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Hematocrit, body fluid

Lab Section: 

Body Fluids

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB202

 

Synonyms: 

Fluid Hct

Methodology: 

Microhematocrit

Schedule: 

Sunday-Saturday

Reported: 

12 hrs

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Fluid in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
JP drainage(surgical) fluids, abcess and cyst fluids and bloody body fluids required.
Handling: Body Fluid in a Fluid container, Lavender tube also acceptable.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen and clotted samples.

 

Reference Interval: 

< 2.0%

CPT Code(s): 

85014

Last Changed: 

10/13/2016 11:23:34

                                       Last Reviewed: 8/17/2017 11:07 AM