Name: Hemoglobin, Whole Blood in a PICO Syringe
Test Name: Hemoglobin, Whole Blood in a PICO Syringe
Health Link Test Code: HCWBHGB
LIS Test Code: WBHGB
CPT Code(s): 85018
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Less than 30 minutes.
For venous samples on outpatients, send patient to UWHC Outpatient Phlebotomy to be drawn.
Specimen: Arterial, venous, or capillary
Collection Container: Radiometer PICO® syringe
Also Acceptable: 2 full Radiometer capillary tubes, Green top
Radiometer "PICO"® syringes must be free of bubbles and clots. Two full Radiometer capillaries free of air bubbles and clots are needed for capillary blood.
Collection Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.5 mL
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Testing Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately. Assure specimen receipt in the lab is within 15 minutes of collection.
Clotted specimens or specimens past stability time are not acceptable.
|0 days - 29 days||15.0-24.0|
|30 days - 5 months||9.0-18.0|
|6 months - 23 months||10.5-14.0|
|24 months - 9 years||11.5-14.5|
|10 years - 17 years, male||12.5-16.1|
|10 years - 17 years, female||12.0-15.0|
|18 years and up, male||13.6-17.2|
|18 years and up, female||11.6-15.6|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 CDT
Critical Calls: yes