Hematocrit
Label Mnemonic: HCTF
Epic Lab Code: LAB1076
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hematology
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Body Fluid
Specimen Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE - Sample must be <24 hours old.
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
2.0 mL fluid
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
No blood, none detected, <2%
Methodology:
Manual spun microhematocrit
CPT Code:
85013
 
See also:
Body Fluid Cell Count and Differential, Miscellaneous Body Fluids