Morphology Evaluation (Special Smear)
Reporting NameMorphology Eval (special smear)
Detecting disease states or syndromes of the white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelet cell lines of a patient's peripheral blood
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|DIFFS||Morphology Eval (Special Smear)||No||Yes|
For MML patients, a physician review is included if clinically abnormal results are identified by microscopic examination.
For Mayo patients, a consultant evaluation is performed if clinically abnormal results are identified by microscopic examination (at an additional charge).
Performing LaboratoryMayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester
Specimen TypeWhole blood
Specimen Volume: 5 unstained, well-made peripheral blood smears (fingerstick blood)
Collection Instructions: If peripheral blood smears (fingerstick blood) is not available, a smear from EDTA blood will be accepted.
Additional Information: Include complete blood count results (if available) and reason for referral.
Specimen Minimum Volume
Specimen Stability Information
|Whole blood||Ambient (preferred)|
An interpretive report will be provided.
Day(s) and Time(s) Performed
Monday through Sunday; Continuously
CPT Code Information
85060-Hematopathology consultation (if appropriate)
LOINC Code Information
|Result ID||Reporting Name||LOINC Code|
|SEGBA||Neutrophilic Segs and Bands||769-0|
|BL_PR||Blasts and Promonocytes||In Process|
|MO_PR||Monocytes and Promonocytes||In Process|
|MANC||Manual Absolute Neutrophil Count||753-4|
Manual-Microscopic Examination of Cells
Includes neutrophilic segs and bands, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, basophils, erythrocyte morphology, and platelets.