Draw blood in lavender top tube (LTT). After the tube has been filled with blood, invert specimen at least 5-6 times in order to facilitate mixing and prevent coagulation.
Hematology consult MUST be physician requested for a hematology slide to be reviewed and interpreted by pathologist. Marshfield Labs will bill back the ordering provider for this service due.
Consultation includes peripheral slide review, interpretation of current hemogram/differential results, and correlation of previous medical records if indicated by findings.