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Reticulocyte, Hemoglobin Panel
0040263
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CHR
Methodology
Flow Cytometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2016
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Cellular Hemoglobin, ReticEffective May 16, 2016
Age
0-180 days
6-23 months
2-25 years
6-11 years
12-17 years
18 years and older
Male (pg)27.6-38.728.7-35.727.7-37.832.4-37.630.3-40.427.9-37.0
Female (pg)29.2-37.530.1-35.729.3-37.330.4-39.729.9-38.427.9-37.0

 Reticulocyte NumberEffective May 16, 2016
Age0-13 days14 days and older
Male (K/µL)39.6-137.547-152
Female (K/µL)39.6-137.547-127

0040280ReticulocytesEffective May 16, 2016
Age
0-13 days
14 days and older
%2.7-6.61.0-2.6

 Immature Reticulocyte FractionEffective May 16, 2016
Age0-3 days4-30 days31-60 days61-180 days6-23 months2-5 years6-11 years12-17 years18 years and older
%30.5-35.114.5-24.619.1-28.913.4-23.311.4-25.88.4-21.78.9-24.19-18.72.9-15.5


Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85046
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040023Reticulocyte Number60474-4
0040252Cellular Hemoglobin, Retic42810-2
0040280Reticulocytes Percent17849-1
2013368Immature Reticulocyte Fraction
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Aliases
  • Cellular Hb
  • cellular hemoglobin concentration, reticulocyte
  • Immature Reticulocyte Fraction