Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

MDIFF

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 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
Total Neutrophil Percent 0 - 13 days      19 - 49
14 - 29 days      14 - 44
30 - 90 days      15 - 25
91 - 180 days      14 - 24
6 - 9 months      13 - 23
10 - 11 months      12 - 22
12 - 23 months      13 - 33
2 - 3 years      15 - 35
4 - 5 years      23 - 45
6 - 7 years      32 - 54
8 - 9 years     34 - 56
10 - 11 years     31 - 61
12 - 13 years     32 - 62
14 - 17 years     33 - 63
18 years and older     39- 73
Total Lymphocytes Percent 0 - 6 days     26 - 36
7 - 13 days     36 - 46
14 - 29 days     43 - 53
30 - 60 days     41 - 71
61 - 90 days     42 - 72
91 - 180 days     44 - 74
6 - 7 months     46 - 76
8 - 9 months     47 - 77
10 - 11 months     48 - 78
12 - 23 months     46 - 76
2 - 3 years     44 - 74
4 - 5 years     35 - 65
6 - 7 years     27 - 57
8 - 9 years     24 - 54
10 - 13 years     28 - 48
14 - 15 years     24 - 47
16 -  17 years     25 - 45
18 years and older     17- 50
Monocytes, Manual 0 - 6 days0 - 9
7 - 29 days0 - 12
30 - 60 days0 - 10
61 - 120 days0 - 9
4 months and older4- 13
Eosinophil Manual 0-7%
Basophil, Manual 0-2%
Neutrophil Count Absolute 0 - 11 months     1.5 - 10.0
1 - 5 years     1.5 - 8.5
6 - 13 years     1.5 - 8.0
14 - 17 years     1.8 - 8.0
18 years and older     2.0 - 7.4
Morphololgy 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
0040030 Basophil Manual 30180-4
0040035 Basophilic Stippling 703-9
0040040 Blasts Manual 709-6
0040050 Dohle Bodies 7792-5
0040060 Eosinophil Manual 714-6
0040090 Howell Jolley Bodies 7793-3
0040091 Acanthocytes 7789-1
0040095 Hypersegmentation 765-8
0040099 Additional Comments (Diff) 58445-8
0040100 Hypochromic 30400-6
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
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
2000603 Sickle Cell 801-1
2013611 Echinocytes 7790-9
2013624 Megakaryocyte
2013626 Plasmacyte 13047-6
2013627 Prolymphocyte 30465-9
2013628 Promonocyte 30466-7
2013630 Stomatocytes 10380-4
2013634 Auer Rods 11281-3
3003608 Total Neutrophil Percent 26511-6
3003612 Total Lymphocytes Percent 26478-8
3003613 Abnormal Lymphocytes
3003614 Lymphocytes Reactive
3003624 Agglutination
3003625 Bite Cells 10371-3
3003626 Blister or irreg. contracted cells 10372-1
3003627 Dysplastic Changes 71369-3
3003628 Hypergranulation Neutrophils
3003629 Hypogranular Platelets 33216-3
3003630 Intercellular Hemoglobin Crystals
3003631 Micro-organism
3003632 Platelet Satellitism 18312-9
3003633 Neutrophil Count Absolute 26499-4
3003640 Giant Platelet 5908-9
3003674 Hypogranulation (neutrophil) 40654-6
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.

Aliases

Differential, Manual