Collect

One 3 mL lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens, clotted, and hemolyzed specimens.

Storage/Transport Temperature

3 mL whole blood at 2-8°C.  (Min: 0.5 mL)

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Do not freeze.

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Reported

Within 24 hours

Reference Interval

 Adult range 0.5 -1.5 %

CPT Codes

85045
Collection

Collect

One 3 mL lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens, clotted, and hemolyzed specimens.

Storage/Transport Temperature

3 mL whole blood at 2-8°C.  (Min: 0.5 mL)

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Do not freeze.
Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Flow Cytometry

Reported

Within 24 hours
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

 Adult range 0.5 -1.5 %
Administrative

CPT Codes

85045