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Test Code EOS Eosinophil Count

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

EDTA whole blood

Specimen Volume

Lavender (EDTA) tube: 4 mL, BD Microtainer: 500 microliters

Minimum Specimen Volume

Lavender (EDTA) tube: 1 mL, BD Microtainer: 500 microliters

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 hours refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

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

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

Stat: 1 hour, Routine: 4 hours

Methodology

XN9000

Reference Ranges

150 - 300/mm3

LOINC Code

711-2

CPT Code

85048

EMR Interface Order Code

32525