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Test Code HCTO Hematocrit

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

EDTA Whole blood

Specimen Volume

4 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 hours refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen clotted, <1.0 mL, greater than 24 hours old, specimen frozen

Methodology

XN9000

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

Stat: 1 hour, Routine: 4 hours

Reference Ranges

 

HEMATOCRIT (HCT)
Age Males Females Units
1 - 3 Days 43.4 - 56.1 37.4 - 55.9 %
4 - 7 Days 40.2 - 54.7 39.1 - 56.7 %
8 - 14 Days 33.7 - 51.1 36.4 - 51.2 %
15 - 30 Days 29.7 - 44.2 30.6 - 44.7 %
31 - 60 Days 26.2 - 35.3 26.3 - 36.6 %
61 - 180 Days 28.7 - 36.1 28.5 - 36.1 %
0.5 to 2 Years 33.0 - 39.0 33.0 - 39.0 %
2 to <6 Years 34.0 - 43.5 34.0 - 43.5 %
6 to <12 Years 35.0 - 45.0 35.0 - 45.0 %
12 to <18 Years 37.0 - 49.0 36.0 - 46.0 %
≥ 18 Years 40.5 - 48.5 35.7 - 45.8 %

 

CPT Code

85014

LOINC Code

4544-3

EMR Interface Order Code

32285