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WBC BLOOD QUANTITATIVE (WC)

Department: Hematology
Test Synonym(s): WC, White Blood Cell Quantitative
CPT Codes: 85048
Methodology: Sysmex
Reference Range: Both 3.9-10.7 x 10^3/uL; Peds:up to 7 days 9.4-31.1 x10^3/uL; Peds: 7-30 days 4.3-18.3 x10^3/uL;Peds:up to 30 days-6 years 4.0-14.6 x10^3/uL
Tube Type: Lavender top tube (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole Blood
Pediatric Requirements: Lavender top (EDTA)- 2 mL (fill to line only) or one full lavender top (EDTA) microtainer
Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume: 250 uL
Temperature: Room Temperature or refrigerated
Stability: 24 hours
Reasons for Rejection: QNS, clotted, specimen age
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: Stat: 1 hour
Special Instructions: DELIVER TO LAB WITHIN 24 HOURS

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