Cell Count, Body Fluid
0095019
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
FLD
Methodology
Cell Count/Differential
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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 Name
0009500Crystals
0095001Fluid Source
0095002Appearance Body Fluid
0095003Clots
0095006Red Blood Cells, Fluid
0095007Differential Total Cell Count
0095008% Lymphocytes fluid
0095010% PMN fluid
0095011% Eosinophils fluid
0095012% Blasts fluid
0095013% Other-body fluid cell count
0095112% Mononuclear cells fluid
0095113Total Nucleated Cell Fluid
0097114SR Source
0099085Color
2000141% Basophils fluid
2004469Cell Clumps Present
2004470Pathology Review
2004471Debris Present
2004475Review Notes
2004482RBC Auto Total
2004494Total Nucleated Cells Auto
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