Lab Section: Clinical Pathology
Description: Report includes - Specimen type and site (provided by submitter), Volume, Color, Turbidity, Total Protein, Nucleated cell count, RBC count, Viscosity, Smear type, Smear description, Smear Interpretation
Min Sample Volume: 0.5 ml
Collection Container: 1) Lavender-top tube; (+/- red-top tube); 2) Frosted-end slides
Coolant: Refrigerate purple top tube. Ship overnight in insulated container with freezer packs. Keep slides 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