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hemoglobin
Synonyms: HGB 
Computer Code: HB
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (lavender top EDTA tube).
Pediatrics: EDTA microtainer with 500 uL (0.5 mL) blood. 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. Must be received same day. 
Reference Values: >12 years: Male: 13.6-16.7 GM/DL Female: 11.0-14.7 GM/DL 6-12 years 11.0-13.9 GM/DL 91 days - 6 years 10.5-13.5 GM/DL 15-90 days 10.5-14.0 GM/DL 2-14 days 12.5-18.5 GM/DL 0-1 day 12.5-18.9 GM/DL  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: C/H See Test Requisition 23
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 4 hr 
Stat TAT: 3 min 
CPT Code(s): 85018 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 5
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/18/2014
Time: 09:45:24 (24hr)