HEMOGRAM

Code
100.0095
Name
HEMOGRAM
Category
None
Department
Hematology
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Blood cell profile; CBC without diff
CPT Codes
85027
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Lavender, EDTA

Volume

1.5 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated
48 hour stability

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See report for age/sex specific ranges

Methodology

Electrical Impedence, Spectrophotometry

Clinical Significance

To rule out anemia, leukemia, inflammation, and infection.

The CBC is a screening test, used to diagnose and manage numerous diseases. It can reflect problems with fluid volume (such as dehydration) or loss of blood. It can show abnormalities in the production, life span, and destruction of blood cells. It can reflect acute or chronic infection, allergies, and problems with clotting.

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