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Red Blood Cell Count, Whole Blood
ACM Test Number: 00434
Dept: Hematology
SPECIMEN COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Collection Container:
Lavender (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole Blood
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 5 mL; Minimum Volume: 1 mL
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Performed: Monday - Sunday
Reported: Same Day
Methodology: Direct Current; Radiofrequency
LOINC: 789-8
Stability: Room Temperature: 2 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Reference Range:
Male:    4.20-5.90 x 10^6/uL
Female:  3.80-5.20 x 10^6/uL