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Test Code HCT HEMATOCRIT

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Decision (NCD) 190.15 - Blood Count

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

HCT

HCT LAB289 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Lavender Top Tube Whole Blood

Refrigerate

2 mL 2 mL 1.5 mL
*Lavender Microtainer     0.6 mL    

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Automated Cell Counter

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code

Hematocrit                                         

85014

 

Instrumentation

Beckman Coulter DxH 800

Reference Range

Age and gender dependent.  See report

Section

Hematology

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
HCT HCT 4544-3