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Cordstat Drug Screen

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CORDD USDTL
Specimen Type:
Umbilical cord tissue
Tube Type:
Kit provided by USDTL Laboratory for specimen and requisition
Collection Volume:
6 inches umbilical cord tissue
Cause for Rejection:
Umbilical cord rinsed with alcohol or fixed with formalin
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Special Instructions:
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.
TAT:
2-3 days
Additional Info:
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.
CPT Code:
80301