Peripheral Smear with Pathologist Consultation

Test Methodology:

Manual Method 


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Refer to Hematology Section of Pathologist’s Availability


Specimen Requirement:

Freshly collected, must be submitted to hematology within two hours after collection/3cc whole blood / 500uL microtainer (EDTA) or two direct smears (finger prick) 


Patient Preparation:

None 


Special Considerations:

Mix by gentle inversion 8 to 10 times


Unit Conducting the Service:

Hematology