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.
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
PMNs15 yrs & over: 45-​79%
Bands0-​5%
Lymphocytes15 yrs & over: 16-​47%
Monocytes15 yrs & over: 0-​9%
Eosinophil % 0-​6%
Basophil Percentage 0-​2%
Absolute Neutrophil Count
Age Male (K/µL) Female (K/µL)
1-​3 days 1.7-​4.7 2.1-​8.4
4-​7 days 1.9-​4.1 1.8-​5.1
8-​14 days 1.9-​5.2 1.7-​5.4
15-​30 days 1.5-​3.6 1.3-​4.3
31-​60 days 1.2-​4.4 1.2-​4.9
61-​180 days 1.4-​6.4 1.4-​6.7
6 months-​2 years 1.6-​8.3 1.8-​9.1
3-​6 years 1.8-​7.4 1.8-​6.8
7-​12 years 1.8-​6.6 1.8-​6.7
13 years and older 1.3-​7.0 1.3-​7.0
Morphology Normocytic/Normochromic
Platelet (estimate) Adequate
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
85007
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0040015Anisocytosis
0040021Variant Lymphocytes
0040025Band Manual
0040030Basophil Manual
0040035Basophilic Stippling
0040040Blasts Manual
0040045Burr Cells
0040050Dohle Bodies
0040060Eosinophil Manual
0040090Howell Jolley Bodies
0040091Acanthocytes
0040092Monocytic Vacuolation
0040095Hypersegmentation
0040099Additional Comments (Diff)
0040100Hypochromic
0040110Large Platelets
0040120Lymphocyte
0040129Absolute Neutrophil Count
0040135Macrocytosis
0040155Metamyelocyte Manual
0040160Microcytosis
0040165Monocyte Manual
0040185Myelocyte Manual
0040195Normocytic/Normochromic
0040200Vacuolated PMN
0040205Nucleated RBC Manual
0040210Hematology, Other Cells
0040215Ovalocytes
0040220Pappenheimer Bodies
0040225Platelet Clumps
0040230Platelet Estimate
0040250Polymorphonuclear
0040255Poikilocytosis
0040260Polychromasia
0040265Promyelocyte
0040285Rouleaux RBC
0040290Schistocyte
0040295Smudge Cells
0040300Spherocyte
0040305Target Cells
0040310Tear Drop Cells
0040315Toxic Granulation
2000603Sickle Cell
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Manual Diff