Reticulocyte/Hemoglobin concentrate

Alphabetical Test listing

Reticulocyte/Hemoglobin concentrate-8932

  
Reticulocyte/Hemoglobin concentrate
  
8932
  
LAB8932
  
RHE
  
Ret-He
Reticulocyte hemoglobin
  

The Ret-He may be useful for screening for iron deficiency when traditional biochemical parameters are non-informative.

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
5.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

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

  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours

Ambient - 24 hours

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

Sysmex

  

29.0 - 35.0 pg

  
85046
  
02/29/2012
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020