A Complete Blood Count will include the following
- WBC Estimate
- RBC morphology
- Hemoparasite screen
- WBC differential and morphology evaluation
- Thrombocyte est and morphology
Specimen requirements: Two-four blood smears (slide to slide, coverslip to slide techniques are acceptable. Slides should be a uniform smear and not thick for proper evaluation). 1-2 hct tubes sealed with clay at one end. These samples can be sent regular mail in a protective wrap. Do not refrigerate or send on ice. If the samples are pulled and shipped for next day, the sample can be put in a heparin mictotainer with no plug, and CAPS can make the smears. Please make arraignments with CAPS is requiring next day delivery.