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Test Code SQ CBH, EPIC LAB5124 Neonate Cord Blood Hold


This test is for Meriter Hospital patients only.


Note: Specimen is held for 5 days after collection. No testing will be performed without further orders.

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

An EDTA tube and a red-top tube are required.


Specimen Type: Cord blood, EDTA

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL


Specimen Type: Cord blood, plain

Container/Tube: Red top-Serum gel tube is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature


Reference Values

Not applicable

Reporting Title

Cord Blood Hold

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

Not applicable

Special Instructions