Test directory: Integrated Screen, First Trimester

Ordering Code6672
Test NameIntegrated Screen, First Trimester
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube and send refrigerated
Completed Genzyme (Integrated Genetics) requisition MUST accompany the specimen
Patient MUST be collected between 10 weeks 3 days - 13 weeks 6 days by crown rump length (39mm-84mm)
Reference lab will ONLY accept Nuchal Translucency (NT) measurements from certified sonographers by the
Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF) or the NT Quality Review program (NTQR). Certification must be submitted prior to submitting the first specimen.
Handling InstructionsClot and centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000g. This is to prevent hemolysis.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 7 Days
Rejection CriteriaHemolyzed
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time10 Days
MethodologyEnzyme Immunoassay (IA)
Reference Lab Esoterix Genetic Laboratories, LLC