Lab Section: Clinical Pathology
Description: Report includes - Specimen type and site (provided by submitter), Volume, Color, Turbidity, Nucleated cell count, RBC count, Smear type, Smear description, Smear Interpretation
Min Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Container: 1) Purple top (EDTA tube), 2) red top (no anticoagulant) tube only if culture anticipated
Coolant: Refrigerate fluids. Ship overnight in insulated container with freezer packs. Keep slide at room temperature; protect from chilling/coolant by insulating separately during shipment.
Test Target: General
Test Days: M - F
Test Turnaround (business days): 1-2 days from time of receipt in the lab