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

Walnut allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Washed Cells, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC [Comments: 'Washed']

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Washed Red Blood Cells, Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC [Comments: 'Washed']

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Washed Red Cells, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Packed RBC [Comments: 'Washed']

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1-2 hours
 
Washing Cytology, Cytology
DAYS PERFORMEDMon-Fri, 0730-1700
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
West Nile Virus IgM, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
West Nile Virus IgM CSF, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
West Nile Virus IgM Serum, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Westergren Sedimentation Rate, Core Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTIONSEDIMENTATION RATE WEST; ESR
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME2-4 hours
 
Wheat (IgE) Rast Allergen, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
POE DESCRIPTION

Wheat allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
White Blood Cell Concentrate, Blood Center
DAYS PERFORMEDArrangements should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Weekdays, 0730-1700; weekends, 0730-1400. Tech "on call" will only perform donations scheduled 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIMEDonation should take between 2-4 hours. Donor specimen must be completely processed and cross-matched.
 
White Cell Antibody Screen, Molecular Diagnostics/Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
POE DESCRIPTIONHLA ANTIBODY SCREEN
DAYS PERFORMEDRoutine; stat; Mon-Fri, 0800-1700
TURNAROUND TIMERoutine: <30 days

Stat: 2-3 days

 
White Cell 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

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

Whitefish Allergen

TURNAROUND TIME

5-7 working days

 
Whole Blood, Transfusion, Blood Center
POE DESCRIPTION

Customized Whole Blood Exchange

DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME1 hour
 
Wood Alcohol, Core Laboratory Referred to Commercial Laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME6-8 hours
 
Worm Identification, Macroscopic, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONWORM ID; ID WORM
DAYS PERFORMEDMonday-Friday, 0700-1430
TURNAROUND TIME24-48 hours
 
Wound Culture, Fungus, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU FUNGUS W SMEAR (NON-SKIN); C FUNGUSSM
DAYS PERFORMEDDaily, 24 hours. Cultures are examined Monday-Saturday.
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.
 
Wound 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.
 
Wound/Infected Site, Routine Culture, Microbiology
POE DESCRIPTIONCU WOUND AEROBIC W GRAM STAIN; CU 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.


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