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Bone Marrow Examination

Ordering information:

EMR orderable: Bone Marrow Examination.

Bone Marrow Trephine to be placed into a jar of 10% Neutral Buffered Formalin.

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Alternate names:
Bone marrow aspirate, Bone Marrow Trephine
Specimen types:
Bone marrow
Container types:
Bone Marrow ExaminationBone Marrow Examination
Collection Instructions:

Bont marrow trephine requires at least 4 hours fixation prior to processing. Please consider this for an Urgent trephine result.



Consult Haematology Registrar to request

Testing available :



Microbial culture

Cytogenetic analysis

Immunophenotypic Analysis (Flow Cytometry)

IgH/TCR Gene Rearrangement Studies

Other specialised and/or Molecular Studies

Result Turnaround Time:
1-5 days

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