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Hematocrit
0040080
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HCT
Methodology
Automated Cell Count
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
Mix specimen thoroughly. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.25 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. Clotted specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2016
Age
0 days
1-6 days
7-13 days
14-29 days
30-60 days
61-90 days
91-180 days
6-23 months
2-5 years
6-11 years
12-17 years
18 years
and older
Male %42-6045-64.942-64.939-6331-5528-4229-4133-3934-4035-4537-4944.2-53
Female %42-6045-64.942-64.939-6331-5528-4229-4133-3934-4035-4536-4636-49

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85014
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040080Hematocrit4544-3
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Aliases
  • Crit
  • Hct
  • Packed cell volume, PCV