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Lamellar Body Count

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code LBCA
Test group Fetal Lung Maturity
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method Quantitative Automated Cell Count
Container type Sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 1 mL Amniotic fluid
Sample type Amniotic fluid
Preferred volume 2 mL Amniotic fluid
Min. Volume 0.25 mL Amniotic fluid
Processing notes Do not centrifuge. Transport refrigerated to CB. Send refrigerated to ARUP using test code 0080940.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Frozen specimens. Vaginal pools containing mucus. Specimens that contain meconium. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Units K/µL
Normal range > 50 K/µL
Synonyms Fetal Lung maturity;
Stability 1 week
Turn around times 2-3 days
CPT coding 83664-90
LOINC code 19114-8
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 6/24/2016 12:27
Entry Number 1425
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