Manual Differential

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: MDIFF AHEM1

Specimen Type: Blood

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

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL) and 2 fresh smears

Cause for rejection: Specimen hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid, or collected in heparin; tube improperly filled; specimen at RT > 8 hrs or at 4-8C > 24 hrs

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Microscopic evaluation of Wright's stained blood film

Special Instructions: -

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 4 hours

Additional Info: Reference ranges available on patient report

CPT Code: 85007

Synonyms: -

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