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Test name Blood Smear Preparation
Available Stat? No
In House Availability 24 hours a day
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Hematology
Normal range
Container type
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
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).
Sample type EDTA whole blood

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