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Test Production Schedule

 
C-AMP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-AMP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C-ANCA, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTINEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC AB; ANCA
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C-Peptide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-PEPTIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C-Peptide Reactivity, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-PEPTIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C-Reactive Protein, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 8 hours, STAT: 1 hour

 
C1 Esterase Inhibitor Activity, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC1 ESTERASE INHIB ACTIVITY; C1EST ACT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C1 Esterase Inhibitor, Protein Quantitation, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC1EST QT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C1 Inhibitor, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC1EST QT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C1Q Binding Assay, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCIQ BINDING ASSAY; C1Q BIND
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C1q Complement Component, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

C1Q

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C1q Complement Protein, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

C1Q

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C2 Complement, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC2 COMPLEMENT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
C3 Complement, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC3 COMPLEMENT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
C3d, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONWORK UP DAT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME30 minutes
 
C4 Complement, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC4 COMPLEMENT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
C5 Complement, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC5 COMPLEMENT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CA 125, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA 125; CA125
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
CA 15-3, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA 15-3
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
CA 19-9, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA 19-9
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CA27.29, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA27.29
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CCP Antibodies, Anti-CCP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CD11/18, LAD, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CD 11/18 Leukocyte Adhesion Def

TURNAROUND TIME

7-10 days

 
CD34 Progenitor Cell Quantitation, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1600 (no holidays)
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours
 
CD4/CD8, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
POE DESCRIPTIONCD4/CD8
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0800-1600; Fri, 0800-1400; days preceding holidays, 0800-1400 (no holidays)
TURNAROUND TIME2 days
 
CD55/59, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinurea with FLAER

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CDT - alcohol use, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CDT Congenital Disorder, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CDT Congenital Disorder

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CEA, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARCINOEMBRYONIC; CEA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
CH50, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCOMPLEMENT TOTAL HEMOLYTIC; CH50
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CK, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE; TOTAL CK; CPK; CK
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; CSF: 1 hour
 
CKMB, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CKMB (INCLUDES CK)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 1 hour
 
CLOtest, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU HELICOBACTER PYLORI UREASE
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours, if test is positive at the time of receipt in the laboratory. Final reports will be issued 24 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory.
 
CMP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL; CMP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
CMV DNA Detection, CMV PCR, CMV Real time PCR, CMV DNA Qual, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

72 hours

 
CMV DNA Viral Load, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV DNA QUANTITATION; CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DNA QUANT
DAYS PERFORMED Monday, Wednesday and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
CMV IgG, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV IGG ANTIBODY
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
CMV IgM, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV IGM ANTIBODY
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
CMV Quantitative, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV DNA QUANTITATION; CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DNA QUANT
DAYS PERFORMED Monday, Wednesday and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
CMV Shell Vial Method, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU CMV BLOOD; C CMV; CU CMV; CU CMV URINE;
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday
TURNAROUND TIME 48 hours, shell vials; 7 days, cell culture. Preliminary culture reports available after 48 hours.
 
CO, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN; CARB/HB
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEStat: 15 minutes
 
CO2, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBON DIOXIDE; CO2
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
CO2, Total, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine CO2 Random

DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
CP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCERULOPLASMIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CPK, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE; TOTAL CK; CPK; CK
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; CSF: 1 hour
 
CPR, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-PEPTIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
CRE Screen, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 - 2 days

 
CRP, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 8 hours, STAT: 1 hour

 
CRP, High Sensitivity, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONHIGH SENSITIVITY CRP
TURNAROUND TIME

Routine:  8 hours

STAT:     1 hour

 
CSA, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CYCLOSPORIN, CYCLOSPORIN-FPIA
DAYS PERFORMED Test performed Monday-Sunday
TURNAROUND TIME Up to 18 hours
 
CSA mono, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CYCLOSPORIN, CYCLOSPORIN-FPIA
DAYS PERFORMED Test performed Monday-Sunday
TURNAROUND TIME Up to 18 hours
 
CSF, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CSF/SERUM OLIGOCLONAL BANDS

