Diagnostic Test Directory

Hematology Laboratory

Body Fluid Cell Count

  • LIS Mnemonic: BFCC

    Collect

    Lavender (EDTA) except CSF

    Volume Required

    2 mL.

    Minimum Required

    1 mL.

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Room Temperature. 12 hours from time of collection

    Unacceptable conditions

    Body fluids > 12 hours old.Totally clotted specimens.

Reported

Stat 90 Min.Routine 2 hrs.

Reflex Testing

BFD - differential on body fluid will be ordered if WBC > 6/cumm.

CPT

89050,89051 = body fluid diff

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