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

 
Barbiturates, Qualitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Bartonella Hensalae Antibodies (IGG, IGM) with Reflex to Titer, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

3-7 DAYS

 
Basic Metabolic Panel, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBASIC METABOLIC PANEL; BMP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Benadryl, Diphenylhydramine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONDIPHENHY
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Benzodiazepines, Qualitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Beta 2 Glycoprotein I Antibodies, IgA, IgG, IgM, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION B2 GLYP AB
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Beta Carotene, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCAROTENE, CAROT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Beta Hydroxybutyrate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Beta Interferon IgG Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Interferon Beta IgG Antibodies

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Beta Ketone, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Beta-2 Microglobulin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN; B2 MICRO
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Beta-2 Transferrin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBETA-2 TRANSFERRIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5 days
 
Beta-Hemolytic Group B Streptococcus Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

CU GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS; RECTAL CULTURE FOR BETA STREP; VAGINAL CULTURE FOR BETA STREP

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Beta-Hemolytic Strep Culture, Throat, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONTHROAT CULT/FOR BETA STREP; C STREPA
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Antigen screen: 2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Because the sensitivity of the antigen screen test is only 60-70%, a culture is set up for all antigen-negative specimens. Preliminary culture reports are available after 24 hours. Complete culture reports are issued 24-72 hours.
 
Beta-Hydroxybutyrate, Serum (Sendout), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Beta-hydroxybutyrate

TURNAROUND TIME

one week

 
Beta-hCG, Tumor Marker, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBHCG TUMOR MARKER
DAYS PERFORMED

24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
Bicarbonate, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine CO2 Random

DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Bile Acids, fractionated, blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Bile Acids, fractionated

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Bile salts, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Bile Acids, fractionated

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Bilirubin Fractionation, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBILIRUBIN FRACTIONATION; BILI FRAC; FBIL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Bilirubin, Amniotic Fluid, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFL AMNIOTIC SPECTROPHOTOM
TURNAROUND TIME 4-6 hours
 
Bilirubin, Neonatal, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBILIRUBIN NEONATAL; BILI NEONATAL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
Bilirubin, Total Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONTOTAL BILIRUBIN; TBIL
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Bilirubin, Total Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

FLUID BILIRUBIN TOTAL

DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 hour

 
Bilirubin, Total, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CSF TOTAL BILIRUBIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Bilirubin, direct, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour

 
Biopsy, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours for diagnostic biopsies; 48 hours for routine surgical specimens. Specimens requiring decalcification or special studies may have a longer turnaround time.
 
Biopsy AFB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results, 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be issued after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be issued after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Biopsy Culture, Anaerobic, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONC ANAEROBE; CU ANAEROBIC
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Cultures are examined every 48 hours. Preliminary reports are available after 48 hours. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days. Completion of culture reports may take 7-10 days after receipt of the specimen, depending upon the nature of the microorganisms isolated.
 
Biopsy Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONC FUNGUSSM (NON-SKIN); CU FUNGUS W SMEAR (NON-SKIN)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: same day if the specimen is received in the laboratory no later than 1400. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a fungal isolate is detected. Cultures will be finalized after 4 weeks.
 
Biopsy Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results, 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be issued after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be issued after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Biopsy Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; C AERGS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEGram stain: 2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 24 hours. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 72 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-5 days after receipt of the specimen when multiple isolates are found.
 
Biotinidinase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Biotinidase

TURNAROUND TIME

one week

 
Blastomyces Dermatitidis Quantitative Antigen EIA, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Test performed  Monday - Friday only.

TURNAROUND TIME

2 - 7 days

 
Blood Acetone, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Blood Alcohol Level, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALCOHOL; ETHANOL; ETOH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Blood Amino Acid, Quantitative, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONAMINO ACID QUANTITATIVE BL; AA QT
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri
TURNAROUND TIME5 days
 
Blood Ammonia, Blood NH3, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Blood Count, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours; available stat

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours; stat Hematology Panel; 1 hour

 
Blood Count with differential, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT WITH DIFFERENTIAL

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours; stat Hematology Panel; 1 hour
 
Blood Culture - Drawn from line, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION CU BLOOD SET (CATHETER); C BLOOD (CATHETER)
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME Preliminary culture reports available after 24 hours or when an isolate is detected. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days.
 
