CBC with Platelet Count
0040002
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CBC
Methodology
Automated Cell Count
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: MPV: 8 hours, All Others: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
85027
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0040080Hematocrit
0040085Hemoglobin
0040140Mean Corpuscular HGB Concentration
0040145Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin
0040150Mean Corpuscular Volume
0040180Mean Platelet Volume
0040235Platelet
0040270Red Blood Cell
0040275Red Cell Distribution Width
0040320White Blood Cell Count
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Cross References
  • Complete Blood Count