Total Eosinophil Count

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: EOSCT AHEM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid, specimen at room temperature > 8 hours, specimen refrigerated >24 hours.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Impedance measurement with optical flow light scatter and microscopic evaluation of Wright Stain

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 8 hours

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 85048

Synonyms: Eos Count; Absolute Eosinophil Count

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