TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FSTYR    
Styrene, Occupational Exposure, Blood

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

WB Sodium Heparin

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Collect 2 tubes green-top (sodium heparin) whole blood. Send 20 mL sodium heparin whole blood refrigerated. Collect specimen at end of shift or prior to next shift. Tubes should be filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

2.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
WB Sodium HeparinRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 180 days