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Hemogram
Test Code: VHGMP
Synonyms/Keywords
Hemogram, Cell Counts
Test Components
White Blood cell count (WBC), Red Blood cell count (RBC), Hemoglobin (HGB), Hematocrit (HCT), Mean Corp. Vol. (MCV), Mean Corp. HgB (MCH), Mean Corp.HGB conc.(MCHC), Red cell distribution width (RDW), and Platelet Count (PLT)
Species
Alpaca, Bovine, Canine, Camelid, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​3.0 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Draw blood into EDTA vacuum tube. Invert sample gently 5-6 times to facilitate mixing and prevent coagulation. Label tube with animal’s name
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ ​Room Temperature ​2 days
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​2 days
Rejection Criteria
Clotted specimen
​Frozen specimen
​Gross hemolysis
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Cleveland​ Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Madison​ Monday through Friday Less than 2 hours​​ Heska
Marshfield​ Monday through Saturday​​ Less than 2 hours​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Milwaukee​ Monday through Saturday​​ Less than 2 hours​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Test Information
Analyze specimen within 24-48 hours of collection.
Platelet counts are given only if the platelet result from the analyzer is valid. If result is not valid, an estimated platelet range is given. If an actual platelet count is needed, the platelet count will need to be ordered in addition to the CBC.
Reference Intervals
Synonyms/Keywords
Hemogram, Cell Counts
Test Components
White Blood cell count (WBC), Red Blood cell count (RBC), Hemoglobin (HGB), Hematocrit (HCT), Mean Corp. Vol. (MCV), Mean Corp. HgB (MCH), Mean Corp.HGB conc.(MCHC), Red cell distribution width (RDW), and Platelet Count (PLT)
Species
Alpaca, Bovine, Canine, Camelid, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​3.0 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Draw blood into EDTA vacuum tube. Invert sample gently 5-6 times to facilitate mixing and prevent coagulation. Label tube with animal’s name
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ ​Room Temperature ​2 days
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​2 days
Rejection Criteria
Clotted specimen
​Frozen specimen
​Gross hemolysis
Test Information
Analyze specimen within 24-48 hours of collection.
Platelet counts are given only if the platelet result from the analyzer is valid. If result is not valid, an estimated platelet range is given. If an actual platelet count is needed, the platelet count will need to be ordered in addition to the CBC.
Reference Intervals
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Cleveland​ Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Madison​ Monday through Friday Less than 2 hours​​ Heska
Marshfield​ Monday through Saturday​​ Less than 2 hours​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Milwaukee​ Monday through Saturday​​ Less than 2 hours​​ Sysmex XT2000i
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.