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  Bone Marrow Service Specimen Type:
    Other

BONE MARROW SERVICE

Specimen requirements: N/A
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Ideal sample: N/A
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Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
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Request test on form: N/A
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Routine frequency: Monday thru Friday 0800-1530, excluding holidays.
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Routine turn around time: Complete preparations 24-48 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Hematology : General Function Laboratory, room
  2-132.
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
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Special Instructions: Appointments must be made with a bone marrow team member. Bone Marrow Service at Hillcrest is (32250) or (36020) the bone marrow specialist may also be reached on pager# 619-290-5370. For Thornton they can be reached at (858-657-6595). The Bone Marrow Service is NOT A STAT SERVICE and NEEDS TO BE SCHEDULED in advance. Bone marrow procedures include the clot section, aspirate, and biopsy specimens. Other bone marrow procedures are available upon request: Cytogenetics (Chromosome analysis, or BCR-ABL) cultures (AFB, viral, fungal, bacterial), Flow Cytometry (surface markers) short tandem repeats, histochemical staining, iron staining.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
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Lab Processing Instructions: N/A