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Test Code TEOS EOSINOPHIL COUNT, TOTAL

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Assessing the total (absolute) eosinophil count

Method Name

Impedance

Reference Values

0-400/cmm

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Preferred Container

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)

Preferred Volume

Whole Blood: 5 mL (Lavender Top Tube (EDTA))

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Mix sample well after collection and send refrigerated.

2. Specimen must be received by the laboratory within 24 hours of draw.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Refrigerated: 24 Hours

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

This test, when ordered on Medicare patients, is subject to the National Coverage Determination (NCD) policies. Please verify that the diagnosis code (ICD code) you have chosen demonstrates medical necessity for the test as documented in the physician’s patient record. The CMS web site is available to assist you with this verification. A properly executed Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) must be submitted with the specimen if medical necessity is not demonstrated by the ICD code chosen.

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

85048 Blood Count, Leukocyte (WBC), Automated

LOINC Code Information

26449-9

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories