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Test Code SQ RMORP1, EPIC LAB2994 RBC (Red Blood Cell) Morphology, Blood

Methodology

Wright-Giemsa Stain

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of draw.

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Collection Instructions: If specimen will not arrive within 24 hours of draw, alternatively submit 2 to 4 well-made, peripheral blood smears.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

Normal

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85008