Specimen Collection Information
Lab-provided phlebotomy services
Outpatient phlebotomy services
Specimen labeling requirements
24 hour collection instructions
All other specimens - see individual test information
Obtaining supplies for specimen collection
Please refer to the specimen collection container table for a detailed supply list. Most laboratory supplies can be ordered through the OHSU Logistics website. All other laboratory supplies have a corresponding contact number listed in the table.
Urgent testing policies
Core lab test schedule
Available as extreme emergency with in-lab turnaround time (TAT) of 10 to 15 minutes.
- Blood Gases, Ionized Calcium, Whole Blood glucose, Whole Blood Na, K, Whole Blood Hemoglobin, Prothrombin Time, PT (INR).
Urgent, 24 hours/7 days, with in-lab TAT of 60 minutes.
- All other hematology, coagulation, chemistry tests.
Urgent, 24 hours/7 days, with in-lab TAT of 60 minutes, with verbal request. Call 503 494-7383
- All urine chemistries, lithium.
All other testing performed on a routine basis or as listed in specific test information in the Test Directory.