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CBC (INCLUDES DIFF/PLT)

Test Code

6399

CPT Code(s)

85025

Preferred Specimen(s)

WHOLE BLOOD FROM FULL EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) TUBE

INSTRUCTIONS:
MAINTAIN SPECIMEN AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
IF MULTIPLE DRAW, COLLECT EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) TUBE LAST.
TRAUMATIC DRAW CAN INTRODUCE THROMBOPLASTIN AND TRAP WBC
AND PLATELETS. REFRIGERATION CAN PRECIPITATE FIBRIN AND
TRAP WBC AND PLATELETS.

Minimum Volume

MICROTAINER 0.5 ML
1 ML WHOLE BLOOD EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) TUBE

Transport Container

EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) TUBE

Transport Temperature

ROOM TEMPERATURE

Specimen Stability

ROOM TEMPERATURE: 48 HOURS
REFRIGERATED: 48 HOURS (MAY CAUSE PLATELET CLUMPING)
FROZEN: UNSTABLE

Reject Criteria

CLOTTED
RECEIVED FROZEN

Methodology

ELECTRONIC CELL SIZING, SORTING/CYTOMETRY/MICROSCOPY

Performing Laboratory

DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY OF OKLAHOMA
225 NE 97TH STREET
OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73114-6302

Setup Time

2ND SHIFT

Setup Days

SUN-SAT

Report Available

24 HRS

Clinical Significance

A COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT IS USED AS A SCREENING TEST FOR
VARIOUS DISEASE STATES TO INCLUDE: ANEMIA, LEUKEMIA AND
INFLAMMATORY PROCESSES.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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