Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 9:13 am

3510

Platelet Count

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:1 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 6 mL (Min:1 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 3 mL (Min:1 mL) Whole blood in Blue Top (Na Citrate). Submit Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrical Impedance
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 85049
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 140-440 K/ul
Components:
  • 3510 - PLATELET COUNT
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