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CSF Albumin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONIGG ALBUMIN RATIO; IGG/ALB
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
CSF Bilirubin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CSF TOTAL BILIRUBIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF Chloride, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CSF CHLORIDE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

1 hour

 
CSF Glucose, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF GLUCOSE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF IgG, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONIGG ALBUMIN RATIO; IGG/ALB
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
CSF LACTIC ACID, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CSF LACTIC ACID

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF LDH, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CSF LDH

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF Panel - Glu and Pro, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimens accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

One hour

 
CSF Prot, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF PROTEIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF Protein, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF PROTEIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
CSF West Nile Virus AB IgM, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CSF, Cell Count, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
CSF, VDRL, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF VDRL
TURNAROUND TIME

2-4 days

 
Ca, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCALCIUM; CA
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cadaver Crossmatch, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
DAYS PERFORMEDMon - Fri, 0800 -1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours verbal

5-7 days written

 
Calcitonin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCALCITONIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Calcium, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FLUID CALCIUM
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Calcium, Ionized, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCALCIUM IONIZED; IONIZED CALCIUM
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Calcium, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Calcium Random; Urine Calcium Timed

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Calcium, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCALCIUM; CA
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Calculated direct and delta bilirubin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBILIRUBIN FRACTIONATION; BILI FRAC; FBIL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Calculi Analysis (Renal), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL CALCULI ANALYSIS; CALCULI
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days 
 
Calculus Analysis, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL CALCULI ANALYSIS; CALCULI
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days 
 
Calprotectin, Core Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cannabinoids, Qualitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cannabis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Carbamazepine Metabolite, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBAMAZEPINE AND EPOXIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbamazepine, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBAMAZEPINE; TEGRETOL
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Carbamazepine, Total and Epoxide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBAMAZEPINE AND EPOXIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbamazepine-10, 11-Epoxide, Serum, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBAMAZEPINE AND EPOXIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin - Alcohol Use, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin - Congenital Disorder, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CDT Congenital Disorder

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin - Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation (CDG), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CDT Congenital Disorder

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCA 19-9
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carbon Dioxide, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FLUID TOTAL CARBON DIOXIDE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Carbon Dioxide, Total, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBON DIOXIDE; CO2
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Carbon Dioxide, Total, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine CO2 Random

DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Carbon Monoxide, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN; CARB/HB
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEStat: 15 minutes
 
Carboxyhemoglobin, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN; CARB/HB
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEStat: 15 minutes
 
Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARCINOEMBRYONIC; CEA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

POE DESCRIPTIONCARCINOEMBRYONIC; CEA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, First shift
TURNAROUND TIME

8-24 hours

 
Cardio CRP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONHIGH SENSITIVITY CRP
TURNAROUND TIME

Routine:  8 hours

STAT:     1 hour

 
Cardiolipin IgA, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARDIOLIPIN AB IGA
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 

 
Cardiolipin IgG/IgM Antibodies, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCARDIOLIPIN AB
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cardioquin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONQUINIDINE
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Carnitine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCARNITINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Carnitine, urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

7-10 days

 
Carotene, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCAROTENE, CAROT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cashew (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cashew Nut Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cat dander allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cat Epithelium Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cat epithelium (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cat Epithelium Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cat scratch disease antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

3-7 DAYS

 
Catecholamines, Blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCATECHOLAMINES FRACTIONATED; CATECH FR
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Catecholamines, Fractionation, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION U/CATECH
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Catfish (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Catfish Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Catheter Tip Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU CATHETER TIP; C CATHETER TIP CULTURE
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary 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.
 
