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Test Code RETICC Reticulocyte Count

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

EDTA whole blood

Specimen Volume

Lav tube-4 mL,BD Microtainer-500 microliters

Minimum Specimen Volume

Lav tube-1 mL ,BD Microtainer- 500 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 hours refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen clotted,<1.0 mL,greated than 24 hours old,specimen frozen

Methodology

XN9000

Reference Ranges

0.9-2.1

Turnaround Time

Daily

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

24 hours a day,7 days a week

CPT Code

85045

Units of Measure

%

LOINC Code

17849-1