Skip to content

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here. Hide this message

Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Blood film

Blood film

EDTA

TestBlood film
Common AbbreviationsFILM
ProfileFBC added on the same sample
Clinical IndicationMorphological assessment of the peripheral blood. Used to assess many disorders including leukamia and anaemia.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeEDTA
Minimum Volume1 x 3 mL (adult) 1 x 0.5 mL (paed) (can be shared with a FBC sample)
Special Precautions
Stability4-6 hours
Turnaround Time2 hours (urgent) 3 days (routine)
LaboratoryYork & Scarborough Hospital
Reference IntervalN/A
Limitations
Additional Information
A receptionist at an information stand reading some paperwork

Your Visit

Two female receptionists on the phone at a desk smiling

Feedback

Chinese Poland

View all languages >