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Hematology and Coagulation

Effective April 14, 2014  


Note: A $10 accession fee will be applied to all submissions. All fees are in US $.

 

Note on days tested and turnaround times:  Samples must be received at least 1 business day before the scheduled testing day.  New client accounts can take up to 2-3 business days to establish before testing can begin.  Samples may not always be tested on the first scheduled day after they arrive; however, it is our goal to complete testing within the posted turnaround time.  If rush testing is desired, please contact us.

 

Click the name of the test or procedure for detailed information.

 

 

APTT
Fee:  29.00

Specimen:

1 ml 3.2% separated citrated plasma (blue top tube)

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Must be a clean draw (i.e. no hemolysis).  Use a plastic pipette to remove citrated plasma after centrifugation.

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Blood Smear Review (RBC parasite screen, RBC morphology, WBC differential without count, and/or WBC parasite screen)
Fee:  31.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full) and 2 unstained, unfixed blood smears

Shipping Container:

purple top tube and slide mailer

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: This procedure includes any or all of these requested tests: RBC parasite screen, RBC morphology, WBC differential without count, and/or WBC parasite screen. Please specify test(s) of interest when ordering.

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Blood Typing, Canine DEA 1.1
Fee:  56.00

Specimen:

at least 0.5 ml EDTA blood

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Samples MUST be refrigerated within 1 hour of collection and submitted within 24 hours.

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Blood Typing, Feline
Fee:  56.00

Specimen:

at least 0.5 ml EDTA blood

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Samples MUST be refrigerated within 1 hour of collection and submitted within 24 hours.

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Bone Marrow Aspirate & Core Biopsy
Fee:  95.00

Specimen:

1) 4-6 bone marrow smears unfixed, unstained
2) EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full), and 2 blood smears
3) core biopsy in 10% formalin

Shipping Container:

1) slide container
2) purple top tube
3) leakproof container

Coolant:

1,3) none
2) frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

1 bus. day (aspirate)
3-4 bus. days (core biopsy)

Comments: Do NOT ship cytology slides and formalin-fixed tissue in the same package; place in separate plastic bags prior to shipping.

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Bone Marrow Aspirate Only
Fee:  77.00

Specimen:

1) 4-6 bone marrow smears unfixed, unstained
2) EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full), and 2 blood smears

Shipping Container:

1) slide container
2) purple top tube

Coolant:

1) none
2) frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

1 bus. day

Comments:

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Buffy Coat Smears
Fee:  33.00

Specimen:

0.5 ml EDTA blood

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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Coagulation Profile (APTT, Fibrinogen, FSP, Platelet Count, PT)
Fee:  127.00

Specimen:

1) 2 ml separated 3.2% citrated plasma (blue top tube), and
2) EDTA whole blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

1) plastic tube
2) purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: 1) Must be a clean draw (i.e. no hemolysis).  Use a plastic pipette to remove citrated plasma after centrifugation.

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Complete Blood Cell Count - CBC
Fee:  61.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full) and 2 unstained, unfixed blood smears

Shipping Container:

purple top tube and slide mailer

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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CBC (Total Cell Counts Only)
Fee:  30.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs 

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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Cell Counts, TPP
Fee:  32.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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Crossmatch, All Species (Up to 3 Donors)
Fee:  45.00

Specimen:

1) 1 ml serum, and
2) 2 ml EDTA blood

Shipping Container:

1) plastic tube
2) purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Submit samples from both donor and recipients.

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FDP (Fibrin Degredation Product)
Fee:  56.00

Specimen:

1 ml 3.2% separated citrated plasma (blue top tube)

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Must be a clean draw (i.e. no hemolysis).  Use a plastic pipette to remove citrated plasma after centrifugation.

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Miniscreen (Blood Smear Scan, HCT, Microfilaria Screen, TPP, WBC)
Fee:  44.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full) and 2 unfixed, unstained blood smears

Shipping Container:

purple top tube and slide mailer

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs 

Comments: Refrigerated samples valid for 24 hrs.

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Packed Cell Volume/TPP
Fee:  12.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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Platelet Count
Fee:  30.00

Specimen:

EDTA or citrated whole blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

purple top tube or blue top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples are valid for 24 hrs.

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PT (Prothrombin Time)
Fee:  29.00

Specimen:

1 ml 3.2% separated citrated plasma (blue top tube)

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F 

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Must be a clean draw (i.e. no hemolysis).  Use a plastic pipette to remove citrated plasma after centrifugation.

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PT and APTT
Fee:  42.00

Specimen:

1 ml 3.2% separated citrated plasma (blue top tube)

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Must be a clean draw (i.e. no hemolysis).  Use a plastic pipette to remove citrated plasma after centrifugation.

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Reticulocyte Count
Fee:  32.00

Specimen:

EDTA blood (more than 1/2 full)

Shipping Container:

purple top tube

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

M-F

Turnaround Time:

8 hrs

Comments: Refrigerated samples valid for 24 hrs.

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