Doctor's Data Inc

BHMT - 2; whole blood

Specimen Requirements

Full unopened vacutainer tube of Whole Blood

Collection Container/Tube

EDTA lavender-top blood tube. Alternatives: EDTA royal blue-top or ACD solution A or B yellow-top blood tube.

Transport Container/Tube

EDTA lavender-top tube

Minimum Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Rejection Criteria

Evidence of container damage or leaking

Stability Information

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 3 weeks (21 days)
Frozen: Indefinite
37°C/99°F: Unacceptable


Real-time PCR technology for genotyping

Turnaround Time

7 - 14 days