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Test Code MHT HEMATOCRIT, SPUN

Important Note

This test is subject to Medicare National Coverage Decision (NCD) 190.15 - Blood Counts.

MHT collection tubes only available on pediatric in-patient floors, for all other patients order HCT.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

Epic Code

MayoAccess ID

MHT

MHT LAB753 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Capillary Tubes* Whole Blood Refrigerate 2 Tubes 2 Tubes 1 Tube

*Fill 2-heparinized microhematocrit tubes 3/4 full and seal one end with clay. Label and place capillary tube inside a large red top tube to protect from breaking.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Centrifugation

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Hematocrit, Spun                                             85013

 

Instrumentation

Hettich Haematokrit 210 Microhematocrit Centrifuge

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
MHT Micro Hematocrit 42908-4

 

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