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Triscreen, CWRU

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
TRICW CWRU
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube or Gold Top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
7.0 mL (minimum 5.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen hemolyzed; sample other than serum; sample drawn after amniocentesis; gestational age <15 weeks or > 25 weeks; gross lipemia
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Two-site Fluoroimmunometric Assay; Time Result Fluoroimmuno Assay
Special Instructions:
Testing Sun-Thurs preferred. A Children's Hospital Prenatal Screen Request Form (or similar from a prescribing doctor) must be fully completed and sent with specimen to the lab.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is gestational age dependent; available on patient report
CPT Code:
82677
Synonyms:
Second trimester triple check