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Collect: Lavender (EDTA) OR unstained whole blood smears.
Specimen Preparation: Specimens must be well mixed prior to making smears. Transport Original tube
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions:Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.
Stability: Whole Blood: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Smears: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
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