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Test ID PINTP Peripheral Smear Interpretation, Whole Blood


Specimen Required


Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see SPSM / Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear), Blood.

 

Container/Tube: Slides

Specimen Volume: 5 Unstained, well-made peripheral blood smears (fingerstick blood)

Collection Instructions: If peripheral blood smears (fingerstick blood) is not available, a smear from EDTA blood will be accepted.

Additional Information: Include complete blood count results (if available) and reason for referral.


Useful For

Detecting disease states or syndromes of the white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelet cell lines of a patient's peripheral blood

Additional Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
PBPC Peripheral Blood No, (Bill Only) Yes

Method Name

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see SPSM / Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear), Blood.

 

Manual-Microscopic Examination

Reporting Name

Peripheral Smear Interpretation

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Ambient (preferred)
  Refrigerated 

Reference Values

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see SPSM / Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear), Blood.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

85060

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PINTP Peripheral Smear Interpretation 14869-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
71447 Interpretation 14869-2
71442 Participated in the Interpretation No LOINC Needed
71443 Report electronically signed by 19139-5
71832 Case Number 80398-1

NY State Approved

No

Test Classification

Not Applicable

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 day