|Mnemonic: ||[HEM HOLD]|
|Name: ||Malaria Smear to hold|
|Specimen: ||EDTA Lavender top tube. Samples must be delivered to the lab immediately after collection. The lab must process the samples within one hour of collection. Specimens received more than three hours after collection are rejected.|
|Note: ||Use the prebuilt phrase HEMHOLD to document what drawn and what for when ordering the test in PathNet. |
Send a Print Screen along with the sample to hematology immediately.