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TEST NAMEPATIENT PREPARATIONTYPE OF SAMPLETYPE OF CONTAINERQUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIREDSTABILITY S/P/U/CSFSAMPLE COLLECTION TIMEMETHODTURN AROUND TIME
MANTOUX SKIN TEST PPD INJECTION NONE NONE NONE NONE 24 HRS INTRADERMAL TEST AFTER 48 ,72 HOURS
MEASLES IGG NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ELISA AFTER 7 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MEASLES IGM NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ELISA AFTER 7 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MUMPS IGG NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ELISA AFTER 7 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MUMPS IGM NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ELISA AFTER 7 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIE IGM & IGG(ELISA NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ELISA AFTER 7 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MYCORESIST ( MDR TB PCR ) NONE BONE MARROW/BRONCHIAL LAVAGE/BRUSHINGS /OTHER BODY FLUID/SPUTUM/TISSUES/URINE (EARLY MORNING)(AFB 1+) STERILE CONTAINER 4ML ROOM 6 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN NA 24 HRS PCR AFTER 15 DAYS O/S(RANBAXY)
MCH NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 2HRS R- 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
MCHC NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 2HRS R- 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
MCV NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 2HRS R- 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
METHEMOGLOBIN [QUANTITATIVE] (OUTSOURCED TO SRL RELIGARE) NOT APPLICABLE WB K2 EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A: 12 HRS NOT APPLICABLE SPECTRO PHOTOMETRY 4 HOURS
MIXING STUDY NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER 2.7ML / 4.5 ML WB :< 2H PPP: A <4 HR R<24H -20°C -3 WEEKS -80°C- 3 MONTHS NOT APPLICABLE ELECTRO MECHANICAL DETECTION OF CLOT 6 HRS
MOLECULAR STUDY - PML/RARA ( QUALITATIVE) (OUT SOURCED TO DABUR ONCQUEST) NOT APPLICABLE PERIPHERAL BLOOD K2 EDTA VACUTAINER 6-8 ML A: 24 HRS R :3 DAYS NOT APPLICABLE RT-PCR 6 DAYS
MOLECULAR STUDY - PML/RARA ( QUANTITATIVE) (OUT SOURCED TO DABUR ONCQUEST) NOT APPLICABLE PERIPHERAL BLOOD K2 EDTA VACUTAINER 8 ML A: 24 HRS R :3 DAYS NOT APPLICABLE REAL TIME RT-PCR 6 DAYS
MP/QBC NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML CENTRIFUGED TUBE A:3 DAYS R: 2 WEEKS NOT APPLICABLE QBC + MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
MDS PANEL ( OUTSOURCED TO DABUR ONQUEST) NOT APPLICABLE WHOLE BLOOD/ BONE MARROW SODIUM HEPARIN VACUTAINER 4-5ML BLOOD /2-3 ML BONE MARROW 20-25°C NOT APPLICABLE FISH + MICROSCOPY 6 DAYS
MAGNESIUM (SERUM) 12 HRS FASTING IS REQUIRED RANDOM IF URGENT BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 2 TO 8 C FOR 7 DAYS 24 HRS MAGNON / XYLIDYL BLUE 3 HRS
MAGNESIUM (URINE 24 HRS) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITH PRESERVATIVE 10 ML OF 6 N HCL 10 ML 2 TO 8 C FOR 7 DAYS AFTER 24 HRS COLLECTION MAGNON / XYLIDYL BLUE 3 HRS
MAGNESIUM (URINE RANDOM) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY 24 HRS MAGNON / XYLIDYL BLUE 3 HRS
METHOTREXATE NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER (DO NOT USE GEL BARRIER TUBES) 4 ML FROZEN 3 MONTHS BUT WRAP IN ALUMINUM FOIL SAMPLE BY 7TH OF THE MONTH IMMUNO ASSAY 3 WEEKS, O/S (LALPATH'S - USA)
