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Test Code LAB289 Hematocrit (Hct), Blood

Additional Codes

45840

Reporting Title

Hematocrit Blood

Methodology

Automated Multiparameter Hematology Analyzer

Useful in the evaluation of anemia.

Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH, GMC, DH, DMH, MGH, GMH, HMH, GCMH,OBL, MMC, DHC, WECC, PMC  Core Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s), and send EDTA whole blood. Mix by gently inverting 8 times. Forward unprocessed whole blood promptly at ambient temperature only. Do not refrigerate.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient/Refrigerate NO/Frozen NO

Reference Values

Males

Newborn-1 day:  48-69%

1-3 days:  48-75%

4-7 days:  42-66%

8-14 days:  39-63%

15-30 days:  31-55%

31 days-2 months:  28-42%

3-6 months:  29-41%

7 months-2 years:  33-39%

3-6 years:  34-40%

7-12 years:  35-45%

13-18 years:  37-49%

≥19 years:  41-53%

Females

Newborn-1 day:  48-69%

1-3 days:  48-75%

4-7 days:  42-66%

8-14 days:  39-63%

15-30 days:  31-55%

31 days-2 months:  28-42%

3-6 months:  29-41%

7 months-2 years:  33-39%

3-6 years:  34-40%

7-12 years:  35-45%

≥13 years:  36-46%

 

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85014