Cell Count, Body Fluid
0095019
Ordering Recommendation
 
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.
Submit With Order
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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