BONE MARROW EXAM

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Bone Marrow, aspirate or biopsy from the Iliac crest

Handling

Collection container with 10% Neutral Buffered Formalin for biopsy core and EDTA tube for aspirate.

Testing Information

Note

Assistance with specimen collection is available Mon - Fri, 0900-1400 only.

Contact the appropriate Hematology lab for assistance in scheduling specimen collection:
Legacy Emanuel (503) 413-4086
Legacy Good Samaritan (503) 413-7153
Legacy Meridian Park (503) 692-2487
Legacy Mt. Hood (503) 674-1133
Legacy Salmon Creek (360) 487-1254

Performed

Specimens are processed as received Mon - Fri

Reported

24-48 hours, depending when the specimen is received in the Histology lab.

Method

Microscopy

Reference Values

Reference Values

Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.

Comments

See also Chromosomal Analysis Bone Marrow For Hematologic Disorders or Leukemia Panel Immunophenotyping By Flow Cytometry.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:00 AM