Cell Count Pleural Fluid

CELL COUNT PLEURAL FLUID

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

Pleural Fluid

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

24/7

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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