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Test ID BLOD0660 RETICULOCYTES

AKA

Reticulocyte Count, Retics

Specimen Type/Requirements

Perform venipuncture or capillary stick according to standard operating procedure. Fill one lavender-top (EDTA) tube or lavender-top microtainer.

Minimum Volume

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL whole blood.

Transport Temperature

Transport refrigerated.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily as received.

Methodology

Automated Hematology analyzer

CPT

85044 or 85045 or 85046

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo