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Test Information

CBC W/DIFF,W/PLT (3000)

CPT Code:

85025

Specimen Requirements:

One 5 mL lavender-top (EDTA) tube (1 mL minimum). For infants: 1-2 lavender-top Microtainer's may be used. Gently invert tube six times immediately after drawing to prevent clotting. Store and transport specimen(s) refrigerated. Must be received in the laboratory within 24 hours of collection. Avoid exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures.

Stability:

48 hours refrigerated

Minimum Collection Volume:

1.0 mL EDTA whole blood

Methodology:

Impedence and Flow Cytometry

Transport Temperature:

Refrigerated

Container Type:

Lavender-top tube or Microtainer

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