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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Blood Film Review

Test Name

Blood Film Review

Lavender Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Lavender

Minimum Volume = 1 mL

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in a lavender top and send to core lab. Ensure sample is mixed adequately.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Stable for 24hrs at room temperature and 3 days refrigerated.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature within 1 hour of collection.

Sample Rejection Criteria: clotted sample, Grossly hemolyzed samples, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected

Required documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

4 Hrs

Reference Value

See Report

Test Code

SLIDE

Testing Location

SMH Heamatology