Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Lavender Top Tube
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
Preferred amount: Full tube of Whole Blood
Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells. Reticulocye count helps in evaluating the bone marrow’s ability to produce red blood cells (RBCs) and to help distinguish between anemia related to blood loss or destruction and anemia related to decreased RBC production.