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Hemoglobin, Blood (Blood Gas)


Tube Type

Test ID   LAB754
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   85018
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory-Blood  Gas
Tube Station   31
Specimen Routine: 1.0 mL whole blood in 3cc syringe w/lyophilized heparin in BG Kit or SafePICO syringe; Green top heparin tube is also acceptable.  See Important Comments
  micro: 0.5 mL whole blood in 1cc syringe w/lyophilized heparin in BG Kit or full capillary tube.
Availability Routine: 24 hr/day
    10 minutes
Reference Range Male: 13.5 - 17.5 g/dL
  Female: 12.0 - 16.0 g/dL
Unspecified gender 13.5-16.0 g/dL
  Critical Value: <5.0 g/dL
Comment Deliver Immediately
Syringes with needles attached will NOT be accepted
Syringes may be obtained from Central Distribution.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 11, 2019

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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514