Thursday, May 28, 2020

NOTICE: Restrictions on the samples shipment 1st June festivity

Dear valued colleagues and customers,

Please kindly note the following festivity restrictions at the central laboratory of Barcelona (1st june 2020).

  • During this day Customer Service will offer normal service.
  • Regarding the reception and assessment of PCR and serology SARS - Cov-2 samples, we will proceed in the usual way, maintaining the TAT for these tests.
Be informed of the following additional restrictions aimed at preserving the stability of samples during these days:

Test
Non-acceptance days
(both inclusive)
Functional Study of Gut Microbiota
From May 29th to June 1st
Prenatal Extended Panel Test
From May 29th to June 1st
Neobona Tests
June 1st
Melisa Test
Not accepted until further notice
Semen Samples
June 1st
Telomeric Length Test
From May 29th to June 1st
Catalase Test
June 1st
Superoxide Dismutase Test
June 1st
Cytotoxic Anti Paternal Antibodies Test
Not accepted until further notice
Autologous Serum Test
Not accepted until further notice



In these most committed days, we kindly ask you to bear in mind the following stability information:


TEST
TYPE
SAMPLE
CONSERVATION /

STABILITY

FISH / KARYOTYPE


 Prenatal
 Chorionic villus
24-48h Room Temperature 

 3 days refrigerated
 Amniotic fluid
 Fetal blood
 Abortive tissue
 Postnatal
 Peripheral blood
 Skin biopsy
 24-48h Room   Temperature 

 4 days refrigerated
(3 days skin biopsy)
 
 Hematological
 Peripheral blood

 24-48h Room  Temperature
 Bone marrow
 Biopsy
 Aspirate



























After the festivity, sample reception will be normalized.

Additionally, note that although batch testing may be subject to modifications, maximum turnaround time will be respected. The turnaround time of tests that due to their characteristics require urgency will also be respected.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We thank you for your understanding.

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