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Test Code 626 Reticulocyte Count

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Lavender Top TUbe (EDTA)

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: submit 4 ml (1.0 min) refrigerated whole blood.

Hospital setting: submit 4 mL (1.0 min) whole blood.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Hematology

Monday – Friday, 24 hours

Reference Values

%: 0.5-3.3

Absolute Count: 15-127 K/UL

Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Equivalent:

   Female: 32.0-39.0 pg

   Male: 30.4-39.6 pg

Method Name

Flow Cytometry

CPT Code Information

85045

LOINC Code Information

71694-4