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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

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
HCT HCT 4544-3

 

Section

Hematology

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

Age and gender dependent.  See report

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

Yes