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EPIC CODE: LAB2715 Smear - Pathologist Review

Additional Codes

Sunquest:   PATHSM

REGIONAL HOSPITAL PERFORMING

UnityPoint Health Methodist
UnityPoint Health Pekin
UnityPoint Health Proctor

Ordering Recommendations

A Peripheral smear order is an add-on component to the CBC with differential and not a standalone test.

CBC with Differential (CBCWD/LAB293) must be ordered with all smear pathologist review orders.

COLLECTION/TRANSPORT

*

Collect

One Lavender top, or Lavender Top Micro-container

Storage/Transport Temperature

1/3 full lavendar top: 1/3 - 1/2 full lavendar

Stability

Ambient (room temperature)

24 hours

Refrigerated 2-8° C

48 hours

Frozen (-20° C)

Unacceptable

ORDERING

*

Day(s) Performed

Methodist - Hematology:  Monday-Saturday
Pekin and Proctor:           Monday-Friday

Duration of Testing

Methodist: 1 -2 days

Pekin & Proctor:  Next Day

Reference Interval

by report

CPT

85060