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Test Information

CBC w/ Differential, w/ Platelet (3000)

Preferred Specimen(s):

Whole Blood (EDTA) 5 mL whole blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube (1 mL min). Gently invert tube 8-10 times immediately after drawing to prevent clotting. Avoid exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures.

Stability:

Ambient: N/A Frozen: N/A Refrigerated: 48 Hours

Methodology:

Flow Cytometry (FC) Impedance

Transport Temperature:

Refrigerated

Transport Container:

Lavender Top Tube

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.

*Requests for germline genetic tests require either a copy of a specific patient consent form to be submitted with the testing request, or a blanket attestation from the physician that acknowledges their compliance with the informed consent law. As a convenience, we offer a blanket attestation for you to sign acknowledging that you are in compliance with this informed consent law. This form, as well a sample consent form that you can customize for your practice, can be downloaded here.