Within 1 day
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Tube fill capacity
0.5 mL (500 μL for pediatric microtainer capillary tubes; fill tube to capacity.) (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Invert tube immediately 8 to 10 times once tube is filled at time of collection.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Hemolysis; clotted specimen; tube not filled with minimum volume; improper labeling; specimen received in any anticoagulant other than EDTA; specimen received with plasma removed; specimen diluted or contaminated with IV fluid; specimen received in whole blood transport tube
White cell enumeration; identify leukopenia and leukocytosis
Automated cell counter
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