Apr 2, 2015




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Hemoglobin, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood

Hemoglobin, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood (HCSCHGB) Hematology Lab Test

Name: Hemoglobin, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood

Test Name: Hemoglobin, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood

Health Link Test Code: HCSCHGB

LIS Test Code: SCHGB

CPT Code(s): 85018

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.

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

Stability Ambient:

4 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Stem cell, peripheral blood

Testing Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen at ambient temperature to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Clotted specimens or specimens collected in red-top tubes (which contain clot activators) are not acceptable.