Complete blood count (CBC), no platelet-230

Test info

  
Complete blood count (CBC), no platelet
  
230
  
LAB230
  
CBN
  
CBC, No platelet

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 after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion 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.

  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hrs

Ambient (OK) - 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
  
24/7
  
Routine: 1 day
Available STAT
  

Sysmex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Billing

  
G0307

Tracking

  
05/14/2009
  
02/19/2020
  
02/18/2020