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fluid cell count & differential
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: FCD
Specimen Collection: 2.5 mL of any fluid (lavender top tube), excluding CSF and synovial. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. If transport is delayed refrigerate. 
Reference Values: See Report Includes all fluids except spinal fluid (see CSF Cell Count and Differential) and synovial fluid (see Synovial Fluid Analysis & Crystals).  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: FLD/ FCL
Test Frequency: DAILY 
Routine TAT: 4 hr 
Stat TAT: 2 hrs 
CPT Code(s): 89051 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52,69
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/26/2014
Time: 07:46:27 (24hr)