CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE HEMATOLOGY

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General Hematology Table

TEST CODES TEST SPECIMEN CONTAINER VOLUME SCHEDULE TAT
SGO9111 Anti A Titre Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday to Saturday 8 hours
SGO9112 Anti B Titre Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday to Saturday 8 hours
HA023 Anti Rh (Anti-D) Antibody, Quantitative, Serum Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
SR007 Blood Grouping, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
PATH00465 Bone Marrow Aspiration Smear Bone marrow aspirate smears + Peripheral blood smears Slide transport container ± EDTA tube (lavender top) NA Monday to Saturday 24 hours
HA002 CBC (Complete Blood Count), Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday 3 hours
PR110 CBC & ESR, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 2 ml Daily 3 hours
PR152 CBC & Malarial Parasite (MP) Smear, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 2 ml Daily 3 hours
PR151 CBC, ESR & Malarial Parasite (MP) Smear, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
PATH001498 Erythropoietin (EPO) Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday 6 hours
HA009 ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate), Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
BP0011918 Haptoglobin Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 2 ml Tuesday/ Thursday/ Saturday 2 days
HA011 Hemoglobin (Hb) EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
PATH001445 Immunoglobin A Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday 3 hours
PATH001443 Immunoglobin G Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday 3 hours
PATH001444 Immunoglobin M Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday 3 hours
SGO81 Immature Platelet Fraction EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday Same day 5:00 pm
BP0012179 LD Bodies- Bone Marrow Examination/ Blood Bone marrow aspirate smears/ Peripheral blood smears/ EDTA whole blood/ Splenic aspirate EDTA tube (lavender top) 2 ml Daily 24 hours
CB146 LDH (Lactate Dehydrogenase), Serum Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
HA039 Malaria Parasite (MP) Antigen, Rapid Card Test, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
HA027 Malarial Parasite (MP) Smear, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
HA015 Microfilaria Smear, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
PATH00454 Peripheral Smear, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
HA018 Platelet Count, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
SGO923 Pyruvate Kinase Whole blood 2 ml blood in 4 ml cold 8% perchloric acid 2 ml Daily 72 hours
HA017 Smear For Eosinophils, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
HA026 WBC (White Blood Cell) Count, Blood EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Daily 3 hours
BP0011582 LAP Score Peripheral blood smears Slide transport container ± EDTA tube (lavender top) NA Monday to Saturday 4 days
BP0012327 MPO Stain Bone marrow aspirate smears + Peripheral blood smears Slide transport container ± EDTA tube (lavender top) NA Monday to Saturday 72 hours
PATH00470 CD4 Whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Sodium heparin tube (green top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday 2 hours
PATH00469 CD4/CD8 Ratio, Blood Whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Sodium heparin tube (green top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday 2 hours
PATH00468 Lymphocyte Subset Enumeration (CD45/ CD3/CD4/CD8) Whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Sodium heparin tube (green top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday Same day
PATH00471 HLA B27 By Flow Cytometry Whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Sodium heparin tube (green top) 2 ml Monday to Saturday 3 hours
SGO118 Congenital Neutropenia Gene Panel Whole blood/ Purified genomic DNA/ Chorionic villus sample (CVS)/ Amniotic fluid/ Dried blood spots (FTA cards)/ Product of conception (POC) EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Eppendorf tube/ Sterile falcon tube/ Sterile 15 ml falcon tube with RPMI1640+10% FBS+ 1% antibiotic/ Whatman FTA card in sealable plastic bag/ Envelope cover (add desiccant packets if available)/ Wide mouth screw capped containers with plain RPMI, or sterile saline 3 ml - whole blood/ 1 µg of DNA (concentration of 50- 100 ng/µL)/ 300-500 mg of CVS/ Amniotic fluid of 15-20 ml/ T25 culture flask with 100% confluency for dried blood spots (FTA cards) - maximum 25 µl of  the sample to be spotted per area of the card. Five full blood spots (circles) are required in order to run the test for product of conception (POC) - fresh placental or fetal tissue (min: 5 mg) submerged in stable transport media or sterile saline. 1. In case of autopsy- skin or tissue from internal organs (if fresh) or placenta from fetal side. 2. If no autopsy is performed: placenta from fetal side is preferred (e.g. villi). 3. In case of placenta, maternal cell contamination to be ruled out. Maternal blood sample to be sent along for MCC testing should NOT FREEZE. Should NOT be placed in formalin. Monday to Saturday 23 working days
