Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
Cryoglobulin, Ql, Serum, Rflx
Alternate Names
001594 LC
SoftLab Order Code
CRYQL
Epic Order Name
CRYOGLOBULIN, QUALITATIVE, SERUM, REFLEX, REF LAB LC 001594
Epic Order ID
LAB713
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
Laboratory staff: Label final transport tube as PREWARMED or specimen will be rejected by the testing laboratory.
Sample Type
Serum
Collection Container
Red top tube - no gel - Prewarmed
Collecting Volume
6.0 mL
Minimum Collecting Volume
4.0 mL
Storage or Stability
Ambient
Causes For Rejection
Speicimen not allowed to clot at 37 degrees, patient not fasting, lipemia, gel barrier tube used for collection, transfer tube not labeled as prewarmed.
Patient Preparation
Patient must be fasting
Instructions
Specimen must be drawn in a prewarmed tube and kept at 37°C while clotting. Separate serum from cells immediately after clot formation (keep at 37°C while clotting), and transfer serum into a clean transport tube. Label transport tube "Prewarmed."
 
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