Osmotic Fragility (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
Blood must be drawn Monday through Thursday only.
5-7 working days
Procedure must be scheduled in advance with the laboratory at 942-5002. Deliver immediately after collection. Laboratory must include a control specimen drawn at the same time from a normal, unrelated individual.
Lavender top (K2 EDTA) tube - 4 ml
4 mL EDTA whole blood
Not scheduled ahead with the laboratory.
2 mL EDTA whole blood
Specimen must be fresh. Specimen must be delivered immediately to the laboratory after collection and shipped within 72 hours of draw.
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TEST SYNONYM(S): Fragility, Osmotic; Red Cell Fragility; RBC Fragility Click here to go back to the alphabetic listing.