<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> MGH Lab Handbook - Immunology Laboratory

Director: Mandakolathur Murali, M.D., Phone: 617-726-3764 or 617-726-3860

Location: Bulfinch 422
Technical Director:Jennifer Hiers, Phone: 617-726-3609
Supervisor: Joan Keefe, Phone: 617-726-3764 or 617-643-8936

The Immunology Laboratory is located on Bulfinch 422 and operates Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Specimen Delivery - All specimens should be delivered to the Central Processing Department in the Core Laboratory (Gray 5) for initial processing.

Criteria for Refusal of Specimens - The laboratory reserves the right to refuse specimens under the following conditions:
1. Specimens collected in the wrong container.
2. Specimens improperly labeled OR unlabeled
3. Specimens not placed on ice, if required.
4. Specimens for cryoprotein determination MUST be received in warm water, at approximately 37° C. We recommend you use the warm packs available on in-patient floors to send the samples and minimize refusals.

Results: Results are available in Epic as soon as they are verified.

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This page last updated on January 31, 2011