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Test Code CLOSM FRAG Osmotic Fragility, Incubated

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly

Methodology

Colorimetric- Kinetic

Reference Values

0.85% NaCl = 0%

0.65% NaCl = 0 -19%

0.60% NaCl = 0-40%

0.55% NaCl = 5-70%

0.50% NaCl = 36-88%

0.45% NaCl = 54-96%

0.40% NaCl = 65-100%

0.35% NaCl = 72-100%

0.30% NaCl = 80-100%

0.00% NaCl = Not Established

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85557

Specimen Required


Specimens must arrive Monday through Thursday.  

Container/Tube: Green-top (sodium heparin) tube

Specimen: 5 mL (minimum volume: 2 mL) whole blood

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

 

Note:  Samples must be received in lab Monday through Thursday( before 4pm) only.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5910815