Test directory: Fetal Fibronectin

Ordering Code5447
Test NameFetal Fibronectin
Preferred SpecimenSwab of cervicovaginal secretions
Preferred Container1 mL of extraction buffer
Optimum Volume1 swab in 1 mL of extraction buffer (in kit)
Collection InstructionsCervicovaginal secretions should be collected by trained medical personnel using only the Hologic TLi-IQ collection kit. Kit is supplied by QMC-PB Hematology.
Handling InstructionsRefrigerate specimen if transport time >8 hours.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 72 Hours
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity, Moderate to grossly bloody samples,
Incorrect collection kit used
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyLateral flow solid phase immunosorbance

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