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TEST NAME

WATSON-SCHWARTZ TEST

See:  Porphyrin Screen Random Urine

 

TEST NAME

WELLNESS PROFILES

Contact Regional Health Education Center or the Laboratory.

 

POWERCHART NAME

WEST NILE VIRUS IgG AND IgM ANTIBODY (Serum)

MERCY TEST NAME

WEST NILE, IgG & IgM*

MERCY LAB CODE

WNILE

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a plain red top tube or SST.
Processing:  Send refrigerated to Mayo. Mayo order code  WNV .
Performed:  Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. (June-October)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m. (November-May)
Reference Value:

Included in report

Method:  Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
CPT code:

86788 WNV, IgM
86789 WNV, IgG

 

POWERCHART NAME

WEST NILE VIRUS CSF

MERCY TEST NAME

WEST NILE CSF*

MERCY LAB CODE

WNLCSF

Specimen: 0.5 ml of CSF.
Processing:  Send refrigerated to Mayo. Mayo order code WNVC.
Performed:  Monday - Friday (June to Oct), Monday,Wednesday,Friday (Nov to May)
Reference Value: Included in report.
Method:  Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
CPT code:

86788 - IgM
86789 - IgG

 

TEST NAME

WESTERGREN SED RATE

See:  Sed Rate

 

TEST NAME

WET MOUNT

See Gram Stain AND
Smear Wet Mount Trichomonas

 

TEST NAME

WHITE CELL COUNT

See:  CBC
         Cell Count Body Fluid
         Cell Count CSF
         WBC, WBC and Automated Differential

 

POWERCHART NAME

WBC AND AUTOMATED DIFFERENTIAL (WBC)

MERCY TEST NAME

WBC AND AUTOMATED DIFF

MERCY LAB CODE

WBCADI

Includes: WBC and automatated differential (include absolute counts).  Manual differential is done if indicated by test results.
Comment: Cell morphology will be ordered and charged if established criteria/diagnosis are met.
Specimen:  1 purple top (EDTA) tube.
Processing:   Specimen stable 36 hours at either room temperature or refrigerated.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: Included with test results.  Complete listing in Special Helps section of Lab Test Index.
Method: Automated cell counter.
CPT Code:

85048    WBC
85004    AUTOMATED DIFFERENTIAL

 

TEST NAME

WBC with ANC

See: WBC and Auto Differential

 

TEST NAME

WBC BODY FLUID

See: Cell Count Body Fluid

 

TEST NAME

WBC CEREBOSPINAL FLUID

See: Cell Count CSF

 

POWERCHART NAME

WBC COUNT

MERCY TEST NAME

WBC

MERCY LAB CODE

WBCX

Specimen:  1 purple top (EDTA) tube.
Processing:   Specimen stable 36 hours at either room temperature or refrigerated.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: Included with test results.  Complete listing in Special Helps section of Lab Test Index.
Method: Automated cell counter.
CPT Code: 85048

 

TEST NAME

WBC FILTER FOR RED CELLS

See: Crossmatch

 

TEST NAME

WBC FILTER FOR PLATELETS

See: Platelets for Infusion

 

POWERCHART NAME

CULTURE WOUND OTHER

MERCY TEST NAME

WND/ABS CLT/GS

MERCY LAB CODE

WNDC

Order:  

Specify collection site when ordering.

Specimen: 

Disinfect the skin.  If possible, aspirate purulent material with a sterile needle and syringe.  Transfer this material to a sterile plastic container with a tight-fitting lid.  If an aspirate is not possible, collect purulent material from a deep area of the wound/abscess in a double culturette.

Comment: 

  • If anaerobic organisms are suspected, collect a second specimen.  See Anaerobic Culture/Gram Stain for collection and ordering instructions.
  • Susceptibility testing will routinely be performed on significant isolates.

RL Client Comments:

  • Mark WOUND CULTURE on order form. Write collection site on SOURCE line.
  • Send specimen at room temperature.

Performed:

Gram stain:  Within 8 hours of receipt.
Preliminary report: Days 1 and 2
Final report:  3 days

Reference value:  

No growth.

Method:

Standard culture techniques.

CPT Code:

87205 Gram Stain+
87070 Wnd/Abs Clt+

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