BUFFY COAT SMEAR BLOOD (BC)
: Buffy Coat Differential
: Wright stain smear
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Lavender top (EDTA) - 2 mL (to fill line), or 2 full lavender top (EDTA)microtainer
: 2 mL
: 500 uL
: Room temperature or refrigerated
: Must be received by the lab within 4 hours
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, clotted, specimen age
: 1 day
: Deliver to the lab within 4 hours. This test can be ordered if WBC count is less than 1,000/uL.
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