MICROALBUMIN(SPOT) NONE URINE 2ND VOID URINE IN A STERILE CONTAINER 10 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY IF NOT POSSIBLE THEN STORE AT 2 TO 8 C FOR 1 WEEK WITH ANTI MICROBIAL AGENT 0.02& SODIUM AZIDE OR THIMEROSAL 24 HRS IMMUNOTURBIDIMETRY 3 HRS
MICROALBUMIN (24 HRS) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY IF NOT POSSIBLE THEN STORE AT 2 TO 8 C FOR 1 WEEK WITH ANTI MICROBIAL AGENT 0.02% SODIUM AZIDE OR THIMEROSAL AFTER 24 HR COLLECTIONS IMMUNOTURBIDIMETRY 3 HRS

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TEST NAMEPATIENT PREPARATIONTYPE OF SAMPLETYPE OF CONTAINERQUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIREDSTABILITY S/P/U/CSFSAMPLE COLLECTION TIMEMETHODTURN AROUND TIME
NASAL CULTURE NONE NASAL SWAB STERILE CULTURE COLLECTING SWAB 2 SWAB IF A DELAY IN TRANSPORT OR PROCESSING IS ANTICIPATED, KEEP THE SPECIMEN AT 4°C 24 HRS MICROSCOPY CULTURE/SENSITIVITY. 72 HOURS
NASAL SMEAR FOR EOSINOPHILS NOT APPLICABLE PATIENT TO REPORT TO HAEMATOLOGY LAB AT APOLLO HOSPITALS BANGALORE SMEAR NASAL SWAB ROOM TEMPERATURE NOT APPLICABLE MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
NBS TSH ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE > 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NBS 17-OHP ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE > 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NBS G6PD ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE > 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NBS PKU ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE > 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NBS GALACTOSE ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NBS BIOTINIDASE ESTABLISHED FEEDING DRIED BLOOD SPOT FILTER PAPER 2 COMPLETE SPOT ROOM TEMPERATURE > 1 DAY AFTER BIRTH ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY 3 WORKING DAYS
NT PRO BNP NONE BLOOD GREEN COLOURED VACUTAINER - SODIUM HEPARIN 4 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY 24 HRS OPTICAL DETECTION 3 HRS

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TEST NAMEPATIENT PREPARATIONTYPE OF SAMPLETYPE OF CONTAINERQUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIREDSTABILITY S/P/U/CSFSAMPLE COLLECTION TIMEMETHODTURN AROUND TIME
OSMOLALITY, SERUM NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY 24 HRS FREEZING POINT GONOTEC 3 HRS
OSMOLALITY, SPOT URINE NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML TO BE DONE IMMEDIATELY 24 HRS FREEZING POINT GONOTEC 3 HRS
OXALATE (24 HRS URINE) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITH PRESERVATIVE 25 ML OF 50% HCL 10 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 2 WEEKS 24 HRS SPECTROPHOTOMETRY 7 DAYS, O/S (APOLLO CHENNAI)

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TEST NAMEPATIENT PREPARATIONTYPE OF SAMPLETYPE OF CONTAINERQUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIREDSTABILITY S/P/U/CSFSAMPLE COLLECTION TIMEMETHODTURN AROUND TIME
PAUL BUNNEL SPOT NONE SERUM RED CAPPED VACUTAINER/ YELLOW CAP VACUTAINER 4ML ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS HAEM AGGLUTINATION TEST AFTER 24 HOURS
PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII STAINING NONE BRONCHIAL LAVAGE/BRUSHINGS /SPUTUM STERILE CONTAINER COLLECT APPROXIMATELY 15-30 ML OF FLUID ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 1WEEK, FROZEN NA 24 HRS TOLUIDINE BLUE O STAIN AFTER 24 HOURS
