Lamellar Body Count, Amniotic Fluid
Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference
The Sysmex Automated Hematology Analyzer XE-5000 measures platelet count by the impedance method to quantify lamellar body counts. (Automated Hematology Analyzer XE-5000 Instructions for Use [North American Edition], Code No. 461-2638-6, Date of Last Revision: December 2011)
Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.
Monday through Sunday; Continuously
Maximum Laboratory Time Defines the maximum time from specimen receipt at Mayo Medical Laboratories until the release of the test result
Specimen Retention Time Outlines the length of time after testing that a specimen is kept in the laboratory before it is discarded
Performing Laboratory Location The location of the laboratory that performs the test