Reticulocyte Count

Specimen Whole Blood
Container Type Lavender Top Tube

Stability Refrigerated: 2 days

Room Temperature: 1 day

Turnaround Time 1 day
Methodology Fluorescent Flow Cytometry
Reference Range Male:  0.5 – 1.8%

Female: 0.5 – 1.7%

Transport Temp Refrigerate 2 -8°C
Instructions Avoid hemolysis or clotted specimen. Specimen must be received in the laboratory within 48 hours of collection. Do not freeze.
Analytes Reticulocytes, Reticulocyte Hemoglobin  Equivalent (RET-He)
CPT Code 85045