PUS CULTURE NONE EXUDATES PUS SWABS STERILE CONTAINER/STERILE CULTURE COLLECTING SWAB FOR MOST INFECTIONS, TISSUE OR ASPIRATED MATERIAL IS OPTIMAL FOR THE ISOLATION OF INFECTING ORGANISMS ROOM 2 HRS, REFRIGERATED 24 HRS, FROZEN NA 24 HRS MICROSCOPY CULTURE/SENSITIVITY 48 HOURS
PACKED CELL VOLUME [PCV] NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 1 DAY R- 4 DAYS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME [PTT] NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER 2.7ML / 4.5 ML WB :< 2H PPP: A <4 HR R<24H -20°C -3 WEEKS -80°C- 3 MONTHS NOT APPLICABLE ELECTRO MECHANICAL DETECTION OF CLOT 4 HRS
PCR PHILADELPHIA – CHROMOSOME:CML QUEST (BCR/ABL) (OUT SOURCED TO DABUR ONCQUEST) NOT APPLICABLE PERIPHERAL BLOOD K2 EDTA VACUTAINER 6-8 ML A: 24 HRS R :3 DAYS NOT APPLICABLE RT-PCR 5 DAYS
PERICARDIAL FLUID ANALYSIS NOT APPLICABLE PERICARDIAL FLUID CLEAN STOPPERED PLASTIC TEST TUBE/ RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 5 ML A– 1-2HRS R – 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
PERIPHERAL SMEAR NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 2HRS R- 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
PERITONEAL DIALYSIS FLUID CELL COUNT NOT APPLICABLE PERITONEAL DIALYSIS FLUID CLEAN STOPPERED PLASTIC TEST TUBE/ RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 5 ML R – 30 MIN F – 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
PERITONEAL FLUID CELL COUNT NOT APPLICABLE ASCITIC/PERITONEAL FLUID. CLEAN STOPPERED PLASTIC TEST TUBE/ RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 5 ML R – 30 MIN F – 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
PH URINE NOT APPLICABLE URINE 50 ML PLASTIC TIGHTLY CAPPED CONTAINER 20 ML UNSTABLE NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED URINE ANALYSER 4 HRS
PLASMA HAEMOGLOBIN NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 2HRS R- 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ SPECTROPHOTO METER 4HRS
PLATELET COUNT NOT APPLICABLE WB K2- EDTA VACUTAINER 3 ML A- 4HRS R- 7 DAYS NOT APPLICABLE AUTOMATED CELL COUNTER/ MICROSCOPY 4HRS
PLEURAL FLUID ANALYSIS NOT APPLICABLE PLEURAL FLUID CLEAN STOPPERED PLASTIC TEST TUBE/ RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 5 ML R – 30 MIN F – 24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE MICROSCOPY 4 HRS
PML/RAR (FISH TECHNIQUE) (OUT SOURCED TO DABUR ONCQUEST) NOT APPLICABLE WB/BM SODIUM HEPARIN VACUTAINER 4 - 5 ML WB/ 2-3 ML BM A :24 HRS NOT APPLICABLE FISH 5-7 DAYS
PROTEIN C ESTIMATION (OUT SOURCED TO SRL RELIGARE) NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER TWO ALIQUOTS OF 1.5 ML EACH WB :< 2H PPP: A: 7 DAYS R:7 DAYS F:-20°C -3 WEEKS -80°C- 3 MONTHS NOT APPLICABLE ELECTRO MECHANICAL DETECTION OF CLOT 4 DAYS
PROTEIN S (OUT SOURCED TO SRL RELIGARE) NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER TWO ALIQUOTS OF 1.5 ML EACH WB :< 2H PPP: A <4 HRS R<4HRS -20°C -3 WEEKS -80°C- 3 MONTHS NOT APPLICABLE ELECTRO MECHANICAL DETECTION OF CLOT 4 DAYS
PROTHROMBIN TIME NOT APPLICABLE PLASMA 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER 2.7ML / 4.5 ML WB :< 2H PPP: A <4 HR R<24H -20°C -3 WEEKS -80°C- 3 MONTHS NOT APPLICABLE ELECTRO MECHANICAL DETECTION OF CLOT 4 HRS
PLATELET AGGREGATION STUDY 1. ARACHIDONIC ACID 2. RISTOCETIN 3. EPINEPHRIN 4. COLLAGEN 5. ADP (OUT SOURCED) 1. 12 HOUR FASTING 2. PLATELET COUNT SHOULD BE≥ 50000 CLLS/CUMM WHOLE BLOOD 3. 2% SODIUM CITRATE VACUTAINER ( 2 TUBES) 6 ML 2 HOURS AT ROOM TEMPERATURE NOT APPLICABLE WHOLE BLOOD PLATELET AGREGATION 4 HOURS
