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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 microtainer
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES
Stability
Room Temperature 6 hrs
Refrigerate 24 hrs
Frozen NO
Turnaround Time   STAT 30 minutes, Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 150-440 x 109/L: Ages- day old to adult
  Critical: <20 x 109/L or >999 x 109/L
     
Comments  

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 19, 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

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