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Test Code HGB HEMOGLOBIN

Important Note

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

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

HGB

HGB LAB291 FAH239

 

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

Hemoglobin                                         

85018

 

Instrumentation

Beckman Coulter DxH 800

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Repoting Name LOINC Code
HGB HGB 718-7

 

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