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How much blood do they need for a hematology test ?

How much blood do they need for a hematology test ?
Asked On : Tue, 6 Jul 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

hello

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1.5-2ml of blood is sufficient for complete hemogram. If some biochemical tests are also needed then serum has to be extracted for which collection of upto 5 ml of blood is sufficient to carry out all the tests.

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payal
Answered: Wed, 19 Oct 2011
  User's Response
Hi Sophia,
just 5ml of blood is drawn for hematological investigations.
Answered: Mon, 24 Oct 2011
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  User's Response
Not more than 5 ml is required for test.
Answered: Tue, 6 Jul 2010
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Praveen Tayal's  Response
Hello.

Thanks for writing to us.

Usually 1.5-2ml of blood is sufficient for complete hemogram. If some biochemical tests are also needed then serum has to be extracted for which collection of upto 5 ml of blood is sufficient to carry out all the tests.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.

Regards,

Dr. Praveen Tayal




Answered: Mon, 17 Oct 2011
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Anesthesiologist Dr. Shivakumar. M. C.'s  Response
Hi Sophia,
It depends on the investigation but usually less than 5 ml is sufficient for hematology investigation
Take care
Answered: Tue, 18 Oct 2011
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