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Reticulated platelet panel, flow cytometry

Lab Section: 

Flow Cytometry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3447

 

Methodology: 

Flow cytometry

Schedule: 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported: 

3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 ml Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 ml.
Transport: Deliver promptly to lab.
Handling: Store sample at 2-8 C. Requires a Platelet Count.
Unacceptable conditions: Clotted or Hemolyzed sample
Stability: 72 hours

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: ITP, TTP, bone marrow response evaluation.

Reference Interval: 

See report

CPT Code(s): 

85055

Last Changed: 

8/21/2017 8:27 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/21/2017 8:27 AM