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Plasma Hemoglobin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
PLHGB SPHEM
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple Top Tube (EDTA)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL blood purple top (EDTA)tube
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily 24hr; Stat
Methodology:
Hemocue
Special Instructions:
Available on ECMO patients only. Any other requests must have a pathologists approval.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
2 hours
Additional Info:
Therapeutic Range for ECMO patient <41 mg/dL
CPT Code:
83051
Synonyms:
Free Hemoglobin; Plasma Free Hemoglobin