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Test Catalog

Test ID: FMANO    
Mannose Binding Lectin

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

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

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in serum gel tube (s). Plain red-top tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Note:  Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

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

0.5 mL

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

Hemolysis: Mild OK; Gross reject
Thawing: Warm reject; Cold OK
Lipemia: NA
Icterus: NA
Other: Specimen collected in EDTA or citrate. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.

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
SerumFrozen (preferred)365 days
 Refrigerated 14 days
 Ambient 48 hours