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Smear - Physician Request

Tube Type

Test ID LAB5201
EPIC Order SMEAR - MD REQUEST
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: blood/lavender top tube: 0.5 mL minimum volume in microtainer; see important Comments
Stability
whole blood - 24hrs
stained slide - acceptable if peripheral smear made before sample is >24 hrs.
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
STAT: 24 hours/day
Comments CBCP or CBCD must also be ordered. SPULL cannot be ordered alone. SPULL request DO NOT trigger a manual review of smear by technologist. Physician is responsible for retrieving and reviewing smear.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on January 29, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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