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BONE MARROW EXAM (BME)

Department: Hematology
Test Synonym(s): BME
Test Components: Bone marrow aspirate, bone marrow biopsy smear
Reference Range: Pathologist interpretation
Specimen: Bone marrow
Days Performed: Monday - Friday. Emergency Bone Marrows can be arranged by contacting Heme/Path Resident on call.
Times Performed: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TAT: 1 day
Special Instructions: 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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