Hematology smear QA review-2991 - Hematology Smear QA Request

Test info

  
Hematology smear QA review
  
2991 - Hematology Smear QA Request
  
LAB2991
  
MSH
  

This test is for verification of client reported results.

 

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood and air dried slides
  
  
4.0 mL
  

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

  
  • Prepare 2-3 unstained smears, labeled with patient name and date of birth.
  • Allow to air dry.
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL  and

Plastic slide holder

  

A completed Hematology Smear QA Review request and a copy of the CBC and differential results must be included with the specimen.

  

Ambient

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  • Slides broken beyond repair

Performance

  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
24 hrs
  

Microscopic examination

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

  
85007

Testing cannot be billed to patient insurance and will be billed to the client.

Tracking

  
08/20/2013
  
04/03/2019
  
02/18/2020