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Immune Function Tests (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:RCH
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
Lithium Heparin (without Gel)Lithium Heparin (without Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:

Assay is only performed TUESDAY and sample must reach RCH laboratory by 12 midday. Therefore sample must be received in Alfred laboratory by 10am. Send sample via taxi

Requires requesting doctor to get approval from the reference laboratory (RCH Immunology).

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Do Not Centrifuge
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Royal Children's Hospital Laboratory Services
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack