Please read all of the directions in the test kit and familiarize yourself with the collection procedure. Collection instructions can be printed from each test page.
When you unpack the test collection kit box, verify that you have all of the contents listed. If any kit components are missing, please contact Doctor's Data immediately. Save the cardboard collection kit box to ship samples back to the laboratory.
Accurate results depend on careful specimen collection and handling. By following the steps included with each test kit, and using the materials provided, you can help ensure timely, reliable results.
Follow our checklist on the Ensuring Timely Results page to expedite handling and testing of your samples.
Doctor’s Data, Inc. does not accept ANY type of specimen from patients under investigation for any of the following infectious agents: Ebola or any hemorrhagic fever viruses Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) Brucellosis (Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis, Brucella suis) Glanders (Burkholderia mallei) Meliodosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei) Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) Plague (Yersina pestis).
Doctor’s Data, Inc. does not accept the following types of specimens for culture: Blood Respiratory Wound