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Test Name:Platelet count
Test Number:484
Collect:4.0 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
Minimum Volume:1.0 mL EDTA whole blood - lavender
Container:Lavender top (EDTA) tube
Processing:Submit entire specimen
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours
Ambient (acceptable) - 24 hours
Alternate Names:PLT
85049.2
Performing Lab:AHL- Hematology; H
Days Set Up:24 / 7
Expected TAT:Routine - 1 day
Stat - 1 hour
Ref. Ranges:140 - 440 103/cumm
Collection/
Processing Details:
Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting.
Method:Sysmex
CPT Codes:85049
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:07/13/2018