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Test Code HEINZ Heinz Bodies

Collection Container

Green

Specimen Required

Heparinized whole blood

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Lavender (EDTA) whole blood

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen must be received in laboratory by 10 am

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Transport sample to laboratory ASAP after collection

Specimen Stability

Ambient temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Hemolyzed, clotted, QNS specimen

Days and Times Performed

Daily: 7 am - 10 am

Turnaround Time

2 Days

CPT Code

85441

LOINC Code

33057-1

EMR Interface Order Code

32550