Blood Film

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Blood Film a.k.a. Blood Film

Condition / Indication: To review and confirm abnormal or unexpected results produced by the Full Blood Count analyser.

Special precautions & notes: Provide clinical details/condition suspected. Do not use for malarial film examination. Please contact laboratory when an urgent blood film is required. Old samples (>24 hours), clotted samples and insufficient samples cannot be used for blood film examination.

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 24 hours