Platelet Count : 1000731

Test Code
PLTC or 1000731

Alias/See Also
PLT (platelet) Count; Platelet Count; Platelets

CPT Codes

Lavender top tube (EDTA).

Transport Container
Whole blood (Min. 2 mL): do not centrifuge.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Frozen; Clotted or grossly hemolyzed

Automated Cell Counter

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Platelet  count:
0 to 1 D             140-300 K/uL
1 D to 3 M         150-300 K/uL
3 M to 1 Y          200-475 K/uL
1 Y to 13 Y         150-450 K/uL
13 Y and older     130-400 K/uL

Effective  2-26-2019
MPV:  8.8-12.8 fL

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.