Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Hematocrit, Body Fluid

Test ID LAB202
EPIC Order HEMATOCRIT, BODY FLUID
CPT Code(s) 85014
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 0.40 mL in Fluid container: 1.0 mL minimum volume
micro: 0.25 mL
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: YES
Stability
Room Temperature 6 hrs
Refrigerate 24 hrs
Frozen NO
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr, Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: Not specified
Comment
  • Use EDTA (Purple Top Tube) Anticoagulant to prevent clotting
  • Specify Fluid Type
  • Deliver immediately in screw top tube - SYRINGE OR BAG: NOT ACCEPTABLE

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 15, 2021

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