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Complete Blood Count (aka CBC)

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
CBC AHEM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL EDTA (minimum 0.3 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimens hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid, or collected in heparin; tubes improperly filled; specimens at RT > 8 hrs or 4C > 24 hrs
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
8 hours
Additional Info:
Reference ranges available on patient report
CPT Code:
-
Panel 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:
    CBC; Hemogram & Smear Review; CBC with diff
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