External Proficiency Testing
Turn Around Time
2 weeks (Prenatal samples), 2-3 weeks (Pregnancy/Urgent samples), 4-6 weeks (Routine)
For details about specimen requirements, please refer to: Specimen Type & Requirements (PDF).
Minimum Specimen Requirements
5-10 mL EDTA or ACD 0.5 mL EDTA (neonate); minimum 10 ug in 100 uL low TE (pH8.0)
If sample shipment >48 hours, ship on ice.
Approval is not required
Shipping and Contact Information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Interpretation is provided in report
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