Note: always contact Mitogen PRIOR to sending samples to receive updated instructions
- CSF (1mL): Send in small sterile tube and/or
- Serum (1mL): Draw blood in red top tube ( Golden Top-SST Tube), centrifuge and send ONLY serum (no red blood cells) in small sterile tube
- Samples may be frozen until shipment, but send at room temp (ice packs preferred BUT NO DRY ICE)
- Please make sure that the caps of tubes are tightly closed; it is preferable to secure them with Parafilm to prevent leaks.
- Complete the Requisition as much as possible and include it in your shipment
- Please advise if patient consent has been obtained. If available please provide a copy or send PDF
- Consent forms are available on request.
- Follow shipping instructions provided closely to avoid delays
- Tracking numbers should be retained for delivery confirmation
- If problems arise or you package is not delivered promptly please email:
Haiyan Hou: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Reports typically follow 7-10 days after receipt of sample
- Please indicate how you would prefer to receive results: fax, email, mail
- If you have not received the report, other reflex tests may have been indicated. Please contact us by email (email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org)