Smear for Morphology (View in report form.)
|CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ||MORPH SM|
|POE DESCRIPTION: ||MORPHOLOGY SMEAR FOR HEMATOLOGY|
|CPT CODE: ||85007|
|DAYS PERFORMED: ||Daily, 24 hours; available stat|
|TURNAROUND TIME: ||8 hours|
|SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: ||
Same specimen must have a CBC request also.¿ Not for general morphology but for specific morphological abnormality (i.e. spherocytes or cell inclusions).
|CONTAINER TYPE: ||Lavender top (EDTA) tube|
|SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: ||Blood|
|REJECTION CRITERIA: ||Specimen clotted, >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.|
|REFERENCE RANGE: ||None seen|
|TEST SYNONYM(S):||Morphology Smear|
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