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Epic Code LAB3500 Reticulocyte Count with Reticulocyte Hemoglobin

Test Name Alias

Reticulocyte Hgb | Retic Count, w/ Retic Hemoglobin | Rectic count with Retic | Retic | RET-HE | 7023

Interface Order Alias

11763

Clinical Information

Reticulocyte count with Reticulocyte Hemoglobin (LAB3500) includes: RBC count, Retic Absolute, Retic He, Retic Percent and the IRF.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

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

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert 8 - 10 times after collection.

 

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

  • Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA
  • Centrifuge/Spin: No
  • Aliquot: No
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

  • Clotted specimens
  • Frozen specimens

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Frozen: Not Acceptable

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

United Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day

Reference Range

Automated Red Blood Cell Count

0 Minutes up to 1 Months: 4.60 - 6.20 × 10^3/uL
1 Months up to 3 Months: 4.40 - 5.80 × 10^3/uL
3 Months up to 13 Years: 4.20 - 5.20 × 10^3/uL

Male

13 Years up to 150 Years: 4.60 - 6.00 × 10^3/uL

Female

13 Years up to 150 Years: 4.20 - 5.40 × 10^3/uL

Reticulocyte, Automated (%)

0.80 - 2.20 %

Absolute Reticulocyte Count

40 – 100 × 10^3/uL

Reticulocyte Hemoglobin

28.0 - 36.0 pg

Immature Reticulocyte Fraction (IRF%)

3.1 - 15.9 %

 

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI

Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI

Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI

Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI

Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI

Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI

Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Sysmex XN

CPT

85046

CDM Code

Update in process

Epic Test ID

1230101127

LOINC

Not available

Beaker LOINC

ABSOLUTE RETICULOCYTE COUNT: 40665-2
AUTOMATED, RED CELL COUNT: 60474-4
IMMATURE RETIC FRACTION: N/A
RETIC HEMOGLOBIN: 42810-2
RETICULOCYTE, AUTOMATED: 17849-1

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: RETICULOCYTE COUNT WITH RETICULOCYTE HEMOGLOBIN
Beaker Display Name: Reticulocyte Count with Reticulocyte Hemoglobin
BEAKER TEST NAME: RETIC COUNT WITH RETIC HEMOGLOBIN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: RETIC COUNT WITH RETIC HEMOGLOBIN

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +WB/R

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
KL HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH HEMATOLOGY: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated