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Blood Smear Preparation

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code SLID
Performed by Parnassus & Mt. Zion Hematology
In House Availability 24 hours a day
Collection Instructions The purpose of this 'test' is to allow physicians to order a peripheral blood smear to be made for teaching and other non-diagnostic purposes. There is no billing for this service.

This DOES NOT include a review of the smear by either laboratory staff or faculty. If a morphologic review of a patients peripheral smear is desired order "Blood Smear for Morphology" (MORP).
Container type
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 3 mL blood
Normal range
Additional information The purpose of this 'test' is to allow physicians to order a peripheral blood smear to be made for teaching and other non-diagnostic purposes. There is no billing for this service.

This DOES NOT include a review of the smear by either laboratory staff or faculty. If a morphologic review of a patients peripheral smear is desired order "Blood Smear for Morphology" (MORP).
Last Updated 12/9/2009 1:46:34 PM
Entry Number 130

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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