Test Code CCBAL CELL COUNT AND DIFFERENTIAL-BAL
WVUH Merlin Code: LAB30468
Manual Count and Cytospin Preparation
West Virginia University Hospital, Inc.
Collect: Bronchial Alveolar Lavage (BAL) in a sterile vial or container
Stability: Unstable: deliver to lab immediately
Reject Due To: Grossly bloody or excess mucus in specimen
Test Includes: White blood cell count, red blood cell count, and differential.
Day(s) Test Set Up
Test Classification and CPT Coding
UML Lab Processing Instructions
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
UML Test Code: CCBAL