FLUID CELL COUNT & DIFFERENTIAL

Synonyms:
Computer Code: FCD
Specimen Collection: 2.5 mL of any fluid (lavender top tube), excluding CSF and synovial.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. If transport is delayed refrigerate.
Reference Values: See Report Includes all fluids except spinal fluid (see CSF Cell Count and Differential) and synovial fluid (see Synovial Fluid Analysis & Crystals).
Lab Code: HEM
Requisition: FLD/ FCL
Test Frequency: DAILY
Routine TAT: 4 hrs
Stat TAT: 2 hrs
CPT Code(s): 89051
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII