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Test Code CCBAL CELL COUNT AND DIFFERENTIAL-BAL

Additional Test Codes

WVUH Merlin Code: LAB30468

Methodology

Manual Count and Cytospin Preparation

Performing Laboratory

West Virginia University Hospital, Inc.

Specimen Requirements

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

Sunday-Saturday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

89051

UML Lab Processing Instructions

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

UML Test Code: CCBAL