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Total Eosinophil Count

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
EOSCT AHEM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid, specimen at room temperature > 8 hours, specimen refrigerated >24 hours.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours
Methodology:
Impedance measurement with optical flow light scatter and microscopic evaluation of Wright Stain
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
8 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
85048
Synonyms:
Eos Count; Absolute Eosinophil Count