PARATHORMONE (PTH) NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML SEPARATE SERUM IMMEDIATELY AFTER CLOTTING AND FREEZE WITHIN 30 MINS, FROZEN 4 WEEKS DRAW SAMPLE BETWEEN 8 AM TO 10 AM CHEMILUMINESCENCE 7 DAYS, O/S (APOLLO CHENNAI)
PHENYTOIN NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER,DONOT INVERT THE TUBE. DONOT USE GEL BARRIER TUBE 4 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 2 WEEKS 24 HRS CHEMILUMINESCENCE 3 DAYS, O/S (ANAND LAB)
PHOSPHORUS (SERUM) NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 2 TO 8 C FOR 4 DAYS 24 HRS PHOSPHOMOLYB FORMATION 3 HRS
PHOSPHORUS (24 HRS URINE) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITH 6 N HCL 10 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 2 AFTER 24 HRS COLLECTION PHOSPHOMOLYB FORMATION 3 HRS
PHOSPHORUS (SPOT URINE) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 2 WEEKS 24 HRS PHOSPHOMOLYB FORMATION 3 HRS
PROGESTERONE NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 15 TO 30 C FOR 8 HRS 2 TO 8 C FOR 48 HRS > 48 HRS AT -20 C 24 HRS CHEMILUMINESCENCE 7 DAYS, O/S (APOLLO CHENNAI)
PROLACTIN NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 15 TO 30 C FOR 8 HRS 2 TO 8 C FOR 48 HRS > 48 HRS AT -20 C 24 HRS CHEMILUMINESCENCE 6 HRS
PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA) FREE NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS ENZYME IMMUNO ASSAY 7 DAYS, O/S (ANAND LAB)
PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA) TOTAL NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 15 TO 30 C F OR 8 HRS 2 TO 8 C FOR 48 HRS > 48 HRS AT -20 C 24 HRS CHEMILUMINESCENCE 6 HRS
POTASSIUM (SERUM) NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML REFRIGERATED 3 DAYS FROZEN 1 WEEK 24 HRS ISE (DIRECT / INDIRECT) 3 HRS
POTASSIUM (PERITONEAL FLUID) NONE FLUID STERILE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML REFRIGERATED 3 DAYS FROZEN 1 WEEK 24 HRS ISE (DIRECT / INDIRECT) 3 HRS
POTASSIUM (24 HRS URINE) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML REFRIGERATED 3 DAYS FROZEN 1 WEEK AFTER 24 HRS COLLECTION ISE (DIRECT / INDIRECT) 3 HRS
POTASSIUM (SPOT URINE) NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE 10 ML REFRIGERATED 3 DAYS FROZEN 1 WEEK 24 HRS ISE (DIRECT / INDIRECT) 3 HRS
PORPHYRINS, 24 HRS URINE NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE DARK COLOURED CONTAINER 10 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 4 WEEKS AFTER 24 HRS COLLECTION COLUMN CHROMATOGRAPHY 72 HRS, O/S (LALPATH'S)
PORPHYRINS, RANDOM COLLECT URINE DURING ACUTE CRISIS URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE DARK COLOURED CONTAINER 10 ML REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS COLUMN CHROMATOGRAPHY 72 HRS, O/S (LALPATH'S)
PORHOBILINOGEN, 24 HRS URINE NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE DARK COLOURED CONTAINER 10 ML THURSDAY BY 7 AM REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 4 WEEKS AFTER 24 HRS COLLECTION COLUMN CHROMATOGRAPHY 72 HRS, O/S (LALPATH'S)
PORHOBILINOGEN, RANDOM NONE URINE URINE CONTAINER WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE DARK COLOURED CONTAINER 10 ML THURSDAY BY 7 AM REFRIGERATED 1 WEEK FROZEN 4 WEEKS 24 HRS COLUMN CHROMATOGRAPHY 72 HRS, O/S (LALPATH'S)
PSA NONE BLOOD RED CAPPED VACUTAINER 4 ML 15 TO 30°C FOR 8 HRS 2 TO 8°C FOR 48 HRS > 48 HRS AT -20°C 24 HRS CHEMILUMINESCENCE 6 HRS

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