2 well made peripheral blood films and 8 bone marrow smears. All slides should be air-dried, unfixed and unstained. Another 8 – 10 slides are required for cytochemical stains for the diagnosis of new leukaemia and lymphoma cases.
3 – 4 days
Monday – Saturday
Note: All bone marrow reports include a blood film report. Iron stains are done routinely on all marrow aspirates.