Diagnostic Specimen Requirements

Diagnostic Specimen Requirements

The Diagnostic Lab accepts a variety of sample types for different tests. This page contains general information about collecting samples for biochemical and genetic testing. More test-specific details about sample requirements can be found on the individual test pages.  Please visit our Test Finder to locate a particular clinical test. 

Specimen Collection Instructions

Saliva Swab Collection Instructional Video

Saliva Swab Collection Picture Instructions

Dried Blood Spot Collection Video (via finger stick)

Create Dried Blood Spot Card from Tube of Blood

 

 

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