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Peripheral Blood Hematopathology Consultation


Name Method Department Units
Peripheral Blood Hematopathology Consultation Flow cytometry
Core Lab, Flow Cytometry

Specimen Requirements

Reasons for Rejection

  • Clotted specimen
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Refrigerated specimen


This test should be ordered when a neoplastic process is suspected in the peripheral blood. The pathologist will review a peripheral blood smear to determine the necessity of immunophenotyping by flow cytometry. If additional flow cytometry testing is performed a pathologist interpretation (billed from Pediatric Pathology Associates) will be ordered and charged to the patient. Call 614-722-5482 with any questions.


CPT Code

  • 88184
  • 88185