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Collection Tube Abbreviations

  RT  =  Plain Red top   GYT  =  Gray top   RBL  =  Royal Blue top
  RHalo = Red Halo   YT  =  Yellow top   PT  =  Pink top
  BLT  =  Blue top   GRN  =  Green top   PPT  =  Pearl top
  LT  =  Lavender top   SGRN  =  Special Green   GHalo = Green Halo
Test
(TEST CODE)
Lab
Section
Special
Requirements
Reference Ranges and Critical Values Testing Schedule and Expected
Turnaround
Time
IgA, CSF Ref 1.0 ml CSF   ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 7-10 days
IgA, Serum
(IGA2)
Immu 3 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   70-400 mg/dL M-F
Results: 24-48 hrs
IgD, Serum
(IGD)
Immu  3 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   0.0-15.3 mg/dL M-F
Results:  24-48 hrs
IgE, Serum
(QIGE)
Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   
Separate serum from cells ASAP
ARUP Test Directory Mailout:1-2 weeks
IgG, CSF Ref 1.0 ml CSF  ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 7-10 days
IgG, Serum
(IGG2)
Immu 3 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   700-1600 mg/dL M-F
Results: 24-48 hrs
IgM, CSF Ref 1.0 ml CSF    ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 7-10 days
IgM, Serum
(IGM2)
Immu 3 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   40-230 mg/dL M-F
Results: 24-48 hrs
Imipramine + Desipramine
(IMDE)
Ref 10 ml blood, 1 large RT  
 
ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Immune Complex Assay by ClQ Ref 6 ml blood, 1 RT ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Immune Studies Panel
(IMSPB)
Flow 1 LT
 
CD3:  64-82%;
1171-2005/l

CD4:  39-57%;
720-1348/l

CD19:  8-16%;
151-343/l
M-F
Results: 4-24 hrs
Immunofixation Electrophoresis
Serum (IFE)
Fluid (FLIFE)
CSF (SFIFE)
Urine (UIFE)
Imm 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top,
2 mL CSF, Fluid, or
Urine
  (24 hr collection preferred), 10 mL urine, yellow top
Interpretive report M-F
Results: 1-4 days
Immunoglobulins, Quantitative Serum
(QIGS2)
 
Immu See Quantitative Immunoglobulins    
Indirect Bilirubin
 
  See Bilirubin, Direct      
Indirect AntiGlobulin Test [Ab Screen]
(IAT)
 
BBK 2 EDTA tubes initialed by individual drawing  & order sheet initialed by blood collector. Negative; detects presence of clinically significant blood group allo-antibodies. 24hrs/7day
STAT: 30 min
 
Influenza A & B Antibodies Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top  
Parallel acute and convalescent testing preferred.
ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Influenza A & B Antigen
(INFLAG)
Micro

Nasal wash transported in a sterile leak proof container

OR

Nasopharyngeal Dacron swab transported in M4RT viral transport media.

(Dacron swabs and viral transport media may be obtained from the laboratory.)

OR

Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) 
Negative
Physician will be called with Positive results.
Daily
Results:
Same day
Insulin, Fasting Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top  
Separate serum from cells ASAP.  Avoid hemolysis.
ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Insulin, Random
(INSUL)
 
Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top  
Separate serum from cells ASAP.  Avoid hemolysis.
 
ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Insulin Antibody Ref 5 ml blood, 1 RT    ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Insulin-Like GF1
(IGF1)
Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Interleukin-2 Ref 6 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   or 1 LT
Critical frozen
Viracor Test Directory Mailout: 7-14+ days
Interleukin-6
(IL6)
Chem 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   0-6.3 pg/mL M, W, F 
Intrinsic Factor Blocking Antibody
(IFBAB)
Ref 5 ml blood, 1 Gold Top   ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Ionized Calcium
Adult (CAI)
Neonates (CAI2P)
Chem See Calcium, Ionized    
Iron, Total
(IRON)
Chem 5 ml blood, 1 Light Green   M: 45 - 182 g/dL
F: 28 - 170 g/dL
24 hrs/ 7 days
Results: 2 hrs
STAT: 1 hr
Iron Binding Capacity 
(TIBC) 
Chem 5 ml blood, 1 Light Green Reference Interval:
250-425 g/dL
24 hrs/ 7 days
Results: 2 hrs
STAT: 1 hr
Iron, % Saturation
(SAT)
Chem 5 ml blood, 1 Light Green Females: 15 - 50
Males: 20 - 50%
24 hrs/ 7 days
Results: 2 hrs
STAT: 1 hr
Iron, Urine
(IRONU)
Ref 24hr urine collection in Bottle Type I    ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days
Isohemagglutinin Titer
{Antibody Titer}
(ABTI)
BBK 1 EDTA tube and order sheet initialed by blood collector. Interpretive; primarily prenatal studies for clinically significant antibodies capable of causing HDN. 24hrs/7days
Isopropanol
(Includes Acetone)
 
Ref 5 ml blood, 1 RT or 1 GYT ARUP Test Directory Mailout: 5-7 days

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