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Name of Test
Fetal Lung Maturity Testing Ref Lab
Alternate Names
005038 LC, LBC, Lamellar Body Counts
SoftLab Order Code
LBC
Epic Order Name
FETAL LUNG MATURITY (FLM) TESTING, REF LAB LC 005038
Epic Order ID
LAB732
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
Processing Information

Aliquot some specimen in a sterile tube (located in Microbiology). To be held for future testing

Obtain and complete a manual LabCorp requisition

Indicate STAT and provide fax# 919-350-8835

Call for a stat courier

Deliver to LabCorp, 1447 York Ct. Burlington, NC 27215 ph. # 1-877-522-4677. The courier should go to the P3 stat delivery entrance.

Call Lab Corp Hospital Services 1-877-522-4677 to alert them that the sample is being sent.

Call the call center ext. 08242 to inform them to expect a stat result.

Sample Type
Amniotic Fluid
Collection Container
Sterile container
Collecting Volume
4.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
1.0 ml
Storage or Stability
Refrigerate
Causes For Rejection
Frozen samples; bloody (RBC value >0.02 x 106/µL) or contaminated samples; large, gelatinous object(s) that will not aspirate
Patient Preparation
Do not centrifuge. Do not freeze. Do not vortex.
 
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