Specimens should be received within 24 hours of collection. Testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube
Send samples Monday through Thursday only. Samples must be received at Legacy Central Lab by noon Monday through Thursday within 24 hours of collection.
5.0 mL whole blood (EDTA) and 6 unfixed smears
1.0 mL whole blood (EDTA) and 6 unfixed smears
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
0-15% lymphocytes having sezary morphology within normal limits
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