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Test Code HGBO Hemoglobin

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

 

HEMOGLOBIN (HGB)
Age Males Females Units
1 - 3 Days 14.7 - 18.6 12.7 - 18.3 g/dL
4 - 7 Days 13.4 - 17.9 12.2 - 18.7 g/dL
8 - 14 Days 11.1 - 16.7 11.9 - 16.9 g/dL
15 - 30 Days 9.9 - 14.9 10.5 - 14.7 g/dL
31 - 60 Days 8.9 - 11.9 8.9 - 12.3 g/dL
61 - 180 Days 9.7 - 12.2 9.7 - 12.0 g/dL
0.5 to <2 Years 10.5 - 13.5 10.5 - 13.5 g/dL
2 to <6 Years 11.5 - 14.5 11.5 - 14.5 g/dL
6 to <12 Years 11.5 - 15.5 11.5 - 15.5 g/dL
12 to <18 Years  13.0 - 16.0 12.0 - 16.0 g/dL
≥ 18 Years 13.7 - 16.5 11.7 - 15.5 g/dL

 

CPT Code

85018

LOINC Code

718-7

EMR Interface Order Code

32300