Specimen Requirements

Title

CYSTIC FIBROSIS SCREEN

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in lavender tube/1mL whole blood and send at room temperature.

Alternate Specimen:

Whole Blood, ACD

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4-6 days Performed Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Clinical Use

Test Code

CFMPW