Name: WBC, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood
Test Name: WBC, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood
Health Link Test Code: HCSCWBC
LIS Test Code: SCWBC
CPT Code(s): 85048
White Blood Cell Count
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
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
Transport specimen at ambient temperature to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately.
Clotted specimens collected in red-top tubes (which contain clot activators) are not acceptable.