Lab Test : Eosinophil Count

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Alternate:EOS Count; Absolute Eosinophil Count; Total Eosinophil
Phone:(937) 641-3430
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:3 mL lavender top tube or lavender top microtainer (EDTA)
Temperature:Transport to laboratory within 30 minutes of collection.
Rejection:Clotted specimen, specimen over 4 hours old.
Uses:Only a few conditions provide extreme degrees of eosinophilia. There include certain allergies (bronchial asthma), parasitic infections, drugs, immune disorders, and post irradiation. A wide variety of disorders are associated with mild to moderate eosinophilia, including some allergic disorders, parasitic infections, idiopoathic hyperosinophilia syndrome, drugs, infections, hematopoietic disorders, skin diseases,and miscellaneous disorders characterized by chronic inflammation.
Method:Microscopic stained

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