SGO119 Congenital Neutropenia Gene Panel [Expedited TAT] Whole blood/ Purified genomic DNA/ Chorionic villus sample (CVS)/ Amniotic fluid/ Dried blood spots (FTA cards)/ Product of conception (POC) EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Eppendorf tube/ Sterile falcon tube/ Sterile 15 ml falcon tube with RPMI1640+10% FBS+ 1% antibiotic/ Whatman FTA card in sealable plastic bag/ Envelope cover (add desiccant packets if available)/ Wide mouth screw capped containers with plain RPMI, or sterile saline 3 ml - whole blood/ 1 µg of DNA (concentration of 50- 100 ng/µL)/ 300-500 mg of CVS/ Amniotic fluid of 15-20 ml/ T25 culture flask with 100% confluency for dried blood spots (FTA cards) - maximum 25 µl of  the sample to be spotted per area of the card. Five full blood spots (circles) are required in order to run the test for product of conception (POC) - fresh placental or fetal tissue (min: 5 mg) submerged in stable transport media or sterile saline. 1. In case of autopsy- skin or tissue from internal organs (if fresh) or placenta from fetal side. 2. If no autopsy is performed: placenta from fetal side is preferred (e.g. villi). 3. In case of placenta, maternal cell contamination to be ruled out. Maternal blood sample to be sent along for MCC testing should NOT FREEZE. Should NOT be placed in formalin. Monday to Saturday 16 working days
SGO1110 Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) Whole Blood/ Purified genomic DNA/ Chorionic villus sample (CVS)/ Amniotic fluid EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Eppendorf tube/ Sterile falcon tube/ Sterile 15 ml falcon tube with RPMI1640+10% FBS+ 1% antibiotic Minimum 3 ml of peripheral blood; minimum 1 µg of DNA (concentration of 50-100 ng/ µL); 300-500 mg of CVS; Amniotic fluid of 15-20 ml/ T25 culture flask with 100% confluency Daily 23 working days
HISTO001158 Bone Marrow Biopsy Bone marrow biopsy in 10% formamide or blocks Plain container with 10% neutral buffered formalin NA Monday to Saturday 5 working days
PRF5678 Bone Marrow Examination Package Bone marrow in EDTA + BM smears + Bone marrow biopsy in FMA + Peripheral smears Biopsy in neutral buffered formalin + Lavender top K2/K3 - EDTA/ Green top sodium heparin 3 ml Monday to Saturday 5 days
SGO1111 Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) Gene Panel [Expedited TAT] Whole blood/ Purified genomic DNA/ Chorionic villus sample (CVS)/ Amniotic fluid EDTA tube (lavender top)/ Eppendorf tube/ Sterile falcon tube/ Sterile 15 ml falcon tube with RPMI1640+ 10% FBS+ 1% antibiotic Minimum 3 ml of peripheral blood; minimum 1 µg of DNA (concentration of 50-100 ng/ µL); 300-500 mg of CVS; Amniotic fluid of 15-20 ml/ T25 culture flask with 100% confluency Daily 16 working days
BP0012207 MTHFR Mutation Detection EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 2ml Monday/ Thursday, 9:30 am Next day reporting after 7:00 pm
SGO983 Methyl Malonic Acid Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 2ml Daily Same day
PRF6287 Neonatal Sepsis Profile: CBC With PS, CRP, Lactate, Procalcitonin, Blood Culture & Sensitivity, Urine Routine & Culture Sensitivity Whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top), blood culture bottle (above 12 yrs) use green bottle with min 10 ml blood 2 ml - EDTA whole blood, 10 ml - blood culture bottle Daily Interim report 24 hrs, Final report 6th  day
PRF6288 HLH Screening Panel: CBC With PS, Serum Ferritin, Fibrinogen, Lipid Profile, LFT EDTA whole blood, citrate plasma & serum EDTA tube (lavender top), 3.2% sodium citrate tube (blue top)  & gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 2 ml - EDTA whole blood, 2 ml - citrate plasma, 2 ml  - serum Daily 3 hours
PRF6290 HLH advanced Panel Reflex H Score: CBC With PS, BMA Microscopy, Serum Ferritin, Fibrinogen, Lipid Profile, LFT EDTA whole blood, bone marrow aspirate, citrate plasma & serum EDTA tube (lavender top), 3.2% sodium citrate tube (blue top)  & gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 2 ml - EDTA whole blood, 1 ml - bone marrow aspirate, 2 ml - citrate plasma, 2 ml  - serum Daily 24 hours
SG09114 Cold Agglutinin Titre, Qualitative Serum Gel with clot activator tube (yellow top or red top with yellow ring)/ plain tube (red top) 3 ml Daily 4 days
PATH00483 COVID-19 Cell Immunity Profile, Basic EDTA whole blood EDTA tube (lavender top) 3 ml Monday to Saturday 3 hours