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Epic Code LAB2111306 Pathologist Review, Body Fluid

Important Note

This is not a standalone test, it requires a cell count with differential. Please send an unstained clipped corner slide. 

Test Name Alias

Body Fluid, BF | 9098

Interface Order Alias

10725

Ordering Instructions

This is not a standalone test, it requires a cell count with differential. Please send an unstained clipped corner slide. 

 

This is not the same test as Cytopathology. If Cytopathology diagnosis is desired, please order separately.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Body Fluid

 

Container(s): Lavender Top (EDTA) 3.0 mL

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

  • For EDTA: Gently invert 8 - 10 times after collection.
  • Specimen must be received within 6 hours of collection

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

  • Frozen specimens
  • Specimens that are entirely clotted (with exception of synovial fluids)

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 4 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Frozen: not acceptable

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available Monday - Friday, 8 am - 6 pm

Turn-around time: 1 - 2 days

Reference Range

An interpretive report is provided.

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Microscopy

CPT

85060

CDM Code

Update in Process

Epic Test ID

1230101815

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Mayo Access Code

Unavailable at this time

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: PATHOLOGIST INTERPRETATION BODY FLUID
Beaker Display Name: Pathologist Interpretation, Body Fluid
BEAKER TEST NAME: PATHOLOGIST REVIEW BODY FLUID
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: PATHOLOGIST REVIEW BODY

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW HEMATOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW HEMATOLOGY: CSF TUBE R (Acceptable)-No Temperature