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Test Code MHBRT Methemoglobin

Important Note

Adult samples should be sent to tube station 196

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container/Tube

Balanced heparinized syringe

Turnaround Time

15 minutes

UCMC Collection Instructions

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

STAT Turnaround Time

15 minutes

Critical Results

> 10 %

Fee Code

Adults: 24249

Pediatrics: 24421

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24/7

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Available

CPT

83050

Method Name

Direct Measurement

Reference Values

< 2.0 %