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Name of Test
Comprehensive Drug Screen Umbilical Cord Tissue, RefLab
Alternate Names
824268 LC
SoftLab Order Code
Epic Order Name
Comprehensive Drug Screen Umbilical Cord Tissue, RefLab LC 824268
Epic Order ID
Tests Included

List of Analytes

Reference Lab
Additional Test Information
Testing should be ordered on the infant's MRN, not the mothers.
Sample Type
Umbilical Cord Tissue
Collection Container
Sterile Container
Collecting Volume
Approx. 6" piece of umbilical cord tissue
Minimum Collecting Volume
6" piece of umbilical cord tissue - smaller specimens will not be rejected but may not be sufficient for extended testing
Storage or Stability
Refrigerate (specimens may be stored for up to four hours at room temp)
Causes For Rejection
Cord soaking in blood or other fluid, Formalin fixed. Tissue that is decomposed.
Collect 6 inches of umbilical cord (approximately the length of an adult hand). Drain and discard any blood. Rinse the exterior of the cord segment with normal saline or sterile water. Pat the cord dry and place in container for transport.
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