Information on collection, storage, and volume
(1) 10 mL
Black-and-tan-top (Streck) tube (whole blood). Sequenom collection kits are available (PeopleSoft No. 116373 379551G-CS-LCA.SEQUENOM-LCA.SEQUENOM-LCA ONLY KIT EA=1/KIT and PeopleSoft No. 116374 549403G-CS-LCA.SEQUENOM-LCA TEST REG STICKERS ST=3/SET).
Room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Keep out of direct sunlight. Samples must be shipped to LabCorp in a Sequenom collection kit.
Gestational age less than nine weeks; expired or incorrect blood tubes (including nonglass tubes); quantity not sufficient for analysis; received more than seven days from collections; excessive hemolysis; frozen specimens
Only the Sequenom collection kit (PeopleSoft No. 116373) can be used for collection.