Complete blood count (CBC) & differential-400

Test info

  
Complete blood count (CBC) & differential
  
400
  
85025.0
  
CDF
  
CBC

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

If the patient has platelet clumping issues in EDTA, a Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube must be collected in addition to the Lavender (EDTA), 4mL tube.

  
5.0 mL
  
3.0 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10, times to prevent clotting

If the patient has platelet clumping issues in EDTA, a Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube must be collected in addition to the Lavender (EDTA), 4mL tube.

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hrs

Ambient - 24 hrs

  
7 days
  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature

Performance

  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
Routine: 1 day
Available STAT
  

Sysmex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Billing

  
85025
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020