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Test Code SQ RIBOS, EPIC LAB5192 16S Ribosomal Sequencing

Methodology

Real-Time PCR and DNA sequencing

Performing Laboratory

University of Wisconsin Hospital 

Specimen Requirements

 

Specimen Type: Blood

Container/Tube: EDTA Whole Blood

Specimen Volume:  4 mLs

 

Specimen Type: Body Fluid from sterile sites

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: Bone Marrow

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: CSF

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: Pleural Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: Peritoneal Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: Synovial Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: min 250 μL

 

Specimen Type: Deep Tissue

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Transport Temperature

 

Please Refrigerate all samples

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Thursday

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87153