Peripheral blood: 7 mL whole blood in green-top (heparin) tube or 1 lavender-top (EDTA) tube, store and ship ambient. Bone marrow: 2 - 3 mL of marrow in green-top (heparin) tube. Ship ambient.
Green-top (heparin) tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube Peripheral blood (preferred) or bone marrow Collect specimen Monday through Thursday ONLY AFTER 12:00 noon EST. Specimen MUST be received at LAB within 24 hours of collection. Please state date and time of collection on the request form.