Cell Count Peritoneal Fluid


Test Name:   Total Nucleated Cells/differential, Peritoneal Fluid
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   CELLCPERIT
Specimen Type:   

Peritoneal Fluid

Collection Container:   Lavender- 2-5 mls
Container Information
Lavender TubeLavender TubeMicro-Lavender TubeMicro-Lavender Tube
Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 4.0 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 1.0 hours

Reference Interval:  

Units:  x10'6/L

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Specimens received more than 2 hours post collection are subject to cellular degradation.
Storage & Transport:   All fluids must be sent to the lab immediately after collection.
Test Referred to :    On-site, BGH Laboratory


November 22, 2011

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