HOW TO DELIVER BLOOD FOR TESTS
For molecular tests whole blood should be drawn from a forearm vein and collected in a tube with anticoagulant (EDTA).
The tubes should be marked with the name of the patient and the date of collection.
The samples should be delivered to the AmerLab AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (within 24-48 hours).
HOW TO DELIVER TICKS FOR TESTS
The tick should be placed in small container filled with 70-96% ethanol.
The container should be marked with the name of the patient and the date of collection of tick.