Cell Cycle Analysis, Surgical Pathology: Pathology refers to Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME1 week
 
Cellcept, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

MYCOPHENOL

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Centromere Autoantibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Ceramide Trihexosidase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working

 
Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytology, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIMEImmediate evaluation available; 24 hours for routine evaluation
 
Cerebrospinal Fluid Glucose, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF GLUCOSE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Cerebrospinal Fluid Panel, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimens accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

One hour

 
Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF PROTEIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Cerebrospinal Fluid VDRL, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF VDRL
TURNAROUND TIME

2-4 days

 
Cerebrospinal Fluid for Parasites, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONOVA AND PARASITES EXAM; OP; O & P
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; however, test performed Monday-Saturday only.
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Cerebrospinal Fluid, Cell Count and Differential, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
Ceruloplasmin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCERULOPLASMIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Chemotherapeutic Assay, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0830-1700
TURNAROUND TIMEAs per Oncotech
 
Chlamydia Group Antibody Screen and Differentiation Panel, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Chlamydia by DNA Probe, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

Amplified Probe Chlm and GC

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday

TURNAROUND TIME 24-72 hours
 
Chlamydia pneumoniae, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Chlamydia psittaci, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Chlamydia trachomatis, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLAMYDIA IGG AB, CHLAMYDIA IGM AB, MICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Chlamydia trachomatis culture, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday - Saturday

TURNAROUND TIME

4 -5 days

 
Chloride, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLORIDE; CL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEStat: 1 hour; blood gas: 15 min
 
Chloride, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CSF CHLORIDE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

1 hour

 
Chloride, Feces: 24, 48 or 72 hrs, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FEC CHLORIDE; FEC CL; Q/CL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Chloride, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

FLUID CHLORIDE

DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 hour

 
Chloride, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Chloride Random; Urine Chloride Timed

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Stat: 1 hour (random urine only); routine 8 hours

 
Chloride, Stool, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FEC CHLORIDE; FEC CL; Q/CL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cholesterol, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCHOLESTEROL; CHOL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cholesterol, Total, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FLUID CHOLESTEROL TOTAL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Chorionic Villi Chromosome Studies, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHORIONIC VILLI CHROM STUDIES; CHROM-CVS
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1500; must arrange with laboratory in advance
TURNAROUND TIME10-12 days
 
Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS), Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHORIONIC VILLI CHROM STUDIES; CHROM-CVS
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1500; must arrange with laboratory in advance
TURNAROUND TIME10-12 days
 
Christmas Factor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F9 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Chromatin antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Chromogranin A, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

CHROMOGRANIN-A

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Chromosome Amniotic Inpatient, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

8-10 days

 
Chromosome, Blood, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME BLOOD; CHROM-BL
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME5-10 days
 
Chromosome, Bone Marrow, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME BONE MARROW; CHROM-SPEC
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1500
TURNAROUND TIME3-10 days
 
Chromosome, Fibroblasts, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME FIBROBLASTS; CHROM-FIB
DAYS PERFORMEDWeekdays, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME3-4 weeks
 
Chromosome, Lymphocytes, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME BLOOD; CHROM-BL
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME5-10 days
 
Chromosome, Lymphocytes, High Resolution, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME PROPHASE; CHROM-PRO
DAYS PERFORMEDMon and Fri, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME12-14 days
 
Chromosome, Skin (or Various Other Tissues), Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCHROMOSOME FIBROBLASTS; CHROM-FIB
DAYS PERFORMEDWeekdays, 0800-1530
TURNAROUND TIME3-4 weeks
 
Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCHRONIC GRANULOMATOUS DISEASE; NBT; CGD
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBCR-ABL TRANSLOCATION
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Thur, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Circulating Anticoagulant, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLUPUS ANTICOAGULANT ANTIBODIES; LUPUS COAG
DAYS PERFORMED Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME48-72 hours
 
Citrate Platelet Count, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME4 hours
 
Citric Acid, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT CITRATE; U/CIT
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cl, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCHLORIDE; CL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEStat: 1 hour; blood gas: 15 min
 
Cl, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Chloride Random; Urine Chloride Timed

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Stat: 1 hour (random urine only); routine 8 hours

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

Clam Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Class I Antigen Tissue Typing, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
POE DESCRIPTIONHLA COMPLETE; HLA TYPING; HLA A B C
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri.
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours verbal

