OSMOTIC FRAGILITY ERYTHROCYTE

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OSMOTIC FRAGILITY ERYTHROCYTE

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Order Code ID

2039

Test Description

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Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Whole Blood, Smears

Container Type

Sodium or Lith Hep Green, or lav

CPT Code

85555

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

2 - 6 Days

Minimum Volume

2 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained smears (Min: 2 Smears) AND 5.0 mL Whole Blood (Min: 1.0 mL)

LOINC

4667-2

LOINC Description

Osmotic fragility

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable. Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed specimens.

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Order Code ID

2039

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Whole Blood, Smears

Container Type

Sodium or Lith Hep Green, or lav

CPT Code

85555

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

2 - 6 Days

Minimum Volume

2 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained smears (Min: 2 Smears) AND 5.0 mL Whole Blood (Min: 1.0 mL)

LOINC

4667-2

LOINC Description

Osmotic fragility

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable. Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed specimens.