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Vet Bone Marrow Comprehensive
Test Code: VBM
Test Components

VCBC - Complete Blood Count w/Differential

VCLT- Red Blood Cell Count (RBC), Hemoglobin (HGB), Hematocrit (HCT), Mean Corpuscular Volume  (MCV),  Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin (MCH), Mean Corpuscular Hgb Conc. (MCHC), Platelet (PLT)

VDIF- White Blood Cell Count (WBC), Absolute Seg. Neutrophil # (ABSEG), Absolute Band Neutrophil # (ABAND), Absolute Lymphocyte # (ABLYMP), Absolute Act. Lymphocyte # (ABACT), Absolute Monocyte # (ABMONO), Absolute Eosinophil # (ABEOS), Absolute Basophil # (ABBASO), Absolute Other # (ABOTH), Absolute Blast # (ABBLAS), Absoulte Promyelocyte # (ABPROM), Absolute Myelocyte # (ABMYEL), Absolute Metamyelocyte # (ABMETA)

VCYTO - Cytology, Routine

VST - Histopathology

Species
Alpaca, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, 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)
​Slide ​Air-dried alcohol-based stained slides (Diff-Quick type) ​Unstained Slides
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)/2 stained peripheral blood smears ​2.0 mL
​Bone Marrow Core Biopsy ​10% buffered formalin
Collection Processing Instructions

Note: Formalin specimen must be placed in a separate biohazard bag due to formalin vapors affecting other specimens.

Label slides and tubes with animal's name and source.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Slide ​Room Temperature ​1 year
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerated ​7 days
​Bone Marrow Core Biopsy ​Room Temperature ​1 year
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ ​2-4 hours Sysmex XT2000i
​Madison CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Friday​ 2-4 hours​ Heska​
​Marshfield CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ 2-4 hours​ Sysmex XT2000i
​Marshfield ​Cytology Routine: Monday through Friday ​3-5 days ​Microscopy
​Marshfield ​Histopathology: Monday through Friday ​3-5 days ​Microscopy
​Milwaukee CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ 2-4 hours​ Sysmex XT2000i
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Test Information
​1-10 slides can be submitted - any slide(s) beyond this will result in an additional charge per slide
Test Components

VCBC - Complete Blood Count w/Differential

VCLT- Red Blood Cell Count (RBC), Hemoglobin (HGB), Hematocrit (HCT), Mean Corpuscular Volume  (MCV),  Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin (MCH), Mean Corpuscular Hgb Conc. (MCHC), Platelet (PLT)

VDIF- White Blood Cell Count (WBC), Absolute Seg. Neutrophil # (ABSEG), Absolute Band Neutrophil # (ABAND), Absolute Lymphocyte # (ABLYMP), Absolute Act. Lymphocyte # (ABACT), Absolute Monocyte # (ABMONO), Absolute Eosinophil # (ABEOS), Absolute Basophil # (ABBASO), Absolute Other # (ABOTH), Absolute Blast # (ABBLAS), Absoulte Promyelocyte # (ABPROM), Absolute Myelocyte # (ABMYEL), Absolute Metamyelocyte # (ABMETA)

VCYTO - Cytology, Routine

VST - Histopathology

Species
Alpaca, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, 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)
​Slide ​Air-dried alcohol-based stained slides (Diff-Quick type) ​Unstained Slides
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)/2 stained peripheral blood smears ​2.0 mL
​Bone Marrow Core Biopsy ​10% buffered formalin
Collection Processing Instructions

Note: Formalin specimen must be placed in a separate biohazard bag due to formalin vapors affecting other specimens.

Label slides and tubes with animal's name and source.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Slide ​Room Temperature ​1 year
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerated ​7 days
​Bone Marrow Core Biopsy ​Room Temperature ​1 year
Test Information
​1-10 slides can be submitted - any slide(s) beyond this will result in an additional charge per slide
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ ​2-4 hours Sysmex XT2000i
​Madison CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Friday​ 2-4 hours​ Heska​
​Marshfield CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ 2-4 hours​ Sysmex XT2000i
​Marshfield ​Cytology Routine: Monday through Friday ​3-5 days ​Microscopy
​Marshfield ​Histopathology: Monday through Friday ​3-5 days ​Microscopy
​Milwaukee CBC w/ Diff: Monday through Saturday​ 2-4 hours​ Sysmex XT2000i
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.