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hematocrit/ hemoglobin, whole blood
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: HHB
Specimen Collection: Must be collected at AMC Hospital.

Collected in a blood gas syringe. Send to lab immediately, must be analyzed within 15 minutes of draw. 

Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: None. 
Reference Values: HEMATOCRIT: MALE: age >13 yrs = 40.0-49.0% age 6-13 yrs = 34.0-41.5% age 3 mo-5 yrs = 31.0-40.1% age 15 days-3 mo = 30.5-42.0% age 2-14 days = 38.0-55.0% age 0-1 days = 37.1-55.9% FEMALE: age >13 yrs = 33.0-44.0% age 6-13 yrs = 34.0-41.5% age 3 mo-5 yrs = 31.0-40.1% age 15 days-3 mo = 30.5-42.0% age 2-14 days = 38.0-55.0% age 0-1 days = 37.1-55.9% HEMOGLOBIN: MALE: age >13 yrs = 13.6-16.7% age 6-13 yrs = 11.0-13.9% age 3 mo-5 yrs = 10.5-13.5% age 15 days-3 mo = 10.5-14.0% age 2-14 days = 12.5-18.5% age 0-1 days = 12.5-18.9% FEMALE: age >13 yrs = 11.0-14.7% age 6-13 yrs = 11.0-13.9% age 3 mo-5 yrs = 10.5-13.5% age 15 days-3 mo = 10.5-14.0% age 2-14 days = 12.5-18.5% age 0-1 days = 12.5-18.9%  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: GASES
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 20 min 
Stat TAT: 10 min 
CPT Code(s): 83051 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 68,6
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/30/2014
Time: 11:13:36 (24hr)