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Test Production Schedule

 
SCL-70, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSCLERODERMA ANTIBODY; SCLERODERM
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
SE, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Selenium

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
SFP, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSYSTEMIC FUNGAL PROFILE; SFP
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 days
 
SGPT, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSGPT
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
SHBG, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSHBG
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
SJOG AB, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSJOGRENS ANTIBODIES; SSA/B
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
SLAP, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONLEUCINE AMINOPEPTIDASE; LAP
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
SMITH AB, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONANTI ENA; ENA; SM; SM+RNP
DAYS PERFORMED Wednesday
TURNAROUND TIME 1-7 days
 
SO2, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONMEASURED O2 SATURATION
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME15 minutes
 
SS-A and SS-B Antibodies, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSJOGRENS ANTIBODIES; SSA/B
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
SS-DNA, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSS-DNA
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
STH, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONGROWTH HORMONE; GROWTH HOR
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
STR Chimerism/Engraftment Analysis by PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCHIMERISM, BONE MARROW ENGRAFTMENT
DAYS PERFORMEDMon - Thurs, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
STR Informative Analysis by PCR, Molecular Diagnostics/Molecular Biology Diagnostics Laboratory
DAYS PERFORMEDMon - Thurs, 0900-1600; Fri, 0900-1200
TURNAROUND TIME7-10 days
 
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae IgG & IgA Antibodies, Core Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Salicylate, Serum, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSALICYLATE; ASPIRIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Salicylic Acid, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSALICYLATE; ASPIRIN
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Saline Washed Cells, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC [Comments: 'Washed']

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Salmon (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Salmon allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

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

Scallop allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Schlichter Test, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Thursday
TURNAROUND TIME2-5 days
 
Scleroderma Antibody, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSCLERODERMA ANTIBODY; SCLERODERM
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Scotch. Tape Test, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONPINWORM PREPARATION
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700-1400

TURNAROUND TIME1-2 days
 
Screen for Atypical RBC Antibodies, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONTYPE AND SCREEN; CLOT; T/S
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Screen for Irregular RBC Antibodies, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONTYPE AND SCREEN; CLOT; T/S
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Screening Culture for Group A Beta 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.
 
Screening Test for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONGLUCOSE TOLERANCE 1 HR; GTT 1 HOUR; GTT-1HR
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Screening Urinalysis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURINALYSIS; UA
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
 
Sed Rate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSEDIMENTATION RATE WEST; ESR
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 hours
 
Selenium, blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Selenium

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Semen Analysis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

SEMEN ANALYSIS WITH MORPHOLOGY

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700 am - 1100 am with appointment

TURNAROUND TIME

3-5 business days

 
Semen Analysis Without Morphology, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

SEMEN ANALYSIS W/O MORPHOLOGY (Count and Motility only)

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700 am - 1100 am with appointment

 
Semen Cryopreservation, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

SEMEN CRYOPRESERVATION

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700 am - 1100 am with appointment

TURNAROUND TIME

3-5 business days

 
Serine Protease Inhibitor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONANTITHROMBIN III FUNCTIONAL; AT3 ACT
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily on second shift

 
Serotonin Metabolite, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID; URT 5HIAA
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Serotonin, Blood, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSEROTONIN
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Serotonin, Urine, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONURT HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID; URT 5HIAA
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Serum Cholinesterase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE; PSEUDOCHOL; PSEUDO
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Serum Cidal Test, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Thursday
TURNAROUND TIME2-5 days
 
Serum Folate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFOLIC ACID SERUM; FOLATE
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

8 hours

 
Serum Fungal Profile, Microbiology
TURNAROUND TIME

3 - 7 days

 
Serum Potassium, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPOTASSIUM; K
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; Blood Gas Laboratory: 15 minutes; stat: 1 hour
 
Serum Protein Electrophoresis, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONPROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS SERUM; SERUM PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS; SPE
DAYS PERFORMED Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME 2-6 days
 
Serum Prothrombin Conversion Accelerator, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F7 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Serum Viscosity, Core Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSHBG
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Sezary Cell Smear, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Sezary Cell Smear

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

48 hours

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

Shrimp allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Sickle Cell Screen, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSICKLE CELL SOLUBILITY TEST; SICKLE SOL
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours, available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Sickle Cell Test, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSICKLE CELL SOLUBILITY TEST; SICKLE SOL
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours, available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Sickle Prep, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSICKLE CELL SOLUBILITY TEST; SICKLE SOL
DAYS PERFORMED Daily, 24 hours, available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Single Donor Platelet, Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

PLTS (Pheresis/donor ~ 250 mL)

 

TURNAROUND TIME20 minutes (if product is in-house)
 
Single-Stranded DNA Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSS-DNA
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Sirolimus, 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.

 
Sjogren`s Antibodies (Anti-ENA), Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSJOGRENS ANTIBODIES; SSA/B
DAYS PERFORMED

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME1-7 days
 
Skin Biopsy, Immunofluorescence, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIME1 week
 
Skin Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS SMEAR (SKIN ONLY); C SFUNSM
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.
 
Skin Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND 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.
 
