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3 mL amniotic fluid
Protect from light by using brown bottle for collection, or by wrapping entire container in foil.
|Specimen Handling||Centrifuge sample for 3 mins at 500 Xg.|
Include centrifuge details, gestational age, phone/pager number to report results.
NOTIFY Analytical Toxicology at DSC (403-770-3620) when sending sample.
Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.
Deliver sample on ice to be received at DSC within 4 hours of collection.
Send frozen sample on ice ASAP.
Send specimens to DSC Analytical Toxicology who will forward them to Referrals
|Additional Information||Indicate gestational age (in weeks)|
|Testing Location||University of Alberta
|Testing Frequency||As requested|