HEMOGLOBIN

Synonyms: HGB
Computer Code: HB
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (lavender top EDTA tube). Pediatrics: EDTA microtainer with 500 uL (0.5 mL) blood.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. Must be received same day.
Reference Values: MALE (Adult): 13.6-16.7 GM/DL FEMALE (Adult): 11.0-14.7 GM/DL PEDIATRIC: HGB (Male/Female): 0day-1day: 12.5-18.9 GM/DL, 2days-14days: 12.5-18.5 GM/DL, 15days-90days: 10.5-14.0 GM/DL, 91days-6years: 10.5-13.5 GM/DL, 6years-13years: 11.0-13.9 GM/DL
Lab Code: HEM
Requisition: C/H 23 ABN.pdf#http://23 ABN.pdf#
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 4 hrs
Stat TAT: 30 min
CPT Code(s): 85018
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII