Complete Blood Count (CBC) Without Differential

CPT: 85027
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Synonyms

  • Hemogram

Test Includes

Hematocrit; hemoglobin; MCH; MCHC; MCV; RDW; red blood cell count (RBC); platelet count; white blood cell count (WBC)


Expected Turnaround Time

Within 1 day


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Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Whole blood


Volume

Fill tube to capacity.


Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (500 μL for pediatric microtainer capillary tubes; fill tube to capacity)


Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Collection

Invert tube 8 to 10 times immediately after tube is filled at the time of collection.


Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

1 day

Refrigerated

3 days

Frozen

Unstable

Freeze/thaw cycles

Unstable


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; tube not filled with minimum fill volume; specimen drawn in any anticoagulant other than EDTA; specimens diluted or contaminated with IV fluid; clotted specimen; improper labeling; transfer tubes with whole blood; lavender-top (EDTA) tubes received with plasma removed


Test Details



Methodology

Automated cell counter


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 005025 WBC x10E3/uL 6690-2
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 005033 RBC x10E6/uL 789-8
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 005041 Hemoglobin g/dL 718-7
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 005058 Hematocrit % 4544-3
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 015065 MCV fL 787-2
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 015073 MCH pg 785-6
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 015081 MCHC g/dL 786-4
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 105007 RDW % 788-0
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 015172 Platelets x10E3/uL 777-3
028142 CBC, Platelet, No Differential 015945 NRBC % 58413-6

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