Complete Blood count

Complete Blood Count

Test Name:   Complete Blood Count
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   CBC
Specimen Type:   

Whole blood

Collection Container:   Lavender- 5mls
Container Information
Lavender TubeLavender TubeMicro-Lavender TubeMicro-Lavender Tube
Collection Information:   Samples must be transported to the laboratory within 60 minutes of collection time.
Test Schedule:  

24/7

Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 4.0 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 1.0 hours

Reference Interval:  

Tests may be added-on (AOT) to existing samples within 24 hours of collection time.

Critical Values:   Each component has a specific range which will be flagged in Meditech.
Lab Process Notes :   Components:

Leukocyte Count
Leukocyte Count Corrected
Erythrocyte Count
Hemoglobin
Hematocrit
Mean Cell Volume
Red Cell Distribution Width
Platelet Count
Mean Platelet Volume
Neutrophils
Lymphocytes
Monocytes
Eosinphils
Basophils
 

Storage & Transport:    
Test Referred to :    On-site, BGH Laboratory

                 

updated: 2014.12.10  jg

 
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