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Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Qs)

1) Where do we send completed patient consent forms and laboratory request forms?

Completed forms should be sent to Barbara Karczeski at the JHMI Diagnostic Lab. Click here: to go to the contact information page.

2) What color/type of tubes should I use for drawing blood?

We prefer between 5 and 10 cc of blood to be drawn in EDTA (lavender top) tubes.

3) Are there any specific shipping requirements?

Samples should be shipped at room temperature by Federal Express or other overnight courrier. Blood samples are stable at 4 degrees Celcius for a week or longer. Please call +1 (410) 614-6911 with any additional questions. We would appreciate being notified by phone when a sample is being shipped.

 

   
 
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