Blood Cell Analysis

Contact: Anna Nelson
Location: D1-315
Contact phone: (206) 667-5158
Contact fax: (206) 667-6124
Contact e-mail: arnelson@fredhutch.org

Complete blood counts (CBCs wtih +/- differential) are performed using an automated hematology analyzer, the Siemens Advia 2120i Hematology System, with multispecies package (humans and animals). It permits high throughput accurate assessment of 23 hematologic parameters. 

This service includes:

  1. Accurate white blood cell, red blood cell and platelet counts.
  2. Comprehensive assessment of red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet indices.
  3. Automated differential and animal species- specific validated hematologic parameters.
  4. CBC services include a manual peripheral blood smear for assessment of manual leukocyte differential, and erythrocyte and platelet morphology.

This service is available 7 days per week including weekends and holidays, limited hours during weekends and holidays.

User Fees

User fees are designed simply to recover the direct supply costs associated with the procedure. Examples of certain user fee charges are listed below; other functions are available upon request.

Cost per sample
CBC with differential (review of blood smear included) $18.00
CBC without differential $15.00
Cell count (hematopoietic cells per unit volume) $15.00
Bone marrow / apheresis product cell count with differential $18.00
CBC with differential and reticulocyte count $22.00