Complete blood count (CBC)

Alphabetical Test listing

Complete blood count (CBC)-430

  
Complete blood count (CBC)
  
430
  
85027.1
  
CBC
  
CBC
CBC w/ Plt (No diff)
  
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 hours

Ambient - 24 hours

  
7 days
  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
24/7
  
Routine: 1 day
Available STAT
  

Sysmex

  
  
85027
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020