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Hemoglobin, plasma free

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB6269

 

Methodology: 

Photometric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for stats 4 Hours for routines.

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Light Green or Dark Green Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL
Transport: Deliver to lab immediately. Spin down and separate plasma ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.

Note: Falsely elevated levels result if left >2 hours due to artifactual post draw RBC lysis.

 

Reference Interval: 

< 5 mg/dl

CPT Code(s): 

83051

Last Changed: 

8/29/2017 1:25 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/29/2017 1:25 PM