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Test Code 0263350 Differential, Body Fluid


Light Microscopy

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:


Specimen Type: Pericardial, peritoneal, or pleural fluid

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Additional Information: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and request form.

Specimen Transport Temperature


Reference Values

Pericardial, peritoneal, or pleural fluid:  no established reference values

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding