Whole blood [EDTA].
Onsite [NJH]: Transport to lab within 1 hour.
Do not centrifuge.
Preferred volume: 4 mL whole blood
Minimum volume: 1 mL whole blood in a lavender (EDTA) top tube.
Clotted specimens will be rejected.
Offsite: Samples must be tested within 4 hours of collection. DO NOT freeze sample.
4 hours at RT (15-25°C)
Monday - Friday
Direct current electronic resistance method of particle counting and sizing
4 hour routine, 1 hour STAT
OES Count (Circulating Eosinophils);Hematology Analyzer (Circulating Eosinophils);CEOS
Varies depending on age