|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 1 hour|
|Container:||3 mL lavender top tube or lavender top microtainer (EDTA)|
|Temperature:||Room temperature for 4 hours. Refrigerate if greater than 4 hours. Stable for maximum of 24 hours refrigerated.|
|Rejection:||Improper tube, clotted specimen, hemolyzed specimen, specimen diluted with IV fluid.|
|Normal:||See Tables HE-1, HE-2, HE-3, HE-4, HE-5, HE-6 and HE-7 in Appendix.|
|Uses:||See CBC information.|
|Limitations:||See CBC information.|
|Method:||Electrical impedance (Coulter Technology)|
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