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Complete Blood Count w/Differential

Test Name:Complete Blood Count w/Differential
Epic Order Code:LAB293  
CPT Code:85025  
Specimen(s) Type:Whole blood; 2.0 mL minimum volume
Acceptable Container(s):Top is purple (lavender).
Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour  
 Routine: 4 hours  
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, store and transport specimen at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport, grossly hemolyzed, clotted.
Reference Range:See individual test components
Additional Information:The complete blood count includes White Cell Count, Red Cell Count, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count, MPV, and Differential. See the respective tests for additional information.