SPSM - Overview: Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear)

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Test ID: SPSM    
Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear)

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting disease states or syndromes of the white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelet cell lines of a patient's peripheral blood

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DIFFSMorphology Eval (Special Smear)NoYes
SPSM_Special SmearNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For MML patients, a physician review is included if clinically abnormal results are identified by microscopic examination.

For Mayo patients, a consultant evaluation is performed if clinically abnormal results are identified by microscopic examination (at an additional charge).

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Manual-Microscopic Examination of Cells

Includes neutrophilic segs and bands, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, basophils, erythrocyte morphology, and platelets.

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Morphology Eval (special smear)
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