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Epic Code LAB1231502 Pathology Consult Hematology (CBC w/Diff + Pathology Consult)

Test Name Alias

Pathologist Review | Blood Smear Review | LAB7550

Interface Order Alias


Panel Information

  • Complete Blood Count w/Differential [LAB293] 
  • Pathology Consult Hematology Smear Review [LAB1231501]

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood


Container(s): Lavender top (EDTA)

  • Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL
  • Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL
  • Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL
  • Capillary collect ok? Yes
  • Microtainer acceptable: Yes


Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen must be received within 8 hours of collection if ambient, 24 hours if refrigerated (see stability information below)


Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA
  • Centrifuge/Spin: No
  • Aliquot: No
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerate (preferred) or Ambient (acceptable)

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: (Preferred) 24 hours

Note: Cellular characteristics required for differential analysis become compromised in specimens greater than stated specimen stability due to degradation of cells

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Reflex Information

Please see link: Reflex Testing Document

Test Frequency

CBC with Differential: Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Pathology Consult Hematology Smear Review: Available Monday - Friday, 8 am - 6 pm, usual TAT 1-2 days.

Reference Range

See CBC with Differential

An interpretive report is provided

Performing Department


Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI




Not available

CDM Code

Not available

Epic Test ID




Mayo Access Code


Reviewed Date

Currently Under Review