Cytochemical stain. The Wright Giemsa stain is used to stain peripheral blood and bone marrow smears for study of blood cell morphology.
- Minimum two slides fresh smear: bone marrow aspirate preferred, peripheral blood accepted
- Slide identifiers should be clearly written and match exactly with the specimen ID and specimen labeling as noted on the requisition.
Use cold pack for transport. Make sure cold pack is not in direct contact with specimen.