5-7 days written

 
Clearance, Creatinine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CREATININE CLEARANCE
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Clodasporium herbarum (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cladosporium herbarum allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Clomipramine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCLOMIPRAMINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Clonazepam, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCLONAZEPAM; CLONAZ
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Clostridium difficile Assay, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

TOXIN CDIF

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

Less than 10 hours

 
Clostridium difficile Toxin Test, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

TOXIN CDIF

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

Less than 10 hours

 
Clostridium difficile toxin by PCR, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

TOXIN CDIF

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

Less than 10 hours

 
Clot Lysis Time, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Clottable Protein, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFIBRINOGEN
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 4 hours. Stat: 1 hour
 
Clozapine and Norclozapine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCLOZAPINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Clozaril, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCLOZAPINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Co-oximetry Panel, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOOXIMETRY PANEL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Coagulation Panel, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION COAGULATION PROFILE
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat 1 hour
 
Coagulation Profile, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION COAGULATION PROFILE
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat 1 hour
 
Coagulation Screening Panel, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION COAGULATION PROFILE
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat 1 hour
 
Cobalamin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVITAMIN B12
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Cocaine Metabolite, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cocaine Metabolite, Qualitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cocaine Screen, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Cocaine, Qualitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE DRUG SCREEN; U/DS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 4 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Coccidioides Ab Complement Fixation, Microbiology
TURNAROUND TIME

3 - 7 days

 
Coccidioides Quantitative Antigen EIA, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Test performed  Monday - Friday only.

TURNAROUND TIME

2 - 7 days

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

Cockroach Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

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

Codfish allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cold Agglutinin Titer, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME48 hours
 
Cold Hemagglutinin Titer, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME48 hours
 
Cold Precipitins, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYOGLOBULIN
TURNAROUND TIME

10 working days

 
Collagen Cross-Linked N-telopeptide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

N-TELOPEPTIDE; OSTEOMARK

(includes random urine creatinine also)

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Collagen Profile, Microbiology/Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAUTOIMMUNE PROFILE; AIP
DAYS PERFORMED

C3, C4, RF, CRP - Daily, 24 hours

ANA SCRN - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, First shift

TURNAROUND TIME

1-3 days

 
Complement B1C/B1A, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC3 COMPLEMENT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Complement C1q, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTION

C1Q

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Complement C3, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC3 COMPLEMENT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Complement C4, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC4 COMPLEMENT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Complement Profile, Microbiology/Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOMPLEMENT PROFILE; COMP PROF
DAYS PERFORMED

C3, C4 - Daily, 24 hours

CH50, Clq - Core Lab Referral Tests

TURNAROUND TIME

1-3 days

 
Complement, Total Hemolytic, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCOMPLEMENT TOTAL HEMOLYTIC; CH50
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Complete 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

 
Complete 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
 
Compound F, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCORTISOL SERUM
DAYS PERFORMED Daily
TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Compound S, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION11-DEOXYCORTISOL SPECIFIC; COMP-S; COMP SP and 11 DEOXYCORTISOL METOPIRONE; COMPS-MET
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL; CMP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia PEDS, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Congenital Central Hypoventillation Syndrome (CCHS), Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTION

CCHS DNA

DAYS PERFORMED

Mon-Fri, 0800-1500

TURNAROUND TIME

2 weeks

 
Conjugated (DBIL), and unconjugated (indirect) bilirubin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONBILIRUBIN FRACTIONATION; BILI FRAC; FBIL
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Conjugated Bilirubin, DBIL, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour

 
Connecting Peptide, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-PEPTIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Coombs` Test, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONDIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST; DIRECT COOMBS; DAT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME30 minutes
 
Copper, Blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOPPER BLOOD; COPPER
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Copper, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT CU; U/CU
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Coproporphyrins (Tetracarboxyporphyrin), Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT PORPH; U/PORPH
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days 
 
