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Test Code RTHB Hemoglobin/Saturation

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container

Balance heparinized syringe

UCMC Collection Instructions

Remove air. Remove needle from syringe. Cap tightly and mix well. No ice.

Availability

24/7

Turnaround Time

15 minutes

STAT Availability

Available

Test Methodology

Direct Measurement

CPT Code

85018

Reference Range

12 – 18 g/dL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Critical Results

Adult:  < 5 g/dL
Infant: < 7 g/dL

STAT Turnaround Time

15 minutes

Fee Code

Adults:24255

Pediatrics: 24422