Cytology, bone marrow
Days test started:
Specimen Type/VolumeDirect, air-dried, labelled, unstained smears.
Shipping InformationPlace bone marrow slides in rigid plastic or styrofoam holders to prevent breakage. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Do not include the slides in the same package with formalin-fixed tissue.
Collection ProtocolInclude results of concurrent CBC and clinical history. An EDTA sample for comprehensive CBC should also be collected at the time of bone marrow collection.
Bone marrow smears, maximum of 10 smears per charge; order a CBC at the same time. Interpretation M to F.