21120:HEMATOCRIT, BODY FLUID

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21120:HEMATOCRIT, BODY FLUID
Methodology: Packed cell volume determined from microhematocrit centrifuged capillary tubes.
Edit Date: 10/13/2008
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 85014
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Body fluid in one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA) at least 1/3 full. If CFS, no anticoagulant is required; a 5 mL red top tube or a CSF collection kit may be used.
Handling: Refrigerate.
Transport: Send to lab same day.
Rejection Criteria: Clotted or frozen specimen.