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Hematology Laboratory

Brilliant Cresyl Blue

  • LIS Mnemonic: BCBT

    Collect

    Lavender(EDTA)ONLY. Draw control along with patient sample.

    Volume Required

    2 mL.

    Minimum Required

    1 mL.

    Transport

    Room temperature. Specimen Must be received in laboratory within 4 hours of collection.

    Stability

    4 hours from time of phlebotomy at Room Temperature

    Unacceptable conditions

    Samples > 4 hours old; hemolyzed samples.

Days Performed

Mon-Thurs only. Call X41774 to schedule test.

Reported

1-3 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

83068

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