blood film report external referral


blood film report external referral

Also known as


Additional information

Unstained films or stained with May-Gr´┐Żnwald / Giemsa. Clearly state the patient''s forename, surname, hospital number and date of collection on each slide. External referrals must use the Great Ormond Street blood and bone marrow film request form.

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

72 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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