|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
See Myeloproliferative Neoplasm: A Diagnostic Approach to Peripheral Blood Evaluation in Special Instructions
Specimen must arrive within 5 days of draw. Draw and package specimen as close to shipping time as possible.
Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 4 mL
1. Invert several times to mix blood.
2. Send specimen in original tube.
Additional Information: Date of draw is required.
1. Hematopathology Patient Information (T676) in Special Instructions
2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/hematopathology-request-form.pdf).
Mild OK; Gross reject
|Whole blood||Refrigerated (preferred)||5 days|