Cord Blood Gas, Arterial, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONABG CORD, ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS (CORD), CORD ABG
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Cord Blood Gases, Venous, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVBG CORD, VENOUS BLOOD GASES (CORD), CORD VBG
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Cord Blood Screening, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONCORD BLOOD ABO AND DAT; CORD ABO, RH, DAT (COOMBS)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Cord Blood Work-up, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONCORD BLOOD ABO AND DAT; CORD ABO, RH, DAT (COOMBS)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Cord Clot, Blood Center
 
Cordarone, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAMIODARONE; AMIOD
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Corn (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Corn Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Corticotropin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE; ACTH
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cortisol Stimulation Test, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCORTISOL SERUM
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
Cortisol, Saliva, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cortisol, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCORTISOL SERUM
DAYS PERFORMED Daily
TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Cortisol, Urinary Free, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT CORTISOL; U/CORTISOL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cortrosyn, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCORTISOL SERUM
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
Cortrosyn. Stimulation Test, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCORTISOL SERUM
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU C DIPHTHERIAE; C DIPHTH
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 48 hours. Cultures with no growth of C. diphtheriae will be issued after 72 hours. Completion of culture reports from specimens in which C. diphtheriae has been isolated may take at least 4 days after receipt of the specimen.
 
Cotinine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cottonwood tree (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cottonwood Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
CrCl, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CREATININE CLEARANCE
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Crab (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Crab Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Creat Clearance, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CREATININE CLEARANCE
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Creatine Kinase, Serum, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE; TOTAL CK; CPK; CK
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; CSF: 1 hour
 
Creatinine Clearance, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CREATININE CLEARANCE
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Creatinine Clearance, Endogenous, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CREATININE CLEARANCE
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Creatinine, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FLUID CREATINE
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Creatinine, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Creatinine Random; Urine Creatine Timed

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Stat: 1 hour (random urine only); Timed urine: 8 hours
 
Creatinine, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCREATINE; CREAT
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Crit, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

HCT

DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours, available STAT

TURNAROUND TIME

4 hours; STAT, 1 hour

 
Cross-Linked Fibrin Derivatives, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIOND-DIMER FIBRIN DERIVATIVES; D-DIMER
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 4 hours. Stat: 1 hour
 
Crossmatch, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
DAYS PERFORMEDMon - Fri, 0800 -1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours verbal

5-7 days written

 
Cryoglobulin Detection and Quantitation, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYOGLOBULIN
TURNAROUND TIME

10 working days

 
Cryoglobulins with Reflex to Cryoprecipitate Immunoglobulins, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYOGLOBULIN
TURNAROUND TIME

10 working days

 
Cryoprecipitate, Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Pooled Cryo (1 pool = 4 donors)

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME30 minutes
 
Cryptococcal Antigen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYPTOCOCCAL ANTIGEN; CRYPTO AG
DAYS PERFORMEDCSF: daily, 24 hours, performed STAT; blood: Monday-Friday, 0800-1430
TURNAROUND TIME STAT, 2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory; routine, same day if received by 1330. Titer: 1-3 days.
 
Cryptosporidium Diagnostic Procedure, Stool, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSM CRYPTOSPORIDIUM
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday, 0700-1400
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Crystal Analysis, Synovial Fluid, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL FL; FL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL; SYNOVIAL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 0800-2300
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Crystal Violet Stain for Heinz Bodies, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDAs scheduled by laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours
 
Cu, Blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCOPPER BLOOD; COPPER
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cu, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT CU; U/CU
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Culture for Acanthamoeba, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary reports are available after 48 hours or when ameba are detected. Cultures will be finalized after 1 week.
 
Culture for Brucella, Blood, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU BLOOD SET; C BLOOD
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 weeks if negative
 
Culture for Chlamydia, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU CHLAMYDIA; C CHLAM
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday
TURNAROUND TIMESpecimens received by 0800 will be reported 48 hours later.
 
Culture for Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU C DIPHTHERIAE; C DIPHTH
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 48 hours. Cultures with no growth of C. diphtheriae will be issued after 72 hours. Completion of culture reports from specimens in which C. diphtheriae has been isolated may take at least 4 days after receipt of the specimen.
 
