Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Bacterial Endotoxin Test

Test Name: Bacterial Endotoxin Test
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology/Epidemiology
Specimen Type: Specimen collected aseptically in pyrogen free container.
Collection Information: Refrigerate however if submission to lab will be longer than 24 hours, specimen must be frozen.

Consult with Epidemiology at ext. 57412 before initial submission of a product.
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekly, unless specifically arranged.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date:  
Revised Date:  
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Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Limulus Amebocyte Lysate
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.
The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection in the Microbiology Laboratory.
System Codes: 
Cerner
BET
 
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