Sample Requirements: 10ml clotted
Comments: Granulocyte ImmunologyAll samples referred to NBS, Bristol.
Please use NBS form 3E
Key Factors known to affect Test Performance or Interpretation:
  • Samples will be rejected if received more than 48 hours post phlebotomy.
  • It is not possible to provide accurate blood grouping on clotted samples or haemolysed samples, including those stored at inappropriate temperatures.
  • Small samples must be processed manually and these will only be accepted for young children.
Turnaround Time: The published turnaround times are applicable to normal working hours only. All routine samples received outwith normal working hours will be processed on the next working day.
Location: NBS, Bristol