FPRSG - Specimen: Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FPRSG    
Prostaglandin D2 (PG D2), Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Patient Preparation: Patient should not be on aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflammatory medications, if possible, for at least 48 hours prior to collection of specimen

Specimen Type: Urine

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours (NO preservative).

2. Refrigerate specimen during the 24-hour collection.

3. Send specimen frozen in the plastic, 10-mL urine tube (Supply T068)

4. Collection volume and duration are required.

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Ambient

No

Refrigerated

Yes

Frozen

Yes

6N HCl

No

50% Acetic Acid

No

Na2CO3

No

Toluene

No

6N HNO3

No

Boric Acid

No

Thymol

No

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

5 mL

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

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineFrozen