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Test Code SQ FETCS, EPIC LAB762 Fetal Cell Stain (Kleihauer), Blood

Methodology

Kleihauer-Betke Stain

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of draw.

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

No fetal cells seen

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85460