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  Iron Stain Specimen Type:
  also known as Prussian Blue Stain Other

HEMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: N/A
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital, room 1-013
For MCC deliver to: Lab:  1st Floor, Room 1025, Processing Desk
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Prussian Blue
Special Instructions: Iron staining can be performed on bone marrow, touch preps, EDTA peripheral blood, biopsies and buffy coat preparations. Contact the Hematology specialist, x32250, pager 619-290-5370, for more information.  At MCC, contact 858-822-6142.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
CyberLAB abbreviation: IRNST
CyberLAB code: 7430
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A