Published on November 05, 2021

Pathologist Smear Review

Test ID LAB755
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s) 85060
Group/Individual Test
Laboratory Special Hematology and Hematopathology
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 1.0 mL Blood/Lavender (EDTA) Top tube
0.5 mL blood in Lavender (EDTA) top micro collection tube.

Whole blood:  24 hours

Stained Slide:  Acceptable if peripheral smear was prepared before sample >24 hours

Availability Routine: Monday-Friday, 08:00-17:00
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 business days from date of receipt
  STAT: 6 hours
Reference Range Call Hematopathology (984)974-8320

State reason for request under comments when ordering

Call Core Laboratory (984)974-2361 for STAT request outside of normal business hours.   Core Laboratory will page appropriate responsible parties.

Pathologist Smear Review order must be accompanied by CBCD.  If one is not available to add on, CBCD will reflex when a standalone Pathologist Smear Review order is received in laboratory.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 05, 2021

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