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hematocrit
Synonyms: HCT 
Computer Code: HCT
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (lavender top 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: 40-49% Female: 33-44% 6-12 years: 34.0-41.5% 91 days - 6 years 31.0-40.1% 15-90 days 30.5-42.0% 2-14 days 38.0-55.0% 0-1 day 37.1-55.9%  
Lab Code: HEM 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 4 hr 
Stat TAT: 30 min 
CPT Code(s): 85014 
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: 07/31/2014
Time: 03:24:02 (24hr)