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Hematology Panel (View in report form.)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

CBC

POE DESCRIPTION:

COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT

CPT CODE: 85027; 85029
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes: RBC, HGB, HCT, RBC Indicies, WBC, Platelet Count
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours; available stat
TURNAROUND TIME: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (K2 EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
REJECTION CRITERIA: Clotted specimen, >24 hours old
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.5 mL venous, 250 µL capillary whole blood
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen should be sent to the laboratory as soon as possible, not more than 2 hours after collection.
REFERENCE RANGE: See Table
TEST SYNONYM(S):Hemogram; Hematology Panel

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