Hemoglobin
Label Mnemonic: PLHB
Epic Lab Code: LAB663
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Plasma, Free
Collection Medium:
Plasma Separator Tube 4.5 mL
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
3 mL whole blood in light green top tube or ONE Microtainer®.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
0-5 mg/dL
Comments:
Draw with syringe and large bore needle (20g or larger). Fill tube gently with needle and stopper removed.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric
CPT Code:
83051
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery