PCV BODY FLUID (PBF)
: PBF, Hematocrit body fluid, Packed cell volume
: Sysmex or spun PCV
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Body fluid
: Lavender top (EDTA) tube (to fill line only) or full EDTA microtainer
: 2 mL
: 250 uL
: Room temperature or refrigerated
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, clotted
: Stat: 1 hour
: MD to collect. Indicate source.
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