IMPORTANT: ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
Add EDTA to the syringe prior to obtaining the specimen.
Obtain a “first pull” to assure sufficient blast cells for testing.
Gently expel the specimen into fresh Weisenthal Cancer Group HEMATOLOGIC transport media (red/orange top).
Seal the inner and outer transport vials securely.
Mix by gentle inversion.
Keep the specimen cool.
Use a frozen cold pack (-20C).
Do not freeze the specimen.
Do not use dry ice for shipping.
Transport the specimen via overnight courier the same day it is collected.
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