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Reticulocytes, Percent and Number
0040022
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
RETICULOCY
Methodology
Flow Cytometry
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).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 3 mL whole blood . (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0040280ReticulocytesEffective May 16, 2016
Age
0-13 days
14 days and older
%2.7-6.61.0-2.6

 Reticulocyte NumberEffective May 16, 2016
Age0-13 days14 days and older
Male (K/µL)39.6-137.547-152
Female (K/µL)39.6-137.547-127


Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85045
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040023Reticulocyte Number60474-4
0040280Reticulocytes Percent17849-1
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Aliases
  • Reticulocyte index