Sezary Cell Smear

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

Sezary SM

POE DESCRIPTION:

Sezary Cell Smear

TEST INFORMATION:

A physician, usually a Dermatologist, may ask that a smear be reviewed for sezary cells, associated with the disease, mycosis fungoides (a peripheral T-cell lymphoma).

DAYS PERFORMED:

Monday-Friday

TURNAROUND TIME:

48 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Lavender top

COLLECTION:

VENI

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.5 mL (EDTA Whole Blood)

METHODOLOGY:

Microscopy