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  Differential, Automated Specimen Type:
  also known as Automated Differential

Blood


HEMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
  or:3 mL EDTA draw
  or:Lav Fingerstick Microtainer
Unit of measure: Percent (%)
Ideal sample: 3 mL EDTA Whole Blood (Laverder top tube)
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 ML EDTA Whole Blood (Lavender top tube)
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Hematology/Coagulation
  Common Lab Procedures
Stat frequency: Daily
Stat turn around time: 2 hours
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 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 or Flow Cytometry
Special Instructions: All differentials will be performed using an automated flow cytometry cell counting instrument unless the white blood cell scatterplot or the peripheral smear suggests the cell populations may be abnormal.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: DIFF
CyberLAB code: 7130
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A