Smear for Morphology, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONMORPHOLOGY SMEAR FOR HEMATOLOGY
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Smear, Gram Stain, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONGR STAIN ONLY
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours after receipt of the specimen in the laboratory
 
Smooth Muscle Antibodies, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION SMOOTH MUSCLE AB; ASMA
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Sodium, Blood, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSODIUM; NA
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily

TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; Blood Gas Laboratory: 15 minutes; stat: 1 hour
 
Sodium, Feces: 24, 48 or 72 hrs, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFEC NA; FEC SODIUM; FEC SODIUM (RANDOM SPECIMEN); Q/NA; RQ/SODIUM
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Sodium, Fluid or Cerebrospinal Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION FLUID SODIUM
DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Sodium, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Sodium Random; Urine Sodium Timed

DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME Stat: 1 hour (random urine only); Routine: 8 hours
 
Sodium, Stool, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFEC NA; FEC SODIUM; FEC SODIUM (RANDOM SPECIMEN); Q/NA; RQ/SODIUM
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Somatomedin-C, Sulfation Factor, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONINSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR; SOMATOMEDIN C; SOMATO-C; IGF-1
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7  working days
 
Somatotropic Hormone, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONGROWTH HORMONE; GROWTH HOR
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

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

Soybean allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Special Antigen Typing, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2 hours
 
Special Stain Profile, Surgical Pathology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri ,0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Specific Gravity, Fluid, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONFL SPECIFIC GRAVITY
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Spinal Fluid Cell Count, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
Spinal Fluid Cytology, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIMEImmediate evaluation available; 24 hours for routine evaluation
 
Spinal Fluid IgG, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONIGG ALBUMIN RATIO; IGG/ALB
TURNAROUND TIME1-3 days
 
Spinal Fluid VDRL, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF VDRL
TURNAROUND TIME

2-4 days

 
Spinal Tap, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONCSF CELL COUNT DIFF
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours. Cell count available in 1 hour.
 
Sputum Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS W SMEAR(NON-SKIN); C FUNGUSSM (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. Culture reports will be finalized after 4 weeks.
 
Sputum Culture, Mycobacterium, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND 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.
 
Sputum Culture, Routine, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Gram 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 3 days. Cultures from patients reported to the laboratory as having a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis will be finalized after 5 days. Complete reports of cultures from which pathogens are isolated may take 3-10 days after receipt of the culture depending upon the nature of the microorganisms detected.

 
Sputum Cytology, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Sputum, AFB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND 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.
 
Sputum, TB Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU MYCOBACTERIUM W SMEAR; CU AFB AND 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.
 
Stable Factor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F7 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMED Mon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Stem Cell Collection, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri
TURNAROUND TIME5-7 hours
 
Stem Cell Enumeration, Molecular Diagnostics/Cellular
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0800-1600 (no holidays)
TURNAROUND TIME24 hours
 
Stem Cell Freezing, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri
TURNAROUND TIME5-7 hours
 
Sterility Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU ENVIROMENTAL
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMEPreliminary culture reports are available after 24 hours. Cultures with no growth will be finalized after 72 hours. Completion of culture reports may take 3-5 days after receipt of the culture when multiple isolates are found and identifications are requested.
 
Sterility 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.
 
Stone Analysis, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION RENAL CALCULI ANALYSIS; CALCULI
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days 
 
Stool 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.
 
Stool for Blood, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMED

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME

1 day

 
Stool for Ova and Parasites, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONOVA AND PARASITES EXAM; O & P; OP
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday - Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

Complete reports may require 2-4 days after receipt of the specimen based upon the findings.

 
Stool 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.
 
Strawberry IgE Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Strep Pneumo 23 Valent Panel, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Strep Pneumo Antibody Screen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Strep Throat 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.
 
Streptodornase, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONADB
TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Striated Muscle Antibody, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Striated Muscle Antibodies

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Strongyloides IgG Antibody, ELISA, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

STRONGYLOIDES IGG AB

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

1 - 4 Days

 
Strongyloides serology, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

STRONGYLOIDES IGG AB

DAYS PERFORMED

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

TURNAROUND TIME

1 - 4 Days

 
Stuart Factor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F10 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Stuart-Prower Factor, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F10 ACTIVITY

DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Sun, 1600-2300
TURNAROUND TIME 24 hours
 
Sugar, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONGLUCOSE; FBS
DAYS PERFORMEDSpecimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour; Blood Gas Laboratory: 15 minutes
 
Sugar, Quantitative, Urine, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Urine Glucose Random; Urine Glucose Timed

DAYS PERFORMED Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME 8 hours
 
Suprapubic Puncture, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Cultures are examined every 48 hours. Preliminary culture 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.

 
Suprapubic Puncture Anaerobic Culture, Urine, Microbiology
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME

Cultures are examined every 48 hours. Preliminary culture 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.

 
Suprapubic Urine Culture, 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.
 
Surface Factor, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

F12 ACTIVITY

TURNAROUND TIME 5-7 working days
 
Susceptibility Tests, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700-1400 send out

TURNAROUND TIME1-3 weeks
 
Susceptibility Tests, Yeast, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONMICROBIOLOGY REFERRAL
DAYS PERFORMED

Monday-Friday, 0700-1400 send out

TURNAROUND TIME1-3 weeks
 
Swan-Ganz 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.
 
Sweet vernal grass (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Sweet vernal grass allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Synovial Fluid Crystals, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTIONCRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL FL; FL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL; SYNOVIAL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 0800-2300
TURNAROUND TIME8 hours
 
Syphilis Screening Test, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONRPR
DAYS PERFORMED Routine and Stats: Performed once daily on first and second shift.
TURNAROUND TIME 1 day
 
Systemic Fungal Profile, ID, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONSYSTEMIC FUNGAL PROFILE; SFP
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Saturday
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 days


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