Hemoglobin, Plasma
0020058
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HGBP
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection (delayed separation from cells will elevate plasma hemoglobin). Transfer 2 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
EDTA or citrated plasma.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
0.5-5.0 mg/dL
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83051
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020058Hemoglobin, Plasma
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Cross References
  • Free Hemoglobin