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Adult: 1 x 8.5 mL yellow top ACD-A tube AND 2 x 4 mL lavender top EDTA tubes
Specimens submitted to CLS from within Alberta: Mix well. DO NOT centrifuge or freeze. Deliver immediately to Flow Cytometry. Extra-regional specimens must be accompanied by a stained peripheral blood smear (PBS) slide.
Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: DO NOT centrifuge or freeze samples. Ship at 4oC, using an overnight courier. All requests must be accompanied by a stained peripheral blood smear (PBS) slide. Please follow Flow Cytometry Shipping and Handling instructions when sending to CLS.
Test includes Complete Blood Count (CBC which includes DIFF), Reticulocyte Count (RET), and Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT).
Specimens submitted to CLS from outside Alberta: Use FC3200EP Flow Cytometry Out of Province Requisition.
|Testing Location||Flow Cytometry
|Alternate Name(s)||Erythrocyte Fragility, Osmotic Fragility - Erythrocyte, Red Blood Cell Osmotic Fragility|
|Reference Interval||Provided on report.|