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Hemoglobin
0040085
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HGB
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
Mix specimen thoroughly. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 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 (g/dL)13.5-19.514.5-22.513.5-21.512.5-20.510.0-18.09.0-14.09.5-13.510.5-13.511.5-13.511.5-15.513.0-16.014.8-17.8
Female (g/dL)13.5-19.514.5-22.513.5-21.512.5-20.510.0-18.09.0-14.09.5-13.510.5-13.511.5-13.511.5-15.512.0-16.012.6-15.9

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
85018
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040085Hemoglobin718-7
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Aliases
  • Hb
  • Hgb