Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Bone Marrow Aspirate and/or Biopsy

CMH Lab Section
Histology

Specimen Requirements
Aspirate: Containers determined based on desired testing.

Biopsy: B-Plus fixative

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-10 days

Special Instructions
CBC with differential required within 24 hours

Methodology
Variable based on specimen obtained and desired testing

Ranges
Interpreted by a Pathologist

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