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CBC auto differential

Lab Section:  Hematology  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB7767 
Methodology: Automated cell counter and flow cell differential
Schedule: Sun-Sat
Reported: 1 hour for STAT orders; 2 hours for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Clotted, QNS or frozen specimens; only acceptable anticoagulant EDTA (lavender top).
Stability: Preferred specimen within 4 hours of collection; acceptable <24 hours

Notes: 

Physicians requesting a manual differential on a specimen that does not meet manual differential criteria must discuss with Hematology Laboratory Resident for approval

CPT Code(s): 85025
Last Changed: 06/01/2017 14:14:11