Hematocrit

Alphabetical Test listing

Hematocrit-448

  
Hematocrit
  
448
  
85014.2
  
HCT
  
Crit
Hct
  
EDTA whole blood
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

If the patient has platelet clumping issues in EDTA, a Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube must be collected in addition to the Lavender (EDTA), 4mL tube.

  
4.0 mL
  
3.0 mL
  

Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting.

If the patient has platelet clumping issues in EDTA, a Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) tube must be collected in addition to the Lavender (EDTA), 4mL tube.

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours

Ambient (OK) - 24 hours

  
7 days
  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Sysmex

  

 

Age/sex

Sex

Range (%)

1 day

 

45 – 67

1 wk

 

42 – 66

2 wks

 

39 – 63

1 mo

 

31 – 55

2 mos

 

28 – 42

3 – 6 mos

 

29 – 41

6 mos – 2 yrs

 

33 – 49

2 – 6 yrs

 

34 – 40

6 – 12 yrs

 

35 – 45

12 – 18 yrs

 Male

36 – 51

12 – 18 yrs

Female 

33 – 51

>18 yrs

Male

37 – 53

>18 yrs

Female 

33 – 51

  
85014
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020