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Fluid Cell Count - Pleural

Source Pleural Fluid
Mnemonic FLOTHERCC

If a differential is ordered, enter both cell count mnemonic FLOTHERCC and differential mnemonic FLOTHERC.
Specimen Requirements See Body Fluid Collection Guidelines

1 x 4 mL lavender top EDTA tube or 1 x 4 mL green top sodium heparin tube

Place 3-4 mL fluid immediately into EDTA or sodium heparin tube following collection. Mix well.
Specimen Handling
Additional Information DO NOT send large volumes of fluid.
Specimen must not be clotted.
Testing Location Hematology-ACH, FMC, PLC, RGH & SHC
Testing Frequency As required
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval