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Approval req'd? No. Per Hematology Laboratory policy, only one manual slide screen will be performed per 24 hour period.
Available Stat? No
Test code MSS
Performed by? Hematology
Sendout? no
Price range $
In House Availability 24 hours/ 7 days

Principle Manual microscopic screening of blood smear for RBC, WBC and platelet abnormalities. The test can only be ordered with or added to a complete blood count with leukocyte differential (CDP).
Synonyms RBC Morphology;Slide Screen for RBC, WBC and Platelet Morphology;WBC Morphology;
Stability 8 hours

Add-ons are only accepted within 8 hours of specimen collection, as cell morphology deteriorates in older specimens.
CPT coding 85008
Last Updated 8/20/2018 2:27:18 PM
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