Heinz bodies

Alphabetical Test listing

Heinz bodies-837

  
Heinz bodies
  
837
  
85441.0
  
HZB
  
G6PD Deficiency
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
2.7 mL
  

Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting.

  

Submit tube(s), unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours

Ambient (OK) - 24 hours

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Stain & microscopic examination

  

0.0% Heinz Bodies seen; None seen

  
85441
  
02/16/2004
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020