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Test Code SQ RETICZ, EPIC LAB296 Reticulocytes, Blood

Methodology

Flow Cytometry

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

Males > 18 yrs
Retic count: 0.5%-2.8%
Retic absolute: 0.022-0.167 Mill/mm3
Females > 18 yrs
Retic count: 0.5%-2.8%
Retic absolute: 0.019-0.143 Mill/mm3

IRF: 0.19%-0.41%

 

Reporting Title

Reticulocytes, Blood

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85046