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    TSL Holiday Schedule 2017 (Hours are Pacific Time)

    2017/2018 Dates

    Holiday

    TSL Status

    Open to Receive Samples?

    20 Feb 2017

    President’s Day*

    Closed

    Monday Feb 20th - No

    29 May 2017

    Memorial Day*

    Closed

    Monday May 29th - No

    04 July 2017

    Independence Day**

    Closed

    Tuesday July 04th - No

    04 Sep 2017

    Labor Day*

    Closed

    Monday Sep 04th - No

    22 Nov 2017
    23 Nov 2017
    24 Nov 2017

    Thanksgiving***

    Closing at 2pm 22 Nov 2017
    Closed
    Closing at 2pm 24 Nov 2017

    Wednesday Nov 22nd - Yes
    Thursday Nov 23rd – No
    Friday, Nov 24th - Yes

    25 Dec 2017

    Christmas*

    Closed

    Monday Dec 25th - No

    01 Jan 2018

    New Year’s*

    Closed

    Monday Jan 01st - No

    Please note that we are closed Saturday and Sunday. To ensure specimen integrity, we recommend specimens are not shipped to arrive on weekends or holidays.

    *Tuesday through Friday:

    • Serology tests: IgG (Dye test), IgM ELISA, IgM ISAGA, IgA ELISA, IgE ELISA, AC/HS, Avidity Specimens received by noon on Tuesday and Wednesday, will be tested that day. Verbal results will be available by 3 p.m. the following day. Specimens received by noon on Thursday will be tested for IgG (Dye Test), IgM ELISA, and Avidity only that day. Verbal results will be available by 3 p.m. the following day.
    • PCR: Specimens received by noon on the Friday before the Monday holiday will have verbal results available by 4 p.m. the Tuesday following the holiday. Specimens received by noon on Wednesday will have verbal results available the following day by 4 p.m.

    Routine Test Schedule:

    IgG (Dye Test), IgM ELISA, IgM ISAGA, IgA ELISA, IgE ELISA, AC/HS, Avidity

    • Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Monday and Wednesday will be tested that day. Verbal results are available by 3 p.m. (Pacific Time) the following day.
    • Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Thursday will be tested for IgG (Dye Test), IgM ELISA, and Avidity only that day. Verbal results are available by 3 p.m. (Pacific Time) the following day.
    • Serology tests: IgG (Dye test), IgM ELISA, IgM ISAGA, IgA ELISA, IgE ELISA, AC/HS, Avidity
      Specimens received by noon on Monday and Wednesday will be tested that day. Verbal results are available by 3 p.m. the following day. Specimens received by noon on Thursday will be tested for IgG (Dye Test), IgM ELISA, and Avidity only that day. Verbal results are available by 3 p.m. the following day.
      PCR: Specimens received by noon on Tuesday will have verbal results available by 3 p.m. the following day. Specimens received by noon on Friday will have verbal results available by 3 p.m. the following Monday.
      Isolation: Final results are available approximately six weeks from the date received.

    PCR:

    • Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Tuesday will have verbal results available Wednesday by 4 p.m. (Pacific Time). Specimens received by noon (Pacific Time) on Friday will have verbal results available Monday by 4 p.m. (Pacific Time).

    Serology/PCR

    • Final reports will be available approximately 5 business days from the date the sample was received except on holidays. However, reports for samples with missing billing information or requiring history or test clarification may take longer. Reports for results requiring consultation will not be available until the reporting cycle following consult completion.
    • To ensure the quality of results, repeat testing is sometimes required. This may delay reporting of results.

    Isolation:

    • Final results are available approximately six weeks from the date received.

    Holiday Test Schedules

    • Applicable holidays are listed above and test schedule modifications. To ensure specimen integrity, we recommend specimens are not shipped for delivery on weekends or holidays.
    • *President’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Christmas, New Year’s Day
      Serology tests: IgG (Dye test), IgM ELISA, IgM ISAGA, IgA ELISA, IgE ELISA, AC/HS, Avidity
      Specimens received by noon on Tuesday and Wednesday, will be tested that day. Verbal results will be available by 3 p.m. the following day. Specimens received by noon on Thursday will be tested for IgG (Dye Test), IgM ELISA, and Avidity only that day.
      Verbal results will be available by 3 p.m. the following day.
      PCR: Specimens received by noon on the Friday before the Monday holiday will have verbal results available by 4 p.m. the Tuesday following the holiday. Specimens received by noon on Wednesday will have verbal results available the following day by 4 p.m.
    • **Independence Day:
      Serology tests: Specimens received by noon on Monday, will be tested in IgG (Dye test), IgM ELISA, and avidity only that day. Verbal results will be available by 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
      Wednesday through Friday: Routine testing schedule
      PCR: Specimens received by noon on the Monday before the Tuesday holiday will have verbal results available by 4 p.m. the Wednesday following the holiday.
    • ***Thanksgiving Holiday:
      Monday through Tuesday: Routine testing schedule
      Serology tests: Specimens received by noon on Tuesday will be tested that day. Verbal results will be available by 1 p.m. the following day.
      PCR: Specimens received by noon on Tuesday will have verbal results available by 1 p.m. the following the day.
      Thursday: Closed for observance of Thanksgiving.
      Friday: Specimens received by noon on Wednesday will have verbal results available Friday after noon until 2 p.m. (Sabin-Feldman Dye test, IgM ELISA, and IgG Avidity only).

    Business hours:

    • 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday – Friday
    • Closed weekends and holidays

    Note: To ensure the quality of test results, repeat testing is sometimes required. This may delay reporting of results.