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Test Code LBC Lamellar Body Count

Collection Container

Syringe

Specimen Required

Amniotic fluid

Special Handling Instructions

Do not place on ice.

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Ambient temperature

Specimen Stability

Specimen should be transported to laboratory ASAP after collection.

Reasons for Rejection

Specimens received on ice, visible blood(RBC 0.03), meconium, vaginal samples will not be processed if contain mucus.

Methodology

XN9000

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

1 hour

Reference Ranges

Immature :<15,000UL

Indeterminate:15,000UL

Mature:>50,000UL

CPT Code

83664

LOINC Code

19114-8

EMR Interface Order Code

07360