Differential only

Preferred Sample

2 unstained blood smears and EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum)

Fee

$10

Acceptable Samples

EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum)

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

Same day results if received by 1:00 p.m.

Description

Differential WBC count and estimate, estimated platelet numbers, and evaluate morphology of WBC’s, RBC’s and platelets. Also included is packed cell volume and total protein (if serum is also submitted).

Species

Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

Blood films should be immediately prepared after collection and air dried. Slides do not require staining before submission. Place slides in a protective slide holder case.