|Name: ||Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase (LAP)|
|Specimen: || 5 mL whole blood (lithium or sodium heparin green top with no gel) and 6 unfixed, well-preserved smears. Transport at 20-25°C. |
Collect in the AM and have the sample in the lab by noon because the sample stability is so time sensitive. This will allow us to make the 1:00 courier.
Testing is performed Monday through Friday at ARUP. Samples can be collected here Sunday through Wednesday.
|Neonatal Spec: ||1 mL whole blood (sodium heparin) and 6 unfixed, well-preserved smears at 20-25°C. Send Sunday through Thursday only.|
|Transport Temp: ||Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0049000|
| Method: ||Cytochemical Staining/Microscopy|
|Processing Info: ||Whole blood must be received within 24 hours of collection. When only unfixed smears are submitted, the slides must be received within 7 days of preparation. Send whole blood and six unfixed smears. Protect from light and pack accordingly to avoid breakage.|