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Cell Count, Body Fluid
0095019
Ordering Recommendation
May assist in evaluating for joint disease, systemic disease, or inflammation.
Mnemonic
FLD
Methodology
Cell Count/Differential
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Body fluid in liquid EDTA or sodium heparin.  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 3 mL body fluid. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
BAL fluid, gastric fluid, or seminal fluid. Synovial fluids collected in powdered EDTA or powdered lithium heparin. Specimens sent with needle. Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens.  
Remarks
Indicate source on test request form.  
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: Crystal Analysis: 12 hours, All Others: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
89051
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0009500Crystals6825-4
0095001Fluid Source14725-6
0095002Appearance Body Fluid9335-1
0095003Clots41293-2
0095006Red Blood Cells, Fluid23860-0
0095007Differential Total Cell Count
0095008% Lymphocytes fluid11031-2
0095010% PMN fluid26513-2
0095011% Eosinophils fluid32593-6
0095012% Blasts fluid
0095013% Other-body fluid cell count26473-9
0095112% Mononuclear cells fluid
0095113Total Nucleated Cell Fluid
0097114SR Source31208-2
0099085Color6824-7
2000141% Basophils fluid
2004469Cell Clumps Present
2004470Pathology Review
2004471Debris Present
2004475Review Notes
2004482RBC Auto Total
2004494Total Nucleated Cells Auto
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