Lab Test : Bone Marrow

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Alternate:Bone Marrow Aspirate
Includes:Wright's stain with routine examination.
Phone:(937) 641-2627
SQ Code:BM
Available:Daily, 24 hours Must schedule indicating cultures and or biopsy
Turnaround:One hour for Wright's stain
Specimen:Bone Marrow
Volume:500 ul
Container:Slides made fresh at bedside
Rejection:"Dry Tap", no hematopoietic cells in specimen.
Normal:Normal/Abnormal interpreted by Hematologist.
Uses:When the following hematologic diagnoses are suspected: acute leukemia, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, idiopathic thrimbocytopenis purpura, iron defieiency (estismation of iron stores), lipid storage disease, megaloblastic anemia tumor, multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, and possible systemic infections.
Limitations:Bone marrow aspirate, when Hodgkin's Disease is suspected will not demonstrate Reed-Sternberg cells, a bone marrow biopsy is required.
Method:Collected by physician

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