Specimen Collection & Shipping

Virology

Toxicology

MTHFR — Methyltetrahydrofolate | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Genetic Testing

Crossmatch | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

HLA & Transplant

Molecular
Microscope

Environmental Testing | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Environmental
Testing

General
Diagnostics

Sample
Collection

Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Nasopharyngeal Swabs

Overnight

Room Temperature

1 business day

Anterior Nasal Swab

Overnight

Room Temperature

1 business day

Saliva Sample

Overnight

Room Temperature

1 business day

Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Urine

Overnight

Room Temperature

1-2 business days

Oral Fluids

Overnight

Room Temperature

1-2 business days

MTHFR — Methyltetrahydrofolate | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Genetic Testing

Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Buccal Swab

Flexible

Room Temperature

5-7 business days

Whole Blood

Flexible

Room Temperature

5-7 business days

Blood Spots

Flexible

Room Temperature

5-7 business days

Crossmatch | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

HLA & Transplant

Test
Sample Type
Return Shipping
Stability
Result TAT

HLA Core Lab Services

Fresh or frozen blood, genomic DNA, buccal swabs, and cryopreserved cells (minimum of 5 million) have all been validated for testing

No special sample shipping requirements

Routine - 4 business days 2-3 business day STAT 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

HLA Typing

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube or 3 buccal swabs. Other anticoagulants accepted

Room Temperature

5 days

Routine - 4 business days 2-3 business day STAT 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

KIR Typing

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube or 3 buccal swabs. Other anticoagulants accepted

Room Temperature

5 days

Routine - 4 business days 2-3 business day STAT 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

Drug Sensitivity

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube or 3 buccal swabs. Other anticoagulants accepted

Room Temperature

5 days

7 business days

Disease Associations

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube or 3 buccal swabs. Other anticoagulants accepted

Room Temperature

5 days

7 business days

Engraftment Monitoring

Pre-transplant (Recipient and Donor): One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube of whole blood OR 4 buccal swab (click here for instructions)

Post-transplant Without Cell Enrichment (Recipient): One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube of whole blood or bone marrow

Post-transplant With Cell Enrichment (Recipient): Three 5-mL EDTA (purple top) tube of whole blood or bone marrow

Overnight Samples at Room Temperature

Pre-transplant: 5 days

Post-transplant With Cell Enrichment: Cell enrichment must be received within 24 hours of draw

Routine: 3 business days

24-hour STAT: Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

Engraftment Monitoring

When pre-transplantation testing was NOT performed by Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Recipient: buccal swabs from the recipient may be submitted to serve as a substitute for pre-transplantation blood samples, or a sample of pre-transplant extracted DNA may be submitted

Overnight Samples at Room Temperature

5 days

Routine - 3 business days 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

TRALI Services

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top). Kept at room temperature for up to 3 days

Overnight Samples at Room Temperature

3 days

Routine - 7 business days 2-3 business day STAT 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

HLA Antibody Testing

One 5-mL EDTA (purple top) kept at room temperature for up to 3 days. Plasma in EDTA may also be submitted and can be kept refrigerated up to 6 days

Overnight Samples at Room Temperature

3 days

Routine - 4 business days 2-3 business day STAT 24-hour STAT - Samples analyzed the same day they arrive and report sent the next day

Molecular Microscope

Test
Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Kidney Biopsy

5 mm of biopsy in RNAlater® Stabilization Solution (provided with kit)

Provided with kit, FedEx overnight

Ambient

1-2 days. Notified if longer processing is required

Heart Biopsy

2 bites in RNAlater® Stabilization Solution (provided with kit)

Provided with kit, FedEx overnight

Ambient

2 days. Notified if longer processing is required.

Shipping/Stability
Ideally: Ship samples to the laboratory immediately after collection at room temperature. For samples that cannot be shipped immediately: Refrigerate (4° C) until shipping, for a maximum of 6 days.

Environmental Testing | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Environmental Testing

Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Swab

Flexible

Room Temperature

24 Hours after sample is received

General Diagnostics

Sample Type
Return Shipping
Shipping Temperature
Result TAT

Serum

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Same day if received before 12pm, 24 hours if received after 12pm

Plasma

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Same day if received before 12pm, 24 hours if received after 12pm

Sample Collection

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Buccal Swab Sample Collection

Sample Collection

Watch the video for information on how to collect specimen samples.

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Buccal Swab Sample Collection

Sample Collection

Watch the video for information on how to collect specimen samples.

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Urine Sample Collection

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Saliva Sample Collection

Sample Collection

Watch the video for information on how to collect specimen samples.

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Anterior Nasal Collection

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Saliva Sample Collection

We have provided the instructional videos below for information on how to collect various specimen samples.

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Urine Sample Collection

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Buccal Swab Sample Collection

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Anterior Nasal Collection

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Saliva Sample Collection

Environmental Testing | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

Kashi Laboratories works directly with providers to make ordering tests as easy as possible.

To request environmental testing at Kashi Labs, please visit the Order Now page and contact us to get started.

Kashi Laboratories works directly with providers to make ordering tests as easy as possible.

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Place a one-time order for genetic testing at order.kashilab.com.

If you are an existing provider, please sign in to place an order through the online portal. If you are new to Kashi and would like to create an account, please contact us.

Kashi Laboratories works directly with providers to make ordering tests as easy as possible.

Place a one-time order by contacting us through the form at the link below, or get started by logging in to your online portal.

Ordering a kit is easy! To purchase a Private Testing Kit, please visit the link below and follow the steps provided.

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Antibody Testing | HLA Antibody Testing | Kashi Clinical Laboratories

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Find more information regarding MMDx for Molecular Biopsy Assessment, sample reports, and free specimen collection kit orders.

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