Cordstat Drug Screen
Umbilical cord tissue
Kit provided by USDTL Laboratory for specimen and requisition
6 inches umbilical cord tissue
Cause for rejection:
Umbilical cord rinsed with alcohol or fixed with formalin
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Sample size is 6 inches of umbilical cord tissue that has been drained, exterior rinsed with saline (NO alcohol product), and patted dry.
Umbilical cord is NOT fixed in formalin.
Umbilical cord is stored at room temperature for 7days, can be refrigerated (2-8 degrees C) for up to 3 weeks and frozen (<10 degrees C) up to 1 year.