Collect

One 4 mL EDTA (Lavender) tube

Pediatric Collection

Fill 1 lavender microtainer to the 500 uL line.  You must immediately place blood into the microtainer and invert 10 times.

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen, clotted, tube under filled, grossly hemolyzed, beyond specified stability

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated:  24 hrs
Room Temp:  4 hrs

Performed

Sun-Sat

Department

Hematology

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Automated Westergren

Reference Interval

Female:

0 - 50 years: 0 - 20 mm/hr

Greater than 50 years: 0 - 30 mm/hr

Male:

0 - 50 years: 0 - 15 mm/hr

Greater than 50 years: 0 - 20 mm/hr

CPT Codes

85652

Collection

Collect

One 4 mL EDTA (Lavender) tube

Pediatric Collection

Fill 1 lavender microtainer to the 500 uL line.  You must immediately place blood into the microtainer and invert 10 times.

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen, clotted, tube under filled, grossly hemolyzed, beyond specified stability

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated:  24 hrs
Room Temp:  4 hrs

Performed

Sun-Sat

Department

Hematology

Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Automated Westergren

Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

Female:

0 - 50 years: 0 - 20 mm/hr

Greater than 50 years: 0 - 30 mm/hr

Male:

0 - 50 years: 0 - 15 mm/hr

Greater than 50 years: 0 - 20 mm/hr

Administrative

CPT Codes

85652

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Disease Topics