Table 1

Delivery times and temperatures of refrigerated boxes at reception to the laboratory during the IC phase.

Delivery time (h)Temperature at reception (°C)TAT in hours
Mean38 h 11 min7.723 h 39min30 h 21min
Minimum23 h 00 min4.517 h 06min16 h 11min
Maximum44 h 00 min13.247 h 44min93 h 16min
  • Mean analysis turnaround time (TAT) for both urine and serum are also shown with the minimum and maximum values.