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  Reticulocyte, Automated Specimen Type:
  also known as Reticulocyte, Cytometry, Retic, Automated

Blood


HEMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL EDTA draw
  or: 3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
  or:Lav Fingerstick Microtainer
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
0 - 7 days 1.1 5.4    
8 days - 6 months 1.1 3.5    
7 months - 6 years 0.8 1.8    
7 years - 12 years 1.0 1.9    
Adult male 0.5 1.7    
Adult female 0.5 1.8    
Unit of measure: Percent (%)
Ideal sample: 1.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Hemolysis, Clots in Specimen, Heinz Bodies, Paraprotein HJ Bodes, Pappenheimer Bodies, nrbc, basophilic stippling
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Common Lab Procedures
  Hematology/Coagulation
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Hematology : General Function Laboratory, room
  2-132.
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Flow Cytometry
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: RETAU
CyberLAB code: 7206
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A