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Pathologist Review of a CBC Smear CBC w/ Automated Diff (CBC AD)

SIM

PATH REV orderable by lab only in HLAB 

CPT

CBC AD = 85025; Pathologist Review = Billed by pathologists

Synonyms

PATH REV 

Specimen Type

Whole Blood 

Container

3.0 ml EDTA lavender stopper tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml whole blood 
Min: 1.0 ml 

Additional Information

Requires order for a CBC w/ Automated Diff (CBC AD) along with the Pathologist Review of the blood smear.  Pathologist will review the CBC AD results and the smear and comment his findings.

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours  

Refrigerated: 24 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  Clotted Sample 
•  Insufficient volume 
•  Plasma has been removed. 

Reference Range

none

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

CBC with Automated Differential;  Pathologist Review of the blood smear 

Methodology

Beckman Coulter Automated Hematology analyzer 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018 

Supplemental

 

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