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CBC / PLATELETS (CBP)

Department: Hematology
Test Synonym(s): CBP, Complete Blood Count, Hemogram
Test Components: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, PCV, Indices, RDW, Platelets
CPT Codes: 85027
Methodology: Sysmex
Reference Range: Click here for CBC Reference Ranges.
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole blood
Pediatric Requirements: Lavender top (EDTA) - 2 mL (to fill 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 the lab within 4 hours. Draw 2 mL to fill line only or may draw EDTA microtainer

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