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Complete Blood Count with Differential (CBC WITH DIFF)

Laboratory - : Hematology

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
300 ul microtainer, 2.0 ml macrotainer
Minimum Volume:
300 ul microtainer; 1.0 ml mactrotainer
Preferred Volume:
300 ul microtainer, 2.0 macrotainer
Cause for Rejection:
Specimens hemolyzed, clotted diluted with IV fluid, drawn with heparin or contaminated with heparin; tubes improperly filled; specimens at RT for more than 8 hours or 4C for more than 24 hours
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Impedance measurement with Optical Flow light scatter and fluorescent measurements and microscopic evaluation of a Wright's stained blood film
Special Instructions:
Indicate clearly if the specimen has been drawn from an arterial line or from a line that has been rinsed with heparin.
8 hours
Additional Info:
Reference ranges available on patient report
CPT Code:
Profile Includes:
  • WBC
  • Nucleated RBC
  • RBC
  • Hemoglobin
  • Hematocrit
  • MCV
  • MCH
  • MCHC
  • RDW
  • Platelets
  • MPV
  • % Immature Granulocyte
  • Absolute Neutrophil Number
  • Band Neutrophils
  • Segmented Neutrophils
  • Lymphocytes
  • Monocytes
  • Promyelocytes
  • Metamyelocytes
  • Myelocytes
  • Cell Morphology
  • Synonyms:
    Complete Blood Count; Hemogram & Smear Review; CBC with Diff

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