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  RBC (Body Fluid) Specimen Type:
  also known as RBC, Manual (Body Fluid), Red Blood Cell Count (Body Fluid)

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HEMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL EDTA draw
  or: 3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 3 mL body fluid
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 mL Body fluid
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Clots in Specimen, Hemolysis
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation
Stat frequency: Daily
Stat turn around time: 1 hour
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 4 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Manual Microscopy
Special Instructions: Body fluids other than CSF are to be delivered to the hematology laboratory. CSF specimens must be delivered to the Microbiology laboratory first.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: BFCC
CyberLAB code: 7127
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A