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Hemoglobin

Tube Type

Test ID LAB291
EPIC Order HEMOGLOBIN
CPT Code(s) 85018
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: Blood/lavender top tube: 1.0 mL minimum volume
micro: 0.5 mL blood/lavender microtainer
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
STAT: 24 hours/day
Stability Refrigerated >24 hrs
Turnaround Time 30 minutes STAT; 2 hours routine
Reference Range Male 13.5-17.5 g/dL adults:Pediatric see Table (Opens in new window-close to return)
Female 12.0-16.0 g/dL adults:Pediatric see Table (Opens in new window-close to return)
Unspecified  13.5-16.0 g/dL adults: Pediatric see Table (Opens in new window-close to return)
Critical <5 or >20 g/dL
Comment

Reviewed by g_crawford on December 19, 2017

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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