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Reticulocyte Count (% and ABS)
ACM Test Number: 10832
Dept: Hematology
SPECIMEN COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Collection Container:
Lavender (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole Blood
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 5 mL; Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Performed: Monday - Sunday
Reported: Same Day
Methodology: Fluorescent Flow Cytometry; Light scatter
CPT: 85045
LOINC: 17849-1, 60474-4
Stability: Room Temperature: 2 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Reference Range:
0.5-2.3 %
0.024-0.110  10^6/uL