Complete blood count (CBC) & differential, no platelet

Alphabetical Test listing

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

  
Complete blood count (CBC) & differential, no platelet
  
800
  
LAB800
  
CDN
  
CBC & Differential - No platelet
  
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
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
Routine: 1 day
Available STAT
  

Sysmex

  
  
G0306
  
05/14/2009
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020