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Nucleated red cells

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code NRBCB
Performed by Parnassus & Mt. Zion Hematology
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 1 mL blood
Min. Volume 250 µL
Units # per 100 WBC
Normal range
At birth < 10 per 100 WBC
24 hours < 5 per 100 WBC
48 hours < 1 per 100 WBC
96 hours None
Synonyms NRBC; leukoerythroblastic;
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Also part of a Differential Count.
Medical Necessity? Yes. Click here for more information
LOINC code 19048-8
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:52:20 AM
Entry Number 689
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