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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

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
MHT Micro Hematocrit 42908-4