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White Blood Cell Count

Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
WBC MAHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen more than 24 hours old, hemolyzed, clotted,diluted with IV fluid or collected in heparin
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours;STAT
Methodology:
Unopette and microscopic evaluation
Special Instructions:
Indicate clearly if a specimen has been drawn form an arterial line that has been rinsed with heparin.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
8 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
85048
Synonyms:
White Count, Total WBC; Leukocyte Count