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Lamellar Body Count

Test ID   LAB1043
CPT Code(s)   83664
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30 Routine, 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 1.0 mL Amniotic Fluid; minimum 0.5 mL; see important comments
Unspun - Yes
Room Temp - Yes
Refrigerated - Yes
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time STAT: 45 mins
Reference Range Normal: >35000 counts/µL suggestive of Probable Maturity
Samples should be placed in a plastic tube with tightly placed screw cap.  Transport to laboratory as soon as possible.  Do not freeze; can be placed on cold packs.
Sample collection, transport, and delivery to the Core Laboratory must occur within one hour of collection. The specimen must be native (do not centrifuge).  Affiliate testing can be done with prior approval and notification as storage, processing, and transport must be arranged to fulfill this requirement.  Call Core Lab 984-974-2361 if there are questions.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on January 30, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514