Culture for Legionella pneumophila, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU LEGIONELLA AND SMEAR; C LEGIONSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEDFA smear results are available Monday-Friday. Specimens received by 0900 will have the DFA results reported the same day. Preliminary cultures reports are available after 48 hours. Culture reports of no growth will be issued after 5 days. Completion of culture reports may take 6-7 days after receipt of the specimen, depending upon the nature of the microorganisms isolated.
 
Culture for Leptospira, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0800-1400
TURNAROUND TIME2-3 weeks
 
Culture for N. gonorrhoeae Only, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE; CU GC; C GC

CU N GONORRHOEAE & STAIN; CU GC AND STAIN; C GCGS

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. Complete culture reports will be issued after 48-72 hours.
 
Culture for Nocardia, 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.
 
Culture for Chlamydia, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday - Saturday

TURNAROUND TIME

4 -5 days

 
Culture for GC Only, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE; CU GC; C GC

CU N GONORRHOEAE & STAIN; CU GC AND STAIN; C GCGS

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. Complete culture reports will be issued after 48-72 hours.
 
Culture for Group A Streptococcus, 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.
 
Culture for Group B Streptococcus, 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
 
Culture for Neisseria gonorrhoeae Only, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE; CU GC; C GC

CU N GONORRHOEAE & STAIN; CU GC AND STAIN; C GCGS

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. Complete culture reports will be issued after 48-72 hours.
 
Culture, Blood, 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.
 
Culture, Bone Marrow, 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.
 
Cyanide, blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cyanide

TURNAROUND TIME

4-6 hours

 
Cyclic AMP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-AMP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cyclic Pergonal. Monitoring, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPROGESTERONE
DAYS PERFORMED

24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 day

 
Cyclosporine A, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CYCLOSPORIN, CYCLOSPORIN-FPIA
DAYS PERFORMED Test performed Monday-Sunday
TURNAROUND TIME Up to 18 hours
 
Cyclosporine, Whole Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION CYCLOSPORIN, CYCLOSPORIN-FPIA
DAYS PERFORMED Test performed Monday-Sunday
TURNAROUND TIME Up to 18 hours
 
Cylex Immuknow, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday through Thursday

 
Cystathionine Synthase, Molecular Diagnostics/Genetics
POE DESCRIPTIONCYSTATHIONINE SYNTHASE; CYST SYNTH
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-2400
TURNAROUND TIME4-6 weeks
 
Cystic Fibrosis Culture, Sputum, Microbiology
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. Cultures with no growth or normal flora only will be finalized after 7 days. Complete reports of cultures from which pathogens are isolated may take 7-10 days after receipt of the culture depending upon the nature of the microorganisms detected.
 
Cystic Fibrosis Mutations, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cystic Fibrosis Screen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Cystine, 24-Hour Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URINE CYST TIMED
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 days
 
Cystine, Urine Quantitative 24 hr, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION URT CYST, U/CYST
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Cystoscopy, Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU CYSTOSCOPIC C&S CU URINE (INVASIVE); CU URINE C&S (INVASIVE)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 24-48 hours. Cultures with no growth will be finalized after 48 hours. Complete reports of cultures from which pathogens are isolated may take 2-3 days after receipt of the culture depending upon the nature of the microorganisms detected.
 
Cytochemistry, Leukocyte, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri ,0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Cytology, Brushing, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0730-1700;
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Culture, Rapid Detection (Shell Vial), Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU CMV BLOOD; C CMV; CU CMV; CU CMV URINE;
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday
TURNAROUND TIME 48 hours, shell vials; 7 days, cell culture. Preliminary culture reports available after 48 hours.
 
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA Quantitation, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV DNA QUANTITATION; CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DNA QUANT
DAYS PERFORMED Monday, Wednesday and Friday
TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV IGG ANTIBODY
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgM Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCMV IGM ANTIBODY
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME1-4 days
 
Cytomegalovirus DNA, Qualitative, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

72 hours



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