Reticulocyte, Automated

CPT Code(s):

85045

Methodology:

Automated cell count/Differential

Performed:

Monday - Friday

Reported:

Within 24 hours

Use:

This test assesses erythropoietic bone marrow activity in anemia and other hematologic conditions.

Specimen Requirements:

Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA); Purple 1 micro tube

Sample Volume: 1.5 mL

Storage:

  • Ambient: 24 hours
  • Refrigerated: 24 hours
Unacceptable Conditions:

  • Clotted or grossly hemolyzed specimens
  • Frozen specimens
Specimen Retention Time: 5 days

Collection Procedure:

-

Reference Values:

-

Interpretation Data:

-

Notes:

UFHPL Test #: 50090

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB296

Reported Notes:

-

Result:

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