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25460 Body Fluid Cell Count

Body Fluid Cell Count
Test Code: BFCC
Synonyms/Keywords
​Cell Count Body Fluid, BF Cell Ct
Test Components
​Total Nucleated Cell Count (WBC), Red Blood Cell Count
Useful For
​Screening to identify the presence of disease and aid in diagnosis.
Specimen Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No
​Body Fluid
(Not CSF)
​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​2.0 mL​1.0 mL​0.3 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Fluid transferred immediately into lavender top tube.  Mix by inverting tube 3-4 times.  Specimen must be delivered to the laboratory promptly after collection.  Indicate collection time.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Body Fluid (Not CSF) ​ ​Ambient ​<24 Hours
​Refrigerated ​<24 Hours
Rejection Criteria
Totally clotted samples ​
Samples received in liquid dental transport medium​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours ​Unicel Beckman Coulter DxH, ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Eau Claire​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Flambeau Hospital​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Sunday ​2-4 hours ​Unicel Beckman Coulter DxH800, Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites ​TNC-BF = 0-200/uL
RBC-BF = 0/uL
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​89051
Synonyms/Keywords
​Cell Count Body Fluid, BF Cell Ct
Test Components
​Total Nucleated Cell Count (WBC), Red Blood Cell Count
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No
​Body Fluid
(Not CSF)
​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​2.0 mL​1.0 mL​0.3 mL
Collection Processing
​Fluid transferred immediately into lavender top tube.  Mix by inverting tube 3-4 times.  Specimen must be delivered to the laboratory promptly after collection.  Indicate collection time.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Body Fluid (Not CSF) ​ ​Ambient ​<24 Hours
​Refrigerated ​<24 Hours
Rejection Criteria
Totally clotted samples ​
Samples received in liquid dental transport medium​
Useful For
​Screening to identify the presence of disease and aid in diagnosis.
Test Components
​Total Nucleated Cell Count (WBC), Red Blood Cell Count
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites ​TNC-BF = 0-200/uL
RBC-BF = 0/uL
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours ​Unicel Beckman Coulter DxH, ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Eau Claire​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Flambeau Hospital​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​​Monday through Sunday ​​Less than 2 hours ​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Sunday ​2-4 hours ​Unicel Beckman Coulter DxH800, Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Manual Chamber Count, Cytospin
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​89051
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.