Heinz Body Stain

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HEINZ BODY
CPT CODE:

85441-90, 85445-90

TEST INFORMATION:

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DAYS PERFORMED: As scheduled by laboratory
TURNAROUND TIME: 24 hours
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Procedure must be scheduled in advance with the laboratory at 942-5002. Deliver immediately after collection. Specimen must be in laboratory before 1100 hours.

CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL EDTA whole blood

REJECTION CRITERIA: Not scheduled ahead with the laboratory, non-fresh sample
MINIMUM VOLUME:

2 mL EDTA whole blood

HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen must be fresh. Specimen must be delivered to the laboratory immediately after collection.
REFERENCE RANGE:

See ARUP Laboratories - Search Test Code 0049090

LAST UPDATED:

4-25-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Crystal Violet Stain for Heinz Bodies