Equipment for the procedure is available in Hematopathology Lab,
Room 5.142 McCullough. Equipment will not be released after
11:00 AM. Specimen must be delivered to Hematopathology Lab
within 30 minutes of completion of procedure. If sample is
inadequate, iron stains will not be performed. Laboratory
personnel will provide bedside collection assistance for
scheduled procedures Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 11:00AM as
staffing levels allow.
(Lavender-top tube supplied in tray) , Sodium Heparin (Green
Specimen must be delivered to Hematopathology Lab within 30
minutes of completion of procedure.
Ambient: 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:
Receipt in lab after 2:00PM weekdays, insufficient
identification, inappropriate anticoagulants. Specimens not
accepted on weekends or holidays. Refrigerated or Frozen