Name: Platelet Count, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood
Test Name: Platelet Count, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood
Health Link Test Code: HCSCPLT
LIS Test Code: SCPLT
CPT Code(s): 85049
Included In: CBC without Differential, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood
Methodology: Flow Cytometry and Impedance
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Stem cell, peripheral blood
Collection Container: See collection instructions.
Place specimen in a tube with no anticoagulants. DO NOT place specimen in a red-top tube as it contains clot activators.
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Stem cell, peripheral blood
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL
Transport specimen at ambient temperature to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately.
Clotted specimens or specimens collected in a red-top tubes (which contain clot activators) are not acceptable.