Automated Reticulocyte Count
Testing performed on the Sysmex XN-1000 Hematology Analyzer.
Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells with a life span in peripheral blood of 1 to 2 days, before they mature to RBCs. Being immature, some basophilic substance or inclusions are found in them. They are a measure of erythropoietic activity of the bone marrow.
Specimen Storage and Stability
Samples stored refrigerated at 2-8°C are stable for 72 hours. Allow refrigerated samples to come to room temperature at least 15 minutes and mix well before analysis.
Specimen Collection and Preparation
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.
Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.
STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.
*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.
Vibra Health Laboratory
Phone: (248) 846-0663
1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083