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WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT (WBC)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE; INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

SEDIMENTATION RATE, MODIFIED WESTERGREN

SPECIMEN: 2ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 2 MLS; INVERT TUBE IMMEDIATELY 8 TO 10 TIMES AT TIME OF COLLECTION

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE…

RH FACTOR

SPECIMEN: 4 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; TEST WITHIN 72 HOURS

RETICULOCYTE COUNT

SPECIMEN: 1 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: EDTA LAVENDER TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

RED BLOOD CELL COUNT (RBC)

SPECIMEN: 2 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE

  • INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION.

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE.…

PLATELET COUNT

SPECIMEN: 2 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: PEDIATRIC EDTA WHOLE BLOOD TUBE; INVERT 8-10 TIMES IMMEDIATELY AFTER COLLECTION.

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

METANEPHRINES, FRAC,. PLASMA, FREE

SPECIMEN: 2.5 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.5 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; DRAW SPECIMEN IN A PRE-CHILLED EDTA LAVENDER-TOP VACUTAINER®. THE WHOLE BLOOD SAMPLE SHOULD BE KEPT ON WET ICE UNTIL CENTRIFUGED (PREFERABLY AT 4° C) …

JAK2 V617F MUTATION QUANTITATIVE

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

JAK2 V617F MUTAT. QUAL., LEUMETA W. REFL. TO EXONS 12, 13 + REFL. TO MPL W515, S505

SPECIMEN: 6 ML WHOLE BLOOD

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER-TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 3 ML

TRANSPORT: ROOM TEMPERATURE…

HIV VIRAL LOAD

SPECIMEN: 2 ML PLASMA

TUBE TYPE: LAVENDER TOP (EDTA) TUBE

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 ML

TRANSPORT: REFRIGERATE; CENTRIFUGE & SEPARATE PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 2 HOURS OF COLLECTION. PLACE IN TRANSPORT TUBE FOR PROCESSING.…