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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: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Age
1-3 days
4-7 days
8-14 days
15-30 days
31-60 days
61-180 days
6 - 23 months
2-5 years
6-11 years
12 years and older
Male (g/dL)14.7-18.613.4-17.911.1-16.79.9-14.98.9-11.99.7-12.210.3-12.410.5-12.711.0-13.314.6-17.8
Female (g/dL)12.7-18.312.2-18.711.9-16.910.5-14.78.9-12.39.7-12.010.4-12.410.7-12.710.9-13.312.1-15.9

Interpretive Data


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