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Test Code RTMTHG Methemoglobin

Important Note

Adult samples should be sent to tube station 196

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container

Balanced 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

83050

Reference Range

< 2.0 %

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Critical Results

> 4.5 %

STAT Turnaround Time

15 minutes

Fee Code

Adults: 24249

Pediatrics: 24421