This test is only orderable for: Marshfield Medical Center, MMC - Eau Claire, MMC - Minocqua, MMC - Rice Lake and St. Clare's Hospital.
Must use specific USDTL collection kit located in Marshfield Medical Center neo-natal department. Clean cord with saline to remove excess blood. Pat cord dry and place in USDTL specimen container. Place two forms of ID on container and place tamper-evident seal from USDTL requisition on container cap with initials & date.
Initial Screen: Enzyme-linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA), Liquid Chromatography- Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Confirmatory Test: Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) or Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)