Specimen Requirements

Title

CELL COUNT, BODY FLUID

Specimen Requirement

Collect specimen using aseptic technique/purple top tube.

MUST indicate type of body fluid on requisition.

Methodology

Stability

24hrs Refrigerated

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

24hrs

Clinical Use

Evaluation of body fluids for the presence of WBCs and RBCs.

Test Code

BFCT