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Test ID BLOD0979 Heinz Body Stain

AKA

Heinz Body Blood Smear

Specimen Type/Requirements

Purple (EDTA) Tube

Specimen Volume

Preferred Volume 3.0 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume 0.5 mL EDTA whole blood

 

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature 24 hours  
Refrigerated 24 hours Preferred for Transport
Frozen N/A  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Light microscopy

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo-Core Lab

CPT

85441