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Test Production Schedule

 
RAPC, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONAPC RESIST
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
RBC Folate, Red Cell Folate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRBC FOLATE
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
RBC Fragility, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION OSMOTIC FRAGILITY
DAYS PERFORMED

Blood must be drawn Monday through Thursday only.

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
RCI Panel, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RUSH CANCER INSTITUTE PROFILE (12)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
RCI Profile (12), Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RUSH CANCER INSTITUTE PROFILE (12)
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
 
RF, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RHEUMATOID FACTOR RF
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
RF Scat, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RHEUMATOID FACTOR RF
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
RFP, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL FUNCTION PANEL, RFP
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
RHo(D) Immune Globulin, Standard, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Rh Immune globulin

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 1-2 hour(s)
 
RHoGAM(tm), Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Rh Immune globulin

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 1-2 hour(s)
 
RNP Antibodies, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENA; ENA; SM; SM+RNP
DAYS PERFORMED Wednesday
TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
RO AB, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSJOGRENS ANTIBODIES; SSA/B
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
RPR, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRPR
DAYS PERFORMED Routine and Stats: Performed once daily on first and second shift.
TURNAROUND TIME 1 day
 
RSV Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRSV ANTIGEN DETECTION
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday, 0700-1400. During respiratory viral season, the assay is perfomed Monday-Friday at 0830, 1330, 1930, and 0230; Saturday and Sunday at 0230, 1330, and 1930.
TURNAROUND TIMEAntigen detection: same day providing the specimen is received by 1330 or same day during respiratory viral season. Culture: 7 days.
 
RT3, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONREVERSE T3
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Ragweed (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Common ragweed allergen (short)

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Rapamune, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSIROLIMUS; RAPAMYCIN (SIROLIMUS);

RAPAMUNE (SIROLIMUS)

DAYS PERFORMED

Test is performed Monday-Sunday.

TURNAROUND TIME

Up to 18 hours.

 
Rapamycin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSIROLIMUS; RAPAMYCIN (SIROLIMUS);

RAPAMUNE (SIROLIMUS)

DAYS PERFORMED

Test is performed Monday-Sunday.

TURNAROUND TIME

Up to 18 hours.

 
Rapid Helicobacter pylori Urease Test, 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.
 
Rapid Plasma Reagin Test, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRPR
DAYS PERFORMED Routine and Stats: Performed once daily on first and second shift.
TURNAROUND TIME 1 day
 
Rapid Strep Screen, 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.
 
Raspberry (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRAST OTHER
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Rast Food Profile, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALLERGEN SPECIFIC FOOD IGE AB; RAST FOOD
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rast Food Profile (IgE), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONALLERGEN SPECIFIC FOOD IGE AB; RAST FOOD
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rast Inhalant Profile, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION ALLERGEN SPECIFIC INHAL IGE AB; RAST INHALANT PANEL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Rast Inhalant Profile (IgE), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION ALLERGEN SPECIFIC INHAL IGE AB; RAST INHALANT PANEL
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Rectal Swab for Routine Culture, 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.
 
Red Blood Cell Antibody Identification Panel, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 hours depending on complexity of antibody (sometimes longer)
 
Red Blood Cells, Human, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Red Blood Cells, Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Red Cell Antibody Titer, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Red Cell Fragility, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION OSMOTIC FRAGILITY
DAYS PERFORMED

Blood must be drawn Monday through Thursday only.

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

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

Snapper, red allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Renal Biopsy, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1640
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 24 hours; immunofluorescent studies: 48 hours; electron microscopy: 1 week
 
Renal Calculi, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL CALCULI ANALYSIS; CALCULI
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days 
 
Renal Function Panel, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL FUNCTION PANEL, RFP
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Renin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRENIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Renin Activity, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRENIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Culture and Antigen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRSV ANTIGEN DETECTION
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday, 0700-1400. During respiratory viral season, the assay is perfomed Monday-Friday at 0830, 1330, 1930, and 0230; Saturday and Sunday at 0230, 1330, and 1930.
TURNAROUND TIMEAntigen detection: same day providing the specimen is received by 1330 or same day during respiratory viral season. Culture: 7 days.
 
Respiratory Virus PCR, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday through Saturday during  respiratory virus infection season

TURNAROUND TIME

24- 48 hours

 
Retic Count, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRETICULOCYTE COUNT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Reticulated Hemoglobin, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

4.0 hours

 
Reticulated platelet fraction, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

4.0 hours

 
Reticulin IgA Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RETICULIN AB-IGA & IGG
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Reticulocyte Count, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONRETICULOCYTE COUNT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Retinol, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVITAMIN A; VIT A
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Reverse T3, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONREVERSE T3
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Reverse Tri-iodothyronine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONREVERSE T3
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rh Phenotype, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Rh Titer, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Rheumatoid Factor, Nephelometry, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RHEUMATOID FACTOR RF
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Rheumatology Profile, Core Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

C3, C4, RF - Daily, 24 hours

ANA SCRN - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

1-3 days

 
Rheumoid Arthritis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RHEUMATOID FACTOR RF
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Ribonuclearprotein Antibodies, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENA; ENA; SM; SM+RNP
DAYS PERFORMED Wednesday
TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
Ristocetin Cofactor, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONVON WILLEBRAND FACTOR ASSAY; VW ASSAY
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rotavirus Antigen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONROTAVIRUS ANTIGEN
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESame day
 
Rotavirus Antigen Screen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONROTAVIRUS ANTIGEN
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESame day
 
Rotavirus EIA, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONROTAVIRUS ANTIGEN
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily
TURNAROUND TIMESame day
 
Routine Culture, Intravenous Devices, 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.
 
Routine Stain, Bacterial, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONGR STAIN ONLY
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory
 
Routine Throat Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU THROAT; C THROAT
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Group A Streptococcal antigen screen STAT: 30 minutes 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 issued after 48 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-4 days after receipt of the specimen when multiple isolates are found.
 
Routine UA, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINALYSIS; UA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Routine Urinalysis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINALYSIS; UA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Routine Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINALYSIS; UA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
RoutineThroat Culture, 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.
 
Rubella Antibody Screen, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRUBELLA VIRUS IGG AB TITER; RUBELLA IGG; RUB IGG
TURNAROUND TIME

 5-7 working days

 
Rubella Virus IgG Antibody Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRUBELLA VIRUS IGG AB TITER; RUBELLA IGG; RUB IGG
TURNAROUND TIME

 5-7 working days

 
Rubella Virus IgM Antibody Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRUBELLA VIRUS IGM AB TITER; RUBELLA IGM; RUB IGM
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday
TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Rubeola IgM Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMEASLES VIRUS IGM AB TITER; MEAS IGM
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rubeola Titer, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMEASLES VIRUS IGG AB TITER; MEAS IGG
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Rufinamide (Banzel), Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday



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