Blood Culture, Brucella, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU BLOOD SET; C BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 weeks if negative
 
Blood Culture, Catheter, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION CU BLOOD SET (CATHETER); C BLOOD (CATHETER)
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME Preliminary culture reports available after 24 hours or when an isolate is detected. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days.
 
Blood Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS BLOOD; C FUNGUSBL
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when an isolate is detected. Cultures will be finalized after 2 weeks.
 
Blood Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM BLOOD; CU AFB BLOOD; CU ACID FAST BLOOD; C AFB BL
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures will be finalized after 6 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated.
 
Blood Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION CU BLOOD SET (PERIPHERAL); C BLOOD (PERIPHERAL)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports available after 24 hours or when an isolate is detected. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days.
 
Blood Donation, Blood Center (Donors area)
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-2000; Sat, 0800-1600; Sun, 1100-1900
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour for donations; 3 working days till available for transfusion
 
Blood Ethanol Level, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALCOHOL; ETHANOL; ETOH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Blood Gases, Arterial, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONARTERIAL BLOOD GAS; ABG
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Blood Gases, Arterial - Cord Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONABG CORD, ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS (CORD), CORD ABG
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Blood Gases, Venous, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVENOUS BLOOD GASES; VBG
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Blood Gases, Venous - Cord Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVBG CORD, VENOUS BLOOD GASES (CORD), CORD VBG
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Blood Group and Rh, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONABO RH; NEO ABO; CORD ABO
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Blood Kappa/Lambda Free Light Chains, Blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION Free Light Chains, Serum
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Blood Lactate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION LACTATE, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTATE, ARTERIAL BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, VENOUS BLOOD; LACTIC ACID, ARTERIAL BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

15 minutes

 
Blood Smear for Malarial Parasites, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONMALARIA; SM MALARIA
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Blood Sugar, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONGLUCOSE; FBS
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; Blood Gas Laboratory: 15 minutes
 
Blood Type, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONABO RH; NEO ABO; CORD ABO
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Blood Urea Nitrogen, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONUREA NITROGEN BLOOD; BUN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Blood pH, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEBlood Gas Laboratory: 15 minutes; stat fluid: 1 hour
 
Blood type and screen, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION TYPE AND SCREEN
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME 1 hour
 
Blood, Occult, Stool, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Body Fluid AFB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Body Fluid Culture, Anaerobic, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU ANAEROBIC; C ANAEROBE
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMECultures are examined every 48 hours. Preliminary reports available after 48 hours. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days. Completion of culture reports may take 7-10 days after receipt of the specimen, depending upon the nature of the microorganisms isolated.
 
Body Fluid Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS W SMEAR (NON-SKIN); C FUNGUSSM

For CSF only: CU FUNGUS (NON-SKIN); C FUNGUS (NON-SKIN)

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: same day if the specimen is received in the laboratory no later than 1400. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when an isolate is detected. Cultures will be finalized after 4 weeks.
 
Body Fluid Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Body Fluid Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FLUID AND GRAM STAIN; C FLUIDGS

CU FLUID; FLUID CULTURE

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEGram stain: 2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports available after 24 hours. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 72 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-4 days after receipt of the specimen when multiple isolates are found.
 
Body Fluid Culture, TB, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Body Fluids Cell Count and Differential, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPericardial fluid - CELL COUNT & DIFF PERICARDIAL; PERICARDIAL COUNT AND DIFF

Peritoneal fluid - CELL COUNT & DIFF PERITONEAL; FL PERITONEAL COUNT AND DIFF

Pleural fluid - CELL COUNT & DIFF PLEURAL; FL PLEURAL COUNT AND DIFF

Synovial fluid - CELL COUNT & DIFF SYNOVIAL; FL SYNOVIAL COUNT AND DIF

Miscellaneous - CELL COUNT AND DIFF MISC; FL MISC CELL COUNT & DIFF

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Bone Gla Protein, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Osteocalcin

