Ehrlichia smear

Alphabetical Test listing

Ehrlichia smear-453

  
Ehrlichia smear
  
453
  
87207.0
  
EHL
  
Human Anaplasmosis
HA
HME
HGE
Ehrlichiosis
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
5.0 mL
  

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

  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Ambient - 24 hours (optimal)

  
  • 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
  

Microscopic examination

  

No organisms seen

  
87207
  
11/30/2001
  
07/13/2018