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HH      Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
Reported as: HGB AND HCT
Also known as: H and H, H&H
  
Specimen Requirements
 
Collect:  One lavender (EDTA) 3.0 mL (also acceptable: lavender (EDTA) microtainer 500 mcL (0.5 mL))
 
Transport:   3.0 mL (min: 1.0 mL) whole blood refrigerated (also acceptable: 500 mcL (0.5 mL) in a lavender (EDTA) microtainer - pediatric volume)
 
Unacceptable Conditions:  6.0 mL lavender (EDTA)
Frozen, hemolyzed, or clotted specimens.
 
Stability:  Ambient: 12 Hours / Refrigerated: 24 Hours
  
Test Performance
 
Performed:  Daily
 
Reporting Time:  Final within 24 Hours
  
CPT Codes
 
85018, 85014
  
Interpretive Information
 
Test performed on K3 EDTA, HCT and MCV may be slightly elevated compared to K2 EDTA.
  
Components
 
Hemoglobin (HGB)Hematocrit (HCT)
  
Revision History
 
EffectiveTypeRevision
12/15/2017Biennial ReviewSpecimen collection, transport, stability, and technical coordinator updated per DB 12202.

The information on this page is current as of 12/15/2017.
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