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Test Directory -  IL28B

Synonyms

Face Test

Request Form 

Combined Pathology Blood form (Yellow/Black or Blue for GP's) or
Microbiology form (Green)

Availability

On request during normal working hours Monday to Friday ONLY

Samples MUST be taken during the morning and sent to Microbiology by 12:00 to allow time for processing before being sent to the Reference Laboratory on the same day

Turnaround Time

4 - 7 days

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

6 ml

Container

Purple top (EDTA) vacutainer

 

Collection

  Samples should be transported to laboratory immediately

Lab. Handling

Send to the Reference Laboratory on receipt

Causes for Rejection

Incorrectly and/or Insufficiently labelled sample
Incorrect sample type


Version 1.0 / November 2013

Last edited 16/04/14