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Bone Marrow, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1530; for emergencies also available stat Mon-Fri, 1530-0900 and 24 hours on weekends by contacting Hematology fellow 'on call.' Stat requests must be accompanied by a stat Hematology consult except for extenuating circumstances negotiated with the Diagnostic Bone Marrow Laboratory on an individual basis, technologists will not be available to perform or assist with bone marrows in the O.R. When applicable, arrangements for such must be made 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIME2-3 working days
 
Bone Marrow Aspirate and Biopsy, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1530; for emergencies also available stat Mon-Fri, 1530-0900 and 24 hours on weekends by contacting Hematology fellow 'on call.' Stat requests must be accompanied by a stat Hematology consult except for extenuating circumstances negotiated with the Diagnostic Bone Marrow Laboratory on an individual basis, technologists will not be available to perform or assist with bone marrows in the O.R. When applicable, arrangements for such must be made 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIME2-3 working days
 
Bone Marrow Biopsy, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0800-1530; for emergencies also available stat Mon-Fri, 1530-0900 and 24 hours on weekends by contacting Hematology fellow 'on call.' Stat requests must be accompanied by a stat Hematology consult except for extenuating circumstances negotiated with the Diagnostic Bone Marrow Laboratory on an individual basis, technologists will not be available to perform or assist with bone marrows in the O.R. When applicable, arrangements for such must be made 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIME2-3 working days
 
Bone Marrow Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS W SMEAR (NON-SKIN); C FUNGUSSM (NON-SKIN)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: same day if the specimen is received in the laboratory no later than 1400. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when an isolate is detected. Cultures will be finalized after 4 weeks.
 
Bone Marrow Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and/or susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Bone Marrow Cytogenetics, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME BONE MARROW; CHROM-SPEC
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1500
TURNAROUND TIME3-10 days
 
Bone Marrow Karyotype, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME BONE MARROW; CHROM-SPEC
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1500
TURNAROUND TIME3-10 days
 
Bone Marrow Processing and Freezing, Autologous, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri
TURNAROUND TIME10-14 hours
 
Bone Marrow Transplant Donor or Recipient, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONALLO BONE MARROW DONOR; ALLO DONOR

ALLO BONE MARROW RECIPIENT; ALLO RECIP

DAYS PERFORMEDWeekdays, 0700-1600; requires prior arrangement
TURNAROUND TIME48 hours
 
Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION Bone Specific Alk Phos
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Bordetella parapertussis PCR, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME2-5 days
 
Bordetella pertussis Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

 

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

7 days

 
Bordetella pertussis PCR Performed at IDPH, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME2-5 days
 
Box elder allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Maple (Box Elder) Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Brazil nut (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Brazil Nut Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Breakpoint Cluster Region Translocation, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCR-ABL TRANSLOCATION
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Breast Antigens 115D8/DF3, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA 15-3
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
Broad Spectrum Direct Coombs`, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONDIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST; DIRECT COOMBS; DAT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME30 minutes
 
Bronchial Aspirate, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Bronchial Aspirate AFB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Bronchial Aspirate Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS W SMEAR (NON-SKIN); C FUNGUSSM (NON-SKIN)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: same day if the specimen is received in the laboratory no later than 1400. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a fungal isolate is detected. Cultures will be finalized after 4 weeks.
 
Bronchial Aspirate Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Bronchial Aspirate Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSPUTUM OR LEUKENS W GRAM STAIN; CU SPUTUM AND GS; C SPUTUMGS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEGram Stain: 2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 24-48 hours. Cultures with no growth or normal flora only will be finalized after 48 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-4 days after receipt of the specimen when multiple isolates are found.
 
Bronchial Aspirate TB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB W SMEAR; C AFBSM

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESmear results: 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory. Preliminary culture reports are available after 1 week or when a mycobacterial isolate is detected. Negative cultures with negative smears will be finalized after 8 weeks. Negative cultures with positive smears will be finalized after 12 weeks. Completion of culture reports may require additional time when mycobacteria are isolated and susceptibility testing is performed.
 
Brucella Antibody Panel, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME2-5 days
 
Brushing Cytology, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0730-1700;
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
bc1-2 Translocation, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCL 2 GENE; BCL2
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
bcr Gene Translocation, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCR-ABL TRANSLOCATION
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days


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