Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Additional Info:
Test includes WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT, MCV, MCHC, MCH, RDW, PLT, MPV. If indicated (per policy), a manual differential will be perfomed. See “Additional Information” in the back of the Laboratory Service Manual for manual differential policy.

Methodology: XN-2000

Stat: Available STAT

Specimen Requirements: SAMPLE MUST BE ANALYZED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF DRAW

1 lavender-top (EDTA) tube (minimum: 2.0 mL of EDTA whole blood) or 1 lavender-top microtainer tube (fill to second line) for pediatric use. See “Specimen Collection and Preparation” for microtainer use. Forward promptly at room temperature.

NOTE: Specimen should be refrigerated if unable to be analyzed within 8 hours.

Analytical Time: 1 day

Auto Call Back:
WBC: <2.0 or >30.0 K/mm³
HGB: <6.0 or >18.0 g/dL
<15 gm/dL (neonatal)
PLT: <40 or >1000 K/mm³

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Reflex: Reflex code: 85007

CPT Information:
85027 –