Hemoglobin

Alphabetical Test listing

Hemoglobin-450

  
Hemoglobin
  
450
  
85018.2
  
HGB
  
Hgb
  
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.

  
5.0 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.

  

Submit tube unspun

  

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
Stat - 1 hour
  

Sysmex

  

 

      Age

   Sex

    Range

    gm/dL

0 - <1 day

 

14.5 – 22.5

1 – 7 days

 

13.5 – 19.5

8 - 14 days

 

12.5 – 20.5

15 - 30 days

 

10.0 – 18.0

31 days - 2 mos

 

9.0 – 14.0

3 – 6 mos

 

9.5 – 13.5

6 mos – 2 yrs

 

10.5 – 13.5

2 – 6 yrs

 

11.5 – 15.5

6 – 12 yrs

 

11.5 – 15.6

12 – 18 yrs

Male 

13.0 – 16.0

12 – 18 yrs

Female

12.0 – 16.0

>18 yrs

Male

13.5 – 17.5

>18 yrs

Female

12.0 – 16.0

 

  
85018
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
01/24/2020
  
02/18/2020