CBC (Complete Blood Count)

Supply #193292 Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

CBC (Hemoglobin/Hematocrit, RBC, Indices, WBC, Platelet) – without the Differential

Test Code: 1759
CPT Code: 85027
Includes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count

CBC (Includes Differential & Platelet)

Test Code: 6399
CPT Code: 85025
Includes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count, MPV and Differential (Absolute and Percent - Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Eosinophils, and Basophils) If abnormal cells are noted on a manual review of the peripheral blood smear or if the automated differential information meets specific criteria, a full manual differential will be performed.
Alternative Name(s): Blood Count; CBC; CBC no RDW/MPV; CBC w/ diff; CBC, PLT, RDW and DIFF; CBC/DIFF; CBC/PLT; Complete Blood Count; Coulter CBC

Hemogram

Test Code: 7008
CPT Code(s): 85014, 85018, 85041, 85048
Includes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW
Alternative Name(s): None

Hemogram and Differential

Test Code: 7210
CPT Code(s): 85004, 85014, 85018, 85041, 85048
Includes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW and Differential (Absolute and Percent - Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Eosinophils, and Basophils)
Alternative Name(s): None

CBC (Includes Differential and Platelet) with Smear Review

Test Code: 20253
CPT Code(s): 85007, 85027
Inlcudes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count, MPV and Differential with Pathologist Review. If abnormal cells are noted on a manual review of the peripheral blood smear or if the automated differential information meets specific criteria, a full manual differential will be performed.
Alternative Name(s):Peripheral Smear Review w/ CBC

CBC (Includes Differential & Platelet) with Pathologist Review

Test Code: 26524
CPT Code(s):85025, 85060
Includes: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, Platelet Count, MPV and Differential with Pathologist Review. If abnormal cells are noted on a manual review of the peripheral blood smear or if the automated differential information meets specific criteria, a full manual differential will be performed.
Alternative Name(s): None

Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

Test Code: 7998
CPT Code(s): 85014, 85018
Includes: Hemoglobin, Hematocrit
Alternative Name(s): Hgb,HCT and HGB

Methodology: Electronic Cell Sizing/Counting/Cytometry/Microscopy/Pathologist Review

Reference Range(s): See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance: A complete blood count is used as a screening test for various disease states including anemia, leukemia and inflammatory processes. To assist in diagnosis of hematologic disorders.

Collection Guide: 

Supply: #193292 Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood

Preferred Volume: 4mL

Collection Instructions: Maintain specimen at room temperature. DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
If multiple draw, collect EDTA (Lavender-top) tube LAST.
Traumatic draw can introduce thromboplastin and trap WBC and platelets.
Refrigeration can precipitate fibrin and trap WBC and platelets.

Transport Container: EDTA Lavender-top 4mL tube

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 48 hours

Reject Criteria:

  • Clotted specimens
  • Specimens received frozen
  • Specimens grossly hemolyzed
  • Specimens where quantity is not sufficient
  • Specimens greater than 48 hours old.

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The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.