General Information, Hematology

Cell Count Update – Specimen Rejection Criteria

The Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory Hematology Department has updated rejection criteria for the orderables, Cell Count w/ Differential, Body Fluid and Cell Count, Body Fluid.  Spectrum Health Hematology will no longer perform cell counts on specimens which are not from a sterile body cavity (e.g. wound drainage, abscess, pus, etc.).  Unacceptable specimens submitted to the Hematology Department for cell counts will not be performed and the test will be credited.

Questions may be directed to the Dr. Elena Ivan or the Hematology Department using the “Contact Us” link above.

 

TEST INFORMATION

Cell Count w/ Differential, Body Fluid [Epic Code #LAB210, Interface Code #10326, CPT #89051]

Cell Count, Body Fluid [Epic Code #LAB209, Interface Code #10325, CPT #89050]

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