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Test Catalog

Test ID: MTXSG    
Methotrexate Post Glucarpidase, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Shipping Instructions

Ship specimen in amber vial to protect from light.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Amber Frosted Tube, 5 mL (T192)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Amber vial (T192)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.2 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK
Other Exposed to light >24 hours

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)7 daysLIGHT PROTECTED
 Frozen 14 daysLIGHT PROTECTED
 Ambient 7 daysLIGHT PROTECTED