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Body Fluid Cell Count and Differential

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
FLC&D SCOPE
Specimen Type:
Cerebrospinal fluid; Body fluid
Tube Type:
Fluid container
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen more than 1 hour old, specimen grossly clotted
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Daily, 24 hour; STAT
Methodology:
Hemocytometer count and microscopic evaluation of Wright's stained cytocentrifuge preparation
Special Instructions:
Specify body fluid type
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference ranges available under individual tests
CPT Code:
89051
Synonyms:
CSF Cell Count; Misc. Body Fluid Cell Count