blood film report


blood film report including red cell, white cell and platelet morphology

Also known as


Request a test

External referrals must use the Great Ormond Street blood and bone marrow film request form. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >

Additional information

Unstained films or stained with May-Gr´┐Żnwald / Giemsa. Clearly record the patient''s forename, surname, hospital number and date of collection on each slide.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

blood film or 0.3ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA

Turnaround time

96 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please discuss with the Haematology Specialist Registrar before sending the sample. Address the package to the Haematology Laboratory, not to the registrar.


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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