BONE MARROW EXAM (BME)
: Bone marrow aspirate, bone marrow biopsy smear
: Pathologist interpretation
: Bone marrow
: Monday - Friday. Emergency Bone Marrows can be arranged by contacting Heme/Path Resident on call.
: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
: 1 day
: Must schedule with Bone Marrow lab 615-343-9133; Bone marrow techs can be reached on beeper 615-835-9167 or 615-835-9169; MD to collect marrow; order tests at collection time
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