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Test Production Schedule

 
E Test Susceptibility Testing, Kirby-Bauer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONNot orderable in POE
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 0700-1500
TURNAROUND TIME24-72 hours after isolation of bacterium to be tested
 
E2, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTRADIOL; E2
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily on first shift
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
E3, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTRIOL
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
EBV Acute Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGM AB; EBVCA IGM
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
EBV Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGG AB; EBVCA IGG
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
EBVCA IgM, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGM AB; EBVCA IGM
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
ELT, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
ENA, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENA; ENA; SM; SM+RNP
DAYS PERFORMED Wednesday
TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
EP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONELECTROLYTE PANEL; EP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
EPO, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION ERYTHROPOIETIN
TURNAROUND TIME

1 to 5 days

 
ESR, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSEDIMENTATION RATE WEST; ESR
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 hours
 
Ear Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU WOUND AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; CU AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; C AERGS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

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.

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

Egg white allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Elavil., Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAMITRIPTYLINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Electrolyte Panel, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONELECTROLYTE PANEL; EP
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Electrolyte Panel, Whole Blood, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
Electrolytes, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 24-48 hours; stat: 1 hour (random urine only)
 
Electron Microscopy, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED7-10 days
TURNAROUND TIME

1 week

 
Electrophoresis, Hemoglobin, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONHEMOGLOBIN ELECTROPHORESIS; HGB ELECTROPHORESIS; HGB ELECT
DAYS PERFORMED Monday and Thursday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 3-5 days
 
Electrophoresis, Serum, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 2-6 days
 
Electrophoresis, Serum Protein, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS SERUM; SERUM PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS; SPE
DAYS PERFORMED Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 2-6 days
 
Electrophoresis, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE IMMUNOFIXATION; IMMUNOFIX-URINE; U/IEP
DAYS PERFORMED Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 2-6 days
 
Electrophoresis, Urine Protein, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINE PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS
DAYS PERFORMED Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 2-6 days
 
Elu-Kit II, Blood Center (consultations)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1- 2+ hours
 
Elution, Blood Center (consultations)
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1- 2+ hours
 
Endep., Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAMITRIPTYLINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Endogenous Insulin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONC-PEPTIDE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Endomysial IgA Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENDOMYSIAL ANTIBODY; ENDOMYS-AB
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
English plantain (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

English plantain allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Enteric Pathogens Culture, Routine, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Campylobacter screening results are available within 1-2 days. Preliminary negative culture reports are available after 48 hours. Culture reports of no enteric pathogens will be issued after 3 days. Isolates presumptively identified as either Salmonella species, Shigella species, or E. coli 0157:H7 must be referred to the Illinois Department of Public Health for confirmation and serogrouping. Isolation of Vibrio species and/or Yersinia species may require an additional 1-2 days for completion.
 
Enterobius vermicularis Preparation, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONPINWORM PREPARATION
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700-1400

TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Environmental Culture, Surveillance Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU ENVIRONMENTAL
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.
 
Eosinophils in Stool, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Eosinophils, Random Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURR EOSINOPHILS; U/EOS
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

1 day

 
Epinephrine, Plasma, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCATECHOLAMINES FRACTIONATED; CATECH FR
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Epinephrine, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION U/CATECH
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Epstein-Barr VCA Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGG AB; EBVCA IGG
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
Epstein-Barr Viral Capsid Antigen IgG Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGG AB; EBVCA IGG
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
Epstein-Barr Viral Capsid Antigen IgM Antibody, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONEBV CAPSID ANTIGEN IGM AB; EBVCA IGM
DAYS PERFORMED

Thursday

TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Westergren, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSEDIMENTATION RATE WEST; ESR
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 hours
 
Erythropoietin, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION ERYTHROPOIETIN
TURNAROUND TIME

1 to 5 days

 
Estradiol PEDS, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Estradiol, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTRADIOL; E2
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily on first shift
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Estradiol-17 Beta (E2), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTRADIOL; E2
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily on first shift
TURNAROUND TIME1 day
 
Estriol, Unconjugated (E3), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTRIOL
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Estrogen, Total, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONESTROGEN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Estrone, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Ethanol, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALCOHOL; ETHANOL; ETOH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Ethosuximide, Serum, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONETHOSUXIMIDE; ETHOSUX
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Ethyl Alcohol, Blood, EtOH, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALCOHOL; ETHANOL; ETOH
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Ethylene Glycol, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONETHYLENE GLYCOL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 Business Days

 
Etrafon., Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAMITRIPTYLINE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Euglobulin Lysis Time, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Everolimus, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Exchange Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Customized Whole Blood Exchange

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 1 hour or more, depending on availability of fresh (ideally less than 10 days old) or frozen red cells
 
Extractable Nuclear Antigen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENA; ENA; SM; SM+RNP
DAYS PERFORMED Wednesday
TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
Extravascular Fluid Cell Count, 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
 
Extrinsic Inhibitor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONQUICK DILUTION, PT INHIBITOR, MIXING STUDIES
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, second shift

TURNAROUND TIME24-72 hours
 
Eye Culture, Routine, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU WOUND AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; CU AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; C AERGS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

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.



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