Name: Hematocrit, Body Fluid
Test Name: Hematocrit, Body Fluid
Health Link Test Code: GM1840
LIS Test Code: BHCT
CPT Code(s): 85014
Methodology: Flow Cytometry and Impedance
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Body fluid
Collection Container: Lavender top
Indicate source of body fluid.
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.3 mL
Sample Analyzed: Body fluid aliquot
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location; avoid freezing.
Samples that are clotted are not acceptable.