Alert

Methemoglobin

Test ID   LAB91
EPIC Order
  METHEMOGLOBIN
CPT Code(s)   83050
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   31
Specimen Routine: 1.0 mL blood in 3.0cc Syringe w/lyophilized Heparin in BG Kit, SafePICO syringe, or heparinized green top tube;  See Important Comments
  micro: 0.5 mL blood in TB syringe with lypholized heparin in BG kit or full capillary tube.
Availability Routine: 24 hr/day
  STAT: Yes
    10 minutes
Reference Range Normal: 0-1.5%
  Critical: >10%
     
Comments Syringes with needles attached will NOT be accepted
Syringes may be obtained from Central Distribution.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on February 12, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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