Special Chemistry

Special Chemistry

Default Test Order for Common Test Order Errors

Test Name Ordered

Sample Type Received

Incorrect Test Requested

Default Action

Reason for Default Action

Attached Abbreviation to Be Used*

*Abbreviation key:

CHGCOL: “Please note that the test number was changed to reflect the collection time submitted.”

CHGHCL: “Please note that the test number was changed to reflect the preserved or unpreserved sample submitted.”

CHGSRC: “Please note that the test number was changed to reflect the specimen source submitted.”

Fecal Fat

72-hour collection

001677 (qualitative)

Change to 001354 − Fecal Fat, Quantitative

Change to test number for 72-hour collection.

CHGCOL

Fecal Fat

Random

001354 (quantitative)

Change to 001677 − Fecal Fat, Qualitative

Change to test number for random collection.

CHGCOL

Porphyrins

Random urine

003194 (24-hour urine)

Change to 120980 − Porphyrins, Quantitative, Random Urine

Change to test number for random collection.

CHGCOL

Porphyrins

24-hour urine

120980 (random urine)

Change to 003194 − Porphyrins, Quantitative, 24-hour Urine

Change to test number for 24-hour collection.

CHGCOL

Serotonin

EDTA whole blood

120204 (serum)

Change to 120089 − Serotonin, Whole Blood

Change to match the specimen type received.

CHGSRC

Serotonin

Serum

120089 (whole blood)

Change to 120204 − Serotonin

Change to match the specimen type received.

CHGSRC

Frozen Gel Packs. To ensure specimen integrity during warm weather, follow these Instructions for Use of frozen gel packs and specimen lockboxes (https://www.labcorp.com/.EdosPortlet/TestMenuLibrary?libName=File+Librar...).

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