Holiday Schedule & Special Instructions

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Please be advised that FedEx and UPS will not deliver or pick up packages on the following holidays:

    
o    Memorial Day (Monday, May 30, 2016)
  o    Independence Day (Monday, July 4, 2016)
  o    Labor Day (Monday, September 5, 2016)
  o    Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 24, 2016)
  o    Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25, 2016)
  o    New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1, 2017)

 

Viracor Eurofins Lee's Summit, MO-based baboratory will not be receiving or processing samples on these days( but will have client service reps available to take your calls). Shipments sent on the day preceding the holiday will be delivered to Viracor Eurofins on the day following the holiday.

Please make note of the following special instructions to ensure specimen integrity:

  • Frozen specimens shipped on the day preceding the holiday must have adequate dry ice to ensure the specimen stays frozen until specimen is delivered the day following the holiday. If possible, it is recommended to hold these specimens until regular shipping resumes.
  • Please freeze samples with 96 hour stability (serum and plasma must be spun down and separated prior to freezing).
  • Please do NOT draw the following live cell tests on the days indicated in the table below:
    
o    T cell Fx®
  o    TLR Function
  o    ImmuKnow®
  o    Lymphocyte Stimulation
  o    T- Cell Receptor Excision Circle (TREC)
   
        
Memorial Day
Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25
Independence Day Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5 
Labor Day Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, November 24 through Sunday, November 29
Christmas Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26
New Year’s Day Friday, December 30 through Monday, January 2
  • Please do NOT draw the following live cell tests on the days found in the table below:
    
o    Neutrophil Oxidative Burst
  o    BasoFunction
  o    Intracellular Cytokine Panel
  o    Natural Killer Cell Function Assay
   
        
Memorial Day
Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25
Independence Day Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5
Labor Day Friday, September 4 through Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Day Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29
Christmas Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26
New Year’s Day Friday, December 30 through Monday, January 2

For additional information, questions or to request email notifications, please call client services at

                                                                (800) 305-5198.