WBC Count
Label Mnemonic: WBC
Epic Lab Code: LAB4952
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hematology
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Blood
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Full draw; 3.0 mL lavender top; (or fingerstick)
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
18 years+ 3.7-10.5 k/mm3 6 years - <18 years 4.5-13.0 k/mm3 4 years - <6 years 5.0-15.5 k/mm3 2 years - <4 years 5.5-15.5 k/mm3 1 year - <2 years 6.0-17.0 k/mm3 3 months - <1 year* 6.0-17.5 k/mm3 31 days - <3 months* 5.0-19.5 k/mm3 0 day - <31 days* 9.0-30.0 k/mm3 *values refer to full term infants. Critical value: <1.0 k/mm3 and >50.0 k/mm3
Comments:
This test is also performed in the Iowa River Landing (IRL) clinical laboratory (for specimens drawn at that site).
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
CPT Code:
85048