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Test Code RTHB Hemoglobin/Saturation

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container/Tube

Balance 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

< 6 g/dL

Fee Code

Adults:24255

Pediatrics: 24422

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24/7

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Available

CPT

85018

Method Name

Direct Measurement

Reference Values

12 – 18 g/dL