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Test ID BLOD1027 Reticulocyte Hgb Content

AKA

CHR Retic

Container Type

EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

EDTA Whole Blood

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 36 hours
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – Moderate
Lipemia: Yes – Marked

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Includes: Reticulocyte Count and Reticulocyte hemoglobin.


Test for early detection of Iron Deficiency or to evaluate the response of patients to iron therapy

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Automated Cell Counter

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls

CPT

85046