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Eosinophil Absolute Differential

Test Name: Eosinophil Absolute Differential
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LIS Code:
Lab Section:

Hematology

Fluid Type:

Whole blood

Minimum Volume:

0.5 ml whole blood in a Lavender Microtainer 1.0 ml whole blood in a Pediatric Lavender Top 2.5 ml whole blood in a 5 ml Lavender Top

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Lavender Top Tube

Container (Whole Blood Required):

3 ml whole blood in a Lavender Top

Specimen Stability:

8 hours if refrigerated

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Stat Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

R 4 hours S 1 hour

Specimen Preparation (In House):

Refrigerate until analysis

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Refrigerate until courier pickup. Prepare (2) blood films if specimen will not be received back in lab within 12 hours of collection.

Reference Value:
age from age to age units gender low high
0 1 days M/F 0 1.2
1 7 days M/F 0 1.2
1 4 weeks M/F 0 1.2
1 6 months M/F 0 1.1
6 24 months M/F 0 1.0
2 4 years M/F 0 0.9
4 6 years M/F 0 0.8
6 8 years M/F 0 0.7
8 18 years M/F 0 0.7
18 and up years M/F 0 0.5