Specimen Types and Requirements
Send specimens for PCR testing to this address:
Dr. Jack S. Remington Laboratory for Specialty Diagnostics
795 El Camino Real, Ames Building
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Ship samples for PCR testing separately from other samples. All samples received for PCR testing will be prepared for testing, and will not be suitable for return.
A serum specimen for serologic testing must accompany PCR test requests for any patient not recently tested in our laboratory. The minimum request for serologic testing must include IgG and IgM. There is an additional charge for testing this serum.