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Published on February 08, 2018

Hemoglobin 

SIM

20340 

CPT

85018 

Synonyms

HGB 

Specimen Type

Whole Blood 

Container

3.0 ml EDTA lavender stopper tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml whole blood
Min: 1.0 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 24 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  Clotted Sample
•  Insufficient volume
•  Plasma has been removed.

Reference Range

See below

Critical Value

Hemoglobin = <5 g/dl and  >20 g/dl 

Test Includes

Hemoglobin 

Methodology

Beckman Coulter DxH Automated Hematology analyzer 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-8-18

Supplemental

Hemoglobin (HGB)

Gender

Age Range

Normal Range

 

  Both

0 - 1 Days

13.5 – 19.5

 

Both

2 - 7 Days

13.5 – 21.5

 

Both

8 – 14 Days

12.5 – 20.5

 

Both

15 Days – 4 Weeks

10.0 – 18.0

 

Both

5 Weeks – 2 Months

9.0 – 14.0

 

Both

3 – 6 Months

9.5 – 13.5

 

Both

7 Months – 2 Years

10.5 – 13.5

 

Both

3 – 6 Years

11.5 – 13.5

 

Both

7 – 12 Years

11.5 – 15.5

 

Female

13 - 18 Years

12.0 – 16.0

 

Female

19 – 999 Years

11.0 – 14.9

 

Male

13 - 18 Years

13.0 – 16.0

 

Male

19 – 999 Years

13.1 – 16.8

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 08, 2018

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