- Patient Preparation
- Lavender (EDTA).
- Specimen Preparation
- Transport 5 mL whole blood AND 6 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained push smears made from the blood collected. (Min: 1 mL AND 6 unfixed smears).
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Room temperature. Specimens should be received within 24 hours of collection. Testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
16% or greater - Abnormal
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
- Mycosis Fungoides
- S Cell Exam