Hematopathology In the Department of Pathology
 Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
 Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

Blood & Bone Marrow Examination

Peripheral blood and fresh bone marrow aspirate and biopsy specimens may be submitted for comprehensive consultative evaluation, which includes morphologic evaluation by an experienced hematopathologist with the appropriate selection of flow cytometry and/or immunohistochemical immunophenotyping and, if indicated, cytogenetic or molecular genetic studies.  Flow cytometry immunophenotyping is available seven days a week and urgent results are quickly called to the ordering physician as a preliminary report.

Peripheral blood and fresh bone marrow samples should be sent to:

Stanford Clinical Laboratories, Room H1501
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA  94305

For further assistance, please call the Special Hematology Laboratory at
650-724-2249, or review the laboratory's general information regarding specimen collection and handling.

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