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Eosin-5 Maleimide Dye binding test for Hereditary spherocytosis (EMA)*



Sample Reqs



2 days

Special instructions

*Sample to be received by laboratory within 24 hours of being taken and the test is done Tuesday to Thursday (test must be performed within 48 hours of sample being taken.

Sample type guide


Lavender Vacutainer, EDTA anticoagulant, 4ml/10ml (10ml EDTA tubes are used for specific PCR assays)

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 17/12/22


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