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Test ID: RBCME    
Red Blood Cell Membrane Evaluation, Blood

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Test Classification Provides information regarding the medical device classification for laboratory test kits and reagents. Tests may be classified as cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and used per manufacturer instructions, or as products that do not undergo full FDA review and approval, and are then labeled as an Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR) product.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

85557-Osmotic fragility

88184-Flow cytometry; first cell surface, cytoplasmic or nuclear marker x 1

85060-Morphology review

LOINC® Information Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test IDTest Order NameOrder LOINC Value
RBCMERBC Membrane Evaluation, BIn Process


Result IDTest Result NameResult LOINC ValueApplies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
83141Band 3 Fluorescence Staining, RBCIn Process
9064Osmotic Fragility, RBC34964-7
SCTRLShipping Control Vial40431-9
13065Spherocytosis Interpretation50595-8
37406Peripheral Blood Smear Review59465-5
37436Reviewed By18771-6
3306Osmotic Fragility, 0.50 g/dL NaCl23915-2
3307Osmotic Fragility, 0.60 g/dL NaCl23918-6
3308Osmotic Fragility, 0.65 g/dL NaCl23920-2
3309Osmotic Fragility, 0.75 g/dL NaCl23921-0
3310Osmotic Fragility Comment59466-3