Specimen Retention

Serum, plasma, whole blood specimens: 7 days refrigerated
PCR specimens: 1 day refrigerated after reported
Electrophoresis specimens: 14 days refrigerated
Blood Donor Specimens: 7 days refrigerated
Positive HCVAb, HIV Ag/Ab, HBsAG, HBcAb Poly, HTLV I\II Ab    1 year at -18 C or colder
HCV Look back: 1 year at -30 C
Positive Lyme IgG/IgM Ab Screens: 14 days at -18 C or colder
Thin Prep Vials: 3 months from receive date at RT
Central PA Alliance Laboratory
1803 Mount Rose Ave
Suites C2 - C4
York, PA 17403
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Phone: 717-851-1416
Toll Free: 888-480-1422
Fax: 717-851-1450

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