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Test Name: Osmotic Fragility, Erythrocytes

Test Code(s): OSFRAG / HCOSFRAG

CPT Code(s): 85557

Test Description: Link: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/9064

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: This blood must be sent by overnight courier to arrive at Mayo Medical Laboratories within 72 hours of draw time.  Therefore, if collecting a specimen on Friday, blood must be in the Core Laboratory before 1200.


Interpretation

Red Cell Fragility

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