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Location: Tufts Children's 3
Summary of Services Provided:
The Hematology Laboratory provides both automated and manual CBC and WBC differential, as well as reticulocyte count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and eosinophil count. Additional tests include body fluid cell count and differential, urinalysis and sediment, crystal search, PT with INR, PTT, fibrinogen, sensitive d-dimer, Anti Xa assay for LMWH and other heparins, Amnisure ROM, FFN, monospot, sickle cell screen, guiac card for occult blood in stool (inpatient only), iFOBT screen for colorectal cancer, Kleihauer-Betke stain for fetal hemoglobin, and smear examination for blood parasites.
Special Coagulation: factor and inhibitor assays, Hypercoagulation , von Willebrand’s and Lupus anticoagulant screens. Platelet function assays and screen for HIT.
Special Hematology: workup for hemoglobinopathies, G6-PD screen, serum viscosity, ZPP, blood parasite identification and quantitation, bone marrow peroxidase, Wrights and iron stains.
Flow Cytometry: Immunophenotyping for leukemia and lymphoma, PNH and MDS. T cell subsets.
Hours of Operation: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
Laboratory Contact Information: 617-636-5475
Medical Director and Contact Information:
Monika Pilichowska, PhD, MD
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