Reticulocyte Count

Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Reticulocyte Count Clinical Pathology $22.00
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
Most Species (exc. primates) M, Tu, W, Th, F  Same day *
Specimen Requirements:    
Whole blood in EDTA
Collection Protocol:    
Collect in lavendar top tube - fill at least 1/2 full
Shipping Requirements:    
Refrigerate and deliver to laboratory as soon as possible.  Storing of blood for more than 12 hours may cause artificially lower values for reticulocytes.
Additional Information:    
* Results available same day if received by 4:00 pm