Kleihauer


Test Information

Test Name

Kleihauer

Synonyms

Kleihauer stain

Department

Haematology

Preferred Specimen

6mL EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

KLER

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • Do not refrigerate.
  • Process ASAP. Hand deliver to Haematology.

Site Specific Notes

- Taupo

Process in PLR Haematology

Alternative Specimen

4mL EDTA


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

48 Hours

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

alan.neal@pathlab.co.nz