Bone Marrow Prep

Laboratory Special Hematology and Hematopathology
Specimen Routine: SCHEDULE WITH LAB (984)974-8322- ONE DAY PRIOR TO PROCEDURE. If varying >15 minutes from scheduled time, reschedule with lab; see Comments
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday, 08:00-15:30 with Approval of Hem/Onc. Attending or Fellow
After 17:00 or on holidays and weekends, call Core Laboratory, (984)974-2361
Turnaround Time Varies widely, dependent on complexity of the case
Reference Range Separate report

Unexpected or emergency bone marrows must be scheduled at least 30 minutes in advance.

  • Bone marrow procedures after 15:30 Monday-Friday or on weekends/Holidays require approval of the Hematopathology Attending.
  • Call Microbiology (984)974-1805 to schedule culture assistance.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 05, 2021

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