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Blood Sciences Test


EDTA Blood

Special Instructions

Minimum sample volume: 1 ml. The test is referred and must reach the referral laboratory within 24 hours of venepuncture, therefore test only available during the routine working week Mon-Thurs, mornings only.( The samples need to be sent by guaranteed next day delivery )

A normal control sample is required to be sent with the test sample.

Test Usage

Used in the diagnosis of hereditary spherocytosis.

Turnaround time



Referred Test-invoice payable by requestor.

Assayed By

Department of Immunology

Directorate of Laboratory Medicine,Clinical Sciences Centre

Clinical Sciences Building 3

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road

Manchester M13 9WL

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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