Test: Babesia Panel
Volume / Collection Type
Whole Blood6 – 10 mL collected in ACD tube. EDTA also acceptable3 mLRoom temperature for <72 hoursRoom temperature
Specimen:Whole BloodVolume / Collection Type:6 – 10 mL collected in ACD tube. EDTA also acceptableMinimum:3 mLStorage:Room temperature for <72 hoursShipping:Room temperature
Turn Around Time
Results available within five business days of specimen receipt in the lab.
Reported as positive or negative.
All specimens must be labeled with the patient’s name and collection date. Specimens are accepted Monday through Friday NOON (Central). Call for prior arrangements beyond these accepted times.