Whole blood from a full EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Microtainer: 0.5 mL • EDTA (lavender-top) tube: 1 mL
Maintain specimen at room temperature. Do not refrigerate. If multiple draw, collect EDTA (lavender-top) tube last. Traumatic draw can introduce thromboplastin and trap WBC and platelets. Refrigeration can precipitate fibrin and trap WBC and platelets.
EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours (may cause platelet clumping)
Hemolysis • Clotted • Received frozen
This is a client specific reflex test. Reflex criteria has been pre-defined by the ordering physician. Additional testing will be performed at an additional charge.
Electronic Cell Sizing, Sorting/Cytometry/Microscopy