Platelet Count

Tube Type

Test ID LAB301
EPIC Order PLATELET COUNT
CPT Code(s) 85049
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: Blood/Lavender Top Tube: 1.0 mL minimum blood
micro: 0.25 mL blood/lavender microcollection device
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: YES
Stability


Unspun Whole Blood,
Room Temperature:
6 hours
Unspun Whole Blood,
Refrigerated:
24 hours
Frozen:
NO
Turnaround Time STAT 30 minutes, Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: See Table
Critical: <10 x 109/L or >999 x 109/L
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on March 02, 2022

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