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Test Code BCB PREP BCB Preparation

Clinical System Name

BCB Preparation

Synonyms

Inclusion Body Study

Heinz Body Stain

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.5 mL EDTA whole blood

 

Note:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp 2 d
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 5 d

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate whole blood in CPA refrigerator sendouts rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

325 9th Ave, Room GWH47

Seattle, WA 98104

 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Methodology

Method: None Specified

Analytical Volume: 1.5 mL Whole Blood

Limitations:

Reference Range

Negative

CPT Codes

87207

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Inclusion Body - RBC
Reference Test Number: INCBG
Instructions: Send out Monday through Friday with the UW courier.