RNA Extraction and Storage
Order to extract and hold RNA for add-on testing performed at ARUP Laboratories. Extracted specimens will be frozen and held for 6 months. Extracted RNA is used exclusively for ARUP testing and will not be sent back to clients or forwarded to vendor laboratories.
New York DOH Approval Status
Whole blood or bone marrow in lavender (EDTA).
Whole Blood: Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 3 mL)
Bone Marrow: Transport 3 mL bone marrow. (Min: 1 mL)
Whole blood and bone marrow: CRITICAL REFRIGERATED. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Specimens must be received within 48 hours of collection due to lability of RNA.
Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
RNA will be held for 6 months for possible add-on testing. Extracted RNA is used exclusively for ARUP testing and will not be sent back to clients or forwarded to vendor laboratories.
|Component Test Code*
|Component Chart Name
|RNA Extract and Storage
|RNA EXT Specimen