Test Catalog

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Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

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Test Name: Complete Blood Count with Differential

Test Code: CBCD


Pediatric Reference Intervals

Turn around time:

Collection Container: Lavender

Sample Type: Whole Blood EDTA

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL

Testcode and Ordering Information: CBCD includes Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, Red Cell Indices, Platelet Count, White Blood Cell Count and Differential

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Do not freeze. Ship at room temperature. Sample stable 24 hrs at RT or 36 hrs at 4ÂșC.

Method: Sysmex Automated Analyzer

Measurement uncertainty: Hemoglobin - 2%; Platelets - 8%; WBC Count - 4%