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    Testing Schedule

    2016/2017 Dates

    Holiday

    TSL Status

    Open to Receive Samples?

    15 Feb 2016

    President’s Day*

    Closed

    Monday Feb 15th - No

    30 May 2016

    Memorial Day*

    Closed

    Monday May 30th - No

    04 July 2016

    Independence Day*

    Closed

    Monday July 04th - No

    05 Sep 2016

    Labor Day*

    Closed

    Monday Sep 05th - No

    23 Nov 2016
    24 Nov 2016

    Thanksgiving**

    Closing at 1 p.m. - Nov 23
    Closed

    Wed. Nov 23rd - Yes
    Thursday Nov 24th - No

    26 Dec 2016

    Christmas*

    Closed

    Monday Dec 26th - No

    02 Jan 2017

    New Year’s*

    Closed

    Monday Jan 02nd - 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.

    **Thanksgiving Holiday:

    • Monday through Tuesday: Routine testing schedule
    • Wednesday: Verbal report
    • 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 1p.m. (Sabin-Feldman Dye test, IgM ELISA, and IgG Avidity only).

    Routine Test Schedule:

    Serology tests:
    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.

    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

    Business hours:

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