Complete blood count (CBC) & differential, no platelet-800

Test info

  
Complete blood count (CBC) & differential, no platelet
  
800
  
LAB800
  
CDN
  
CBC & Differential - 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 - 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

  
G0306

Tracking

  
05/14/2009
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020