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Hematology Procedures



  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

A. Hematology Laboratory Hours:

Routine Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am- 5 pm
Emergency (STAT) Service: 24 hours/7 days

B. Telephone Numbers:

Hematology – Information and Results 206-8590

  1. TEST CONSULTATION AND APPROVAL

Some hematology tests are performed ONLY after consultation with a Laboratory Medicine Resident. See the Alphabetical List of Tests for further information. A Laboratory Medicine Resident is available at all times for hematology and coagulation problems:

Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm,
pager (415) 443-0179

At all other times, call the Clinical Laboratory Information Section (Inquiry) at 415-206-8590, and request their assistance to contact the Lab Medicine Resident on call.



  1. REQUISITION

All hematology specimens should be submitted on one of the following requisitions:

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