Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CBC

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CBC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 85027         Geisinger Epic ID: 7098

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Lavender-top (K2 EDTA) microcollection tube
Specimen required:
EDTA lavender-top tube or microcollection tube.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do NOT centrifuge specimen. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated sample is stable for 72 hours; room temperature, 24 hours.
Rejection criteria:
Clotted, frozen, underfilled, overfilled, hemolyzed, or centrifuged specimens. Specimens beyond stability limits.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Age Males Females
WBC
16 y/Adult 4.00 -10.80 K/uL 4.00-10.80 K/uL
6 y 4.00-13.50 K/uL 4.00-13.50 K/uL
2 y 5.00-15.50K/uL 5.00-15.50 K/uL
1 month 5.00-17.50 K/uL 5.00-17.50 K/uL
3 days 5.00-21.00 K/uL 5.00-21.00 K/uL
Newborn 9.00-30.00 K/uL 9.00-30.00 K/uL

RBC 18 y/Adult 4.50-5.25 M/uL 3.85-5.15 M/uL
12 y 4.50-5.30 M/uL 3.85-5.15 M/uL
6 y 4.00-5.20 M/uL 3.85-5.15 M/uL
2 y 3.90-5.30 M/uL 3.90-5.30 M/uL
6 months 3.70-5.30 M/uL 3.70-5.30 M/uL
3 months 3.10-4.50 M/uL 3.10-4.50 M/uL
2 months 2.70-4.90 M/uL 2.70-4.90 M/uL
1 month 3.00-5.40 M/uL 3.00-5.40 M/uL
14 days 3.60-6.20 M/uL 3.60-6.20 M/uL
7 days 3.90-6.30 M/uL 3.90-6.30 M/uL
Newborn 4.10-6.10 M/uL 4.10-6.10 M/uL

Hemoglobin
Adult 14.0 - 16.8gm/dL 12.0-15.3 gm/dL
12 13.0-16.0 gm/dL 12.0-16.0 gm/dL
6 11.5-15.5 gm/dL 11.5-15.5 gm/dL
2 11.5-13.5 gm/dL 11.5-13.5 gm/dL
6 months 10.5-13.5 gm/dL 10.5-13.5 gm/dL
3 months 9.5-13.5 gm/dL 9.5-13.5 gm/dL
2 months 9.0-13.0 gm/dL 9.0-13.0 gm/dL
1 month 10.0-18.0 gm/dL 10.0-18.0 gm/dL
14 days 12.5-20.5 gm/dL 12.5-20.5 gm/dL
7 days 13.5-21.5 gm/dL 13.5-21.5 gm/dL
Newborn 14.5-22.5 gm/dL 14.5-22.5 gm/dL

Hematocrit
Adult 40.0-48.4% 36.0-45.2%
12 y 37.0-49.0% 36.0-46.0%
6 y 35.0-45.0% 35.0-45.0%
2 y 34.0-40.0% 34.0-40.0%
6 months 33.0-39.0% 33.0-39.0%
3 months 29.0-41.0% 29.0-41.0%
2 months 28.0-42.0% 28.0-42.0%
1 month 31.0-55.0% 31.0-55.0%
14 days 39.0-63.0% 39.0-63.0%
7 days 42.0-66.0% 42.0-66.0%
Newborn 45.0-67.0% 45.0-67.0%

MCV 18 y.Adult 82.0-99.5 fL 81.5-97.5 fL
12 y 78.0-98.0 fL 78.0-98.0 fL
6 y 77.0-95.0 fL 77.0-95.0 fL
2 y 75.0-87.0 fL 75.0-87.0 fL
6 months 70.0-86.0 fL 70.0-86.0 fL
3 months 74.0-108.0 fL 74.0-108.0 fL
2 months 77.0-115.0 fL 77.0-115.0 fL
1 month 85.0-123.0 fL 85.0-123.0 fL
Newborn 88.0-126.0 fL 88.0-126.0 fL

MCH 18 y/Adult 27.0-34.0 pg 27.0-34.0 pg
12 y 25.0-35.0 pg 25.0-35.0 pg
6 y 25.0-33.0 pg 25.0-33.0 pg
2 y 24.0-30.0 pg 24.0-30.0 pg
6 months 23.0-31.0 pg 23.0-31.0 pg
3 months 25.0-35.0 pg 25.0-35.0 pg
2 months 26.0-34.0 pg 26.0-34.0 pg
1 month 26.0-34.0 pg 26.0-34.0 pg
7 days 28.0-40.0 pg 28.0-40.0 pg
Newborn 31.0-37.0 pg 31.0-37.0 pg

MCHC All ages 32.0-36.0 gm/dL 32.0-36.0 gm/dL
RDW All ages 11.5-15.5% 11.5-15.5%
PLT All ages 140-400 K/uL 140-400 K/uL
MPV All ages 6.6-11.1 fL 6.6-11.1 fL
Adult ranges established by normal range study performed at GMC and GWV Sysmex validation 2010.
Pediatric ranges from Nathan and Oski's "Hematology of Infancy and Childhood, 7th edition."
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
See individual member listings.
Additional information:
Patients with clumped platelets will receive an estimate only (low, adequate, high). Upon physician request for EDTA clumping, draw lavender and blue-top tubes. Keep tubes together and deliver to Hematology as soon as possible. Do not warm tubes. Do not place in heel warmer.
CPT code(s):
85027
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Hemogram (WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT); indices (MCV, MCH, MCHC); RDW, PLT, MPV.
Methodology:
Electronic resistance detection enhanced by hydrodynamic focusing and flow cytometry
Synonyms:
CBC, Hemogram, Blood Count
Basic Blood Count, BBC, Complete Blood Count
Clinical significance:
See individual tests.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Michelle Grant DO    
Review Date: 04/29/2019

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Michele Adler
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Amanda Mika    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Kelly Alleman    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Sophie Rockwell  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Renee Bordo, Robert Furcon  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Lisa Sheaffer  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical specialist: Hadeel Naghnaghieh    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical specialist: Beth Emert    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical specialist: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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