Apr 3, 2015




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WBC, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood

WBC, Stem Cell, Peripheral Blood (HCSCWBC) Hematology Lab Test

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

Test Component:

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

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

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen at ambient temperature to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately.

Unacceptable Criteria:

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