Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DIFF
Methodology

Microscopy

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.
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
  Polymorphonuclear 15 yrs & over: 45-79%
  Band Manual 0-5%
  Lymph Pct 15 yrs & over: 16-47%
  Monocyte Manual 15 yrs & over: 0-9%
  Eosinophil Manual 0-6%
  Basophil Manual 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

  Normocytic/Normochromic Normocytic/Normochromic
  Platelet Estimate Adequate

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Standard

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

85007

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0040015 Anisocytosis 702-1
0040021 Variant Lymphocytes 13046-8
0040025 Band Manual 26508-2
0040030 Basophil Manual 30180-4
0040035 Basophilic Stippling 703-9
0040040 Blasts Manual 709-6
0040045 Burr Cells 7790-9
0040050 Dohle Bodies 7792-5
0040060 Eosinophil Manual 714-6
0040090 Howell Jolley Bodies 7793-3
0040091 Acanthocytes 7789-1
0040092 Monocytic Vacuolation
0040095 Hypersegmentation 765-8
0040099 Additional Comments (Diff) 58445-8
0040100 Hypochromic 30400-6
0040110 Large Platelets 32146-3
0040120 Lymph Pct 737-7
0040129 Absolute Neutrophil Count 753-4
0040135 Macrocytosis 738-5
0040155 Metamyelocyte Manual 28541-1
0040160 Microcytosis 741-9
0040165 Monocyte Manual 26485-3
0040185 Myelocyte Manual 26498-6
0040195 Normocytic/Normochromic 7794-1
0040200 Vacuolated PMN 18319-4
0040205 Nucleated RBC Manual 18309-5
0040210 Hematology, Other Cells 26471-3
0040215 Ovalocytes 774-0
0040220 Pappenheimer Bodies 7795-8
0040225 Platelet Clumps 7796-6
0040230 Platelet Estimate 9317-9
0040250 Polymorphonuclear 31160-5
0040255 Poikilocytosis 779-9
0040260 Polychromasia 10378-8
0040265 Promyelocyte 26524-9
0040285 Rouleaux RBC 7797-4
0040290 Schistocyte 800-3
0040295 Smudge Cells 7798-2
0040300 Spherocyte 802-9
0040305 Target Cells 10381-2
0040310 Tear Drop Cells 7791-7
0040315 Toxic Granulation 803-7
2000603 Sickle Cell 801-1
2013603 Artifact 10373-9
2013604 Atypical/Reactive Lymphocyte 735-1
2013611 Echinocytes 7790-9
2013618 Elliptocytes
2013619 Hairy Cell
2013620 Helmet Cells
2013621 Immature Basophil
2013622 Immature Eosinophil
2013623 Large Gran Lymphocyte
2013624 Megakaryocyte
2013625 Parasites
2013626 Plasmacyte 13047-6
2013627 Prolymphocyte 30465-9
2013628 Promonocyte 30466-7
2013629 Sezary Cell SEZ
2013630 Stomatocytes 10380-4
2013634 Auer Rods 11281-3
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Aliases
  • Manual Diff
Manual Differential(INACTIVE as of 03/01/21)