|Mnemonic: ||[CBC DIFF]|
|Name: ||Complete Blood Count (CBC) with Differential|
|Specimen: ||5 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Sample is stable for 24 hours either at room temperature or refrigerated (2-30C)|
|Neonatal Spec: ||1 EDTA pruple top microtainer--well mixed|
| Method: ||Laser/Impedance Particle Counting|
|Note: ||Includes WBC, RBC, Hgb, Hct, Plt count, red cell indices and an automated WBC differential. |
Manual differentials are performed if result based criteria are met. Manual differentials (MAN DIFF) can be ordered as a separate orderable, if the provider requests.
|Processing Info: ||An order for a CBC with Differential can be added to a previously run glycohemoglobin sample providing the sample meets sample stability requirements.|