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Manual Differential
0040005
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DIFF
Methodology
Microscopy
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). OR unstained whole blood smears.  
Specimen Preparation
Specimens must be well mixed prior to making smears. Transport 3 mL whole blood OR 2 unstained whole blood smears. (Min: 0.5 mL OR 2 smears)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Whole Blood: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Smears:
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Polymorphonuclear15 yrs & over: 45-79%
 Band Manual0-5%
 Lymph Pct15 yrs & over: 16-47%
 Monocyte Manual15 yrs & over: 0-9%
 Eosinophil Manual0-6%
 Basophil Manual0-2%
 Absolute Neutrophil Count
Age
Male (K/µL)
Female (K/µL)
1-3 days1.7-4.72.1-8.4
4-7 days1.9-4.11.8-5.1
8-14 days1.9-5.21.7-5.4
15-30 days1.5-3.61.3-4.3
31-60 days1.2-4.41.2-4.9
61-180 days1.4-6.41.4-6.7
6 months-2 years1.6-8.31.8-9.1
3-6 years1.8-7.41.8-6.8
7-12 years1.8-6.61.8-6.7
13 years and older1.3-7.01.3-7.0

 Normocytic/NormochromicNormocytic/Normochromic
 Platelet EstimateAdequate

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85007
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040015Anisocytosis702-1
0040021Variant Lymphocytes13046-8
0040025Band Manual26508-2
0040030Basophil Manual707-0
0040035Basophilic Stippling703-9
0040040Blasts Manual709-6
0040045Burr Cells7790-9
0040050Dohle Bodies7792-5
0040060Eosinophil Manual714-6
0040090Howell Jolley Bodies
0040091Acanthocytes7789-1
0040092Monocytic Vacuolation
0040095Hypersegmentation765-8
0040099Additional Comments (Diff)
0040100Hypochromic728-6
0040110Large Platelets32146-3
0040120Lymph Pct737-7
0040129Absolute Neutrophil Count26511-6
0040135Macrocytosis738-5
0040155Metamyelocyte Manual740-1
0040160Microcytosis741-9
0040165Monocyte Manual744-3
0040185Myelocyte Manual749-2
0040195Normocytic/Normochromic7794-1
0040200Vacuolated PMN
0040205Nucleated RBC Manual18309-5
0040210Hematology, Other Cells26471-3
0040215Ovalocytes774-0
0040220Pappenheimer Bodies7795-8
0040225Platelet Clumps7796-6
0040230Platelet Estimate9317-9
0040250Polymorphonuclear31160-5
0040255Poikilocytosis779-9
0040260Polychromasia10378-8
0040265Promyelocyte783-1
0040285Rouleaux RBC7797-4
0040290Schistocyte800-3
0040295Smudge Cells7798-2
0040300Spherocyte802-9
0040305Target Cells10381-2
0040310Tear Drop Cells
0040315Toxic Granulation803-7
2000603Sickle Cell801-1
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Aliases
  • Manual Diff