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  ACID HEMOLYSIN Specimen Type:
   also known as Ham Test

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements:  One 10mL Plain red and one 5 mL lavendaer (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA)
   
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL plain red and 3 mL EDTA
Method of collection: Blood Draw
Transportation: 3 mL serum (separated from cells) and 5 mL whole blood (EDTA) at 20-25'C.
Label instructions: Patient name and MRN
Request test on form:  N/A
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: N/A
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This Test Is Sent To: ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : Send Sunday through Thursday Only
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: Indicate patient's blood type on test request form. Specimens must be received within 24 hours of collection and testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection. Separate serum ASAP.

Specimens which have not had the serum separated from the cells ASAP after collection.

After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours

   
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