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Hemogram

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
HEGRM 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; tubes improperly filled; specimen at RT > 8 hrs or 4-8C > 24 hrs
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Impedance measurement with Optical Flow fluorescence measurements and Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions:
Indicate clearly if a specimen has been drawn from an arterial line or from a line that has been rinsed with heparin.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
4 hours
Additional Info:
Reference ranges are available on patient report
CPT Code:
85027
Synonyms:
Blood Count Profile; Cell Profile