1) Semen (at least 0.5 ml 2) Serum (at least 0.5 ml) 3) Buffy coat 4) Tissue 5) Blood swabs 6) Feces 7) Oral Fluids
A maximum of 5 samples/test will be pooled for serum, semen, or blood swab testing. Following the guidelines listed under the Submitted Specimen Requirements will provide an adequate sample volume to conduct this test. If multiple tests are to be requested on a specimen, there may not be adequate sample volume to perform each test. Please submit an adequate sample volume to meet the requirements of each test. If multiple agent testing is requested, please submit 2 tablespoons/30ml of fecal material. This will allow for an adequate sample volume to properly conduct each test.
1,2,5) Leakproof 1.5 ml microfuge tube or serum separator tube 3) 3-5 ml purple top whole blood tube 4,6) WHIRL-PAK or plastic bag 7) Sterile tube