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Time Sensitive

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UUHSC Testing Only
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PLT
Methodology

Automated Cell Count

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Mix specimen thoroughly. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.25 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Clotted specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

Effective May 16, 2016
159-439 K/µL

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

85049

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0040235 Platelet 777-3
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Aliases
Platelets