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Epic Code LAB289 Hematocrit (Hct)

Test Name Alias

Hematocrit | Hct | 8159

Interface Order Alias

10046

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Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Lavender top (EDTA)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA
  • Centrifuge/Spin: No
  • Aliquot: No
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

  • Frozen specimens
  • Clotted specimens

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 48 hours

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

United Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Reflex Information

Link: Reflexes approved by MEC

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Hct
Male/Female
0 Minutes – 1 Months: 42% – 64%
1 Months – 3 Months: 38% – 56%
3 Months – 1 Years: 33% – 48%
1 Years – 3 Years: 32% – 44%
3 Years – 9 Years: 35% – 45%
9 Years – 13 Years: 37% – 47%

Male
13 Years – 150 Years: 42% – 52%

Female
13 Years – 150 Years: 37% – 47%

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Sysmex XN

 

CPT

85014

CDM Code

Update in process

Epic Test ID

1230100745

LOINC

Hct: 4544-3

Beaker LOINC

HEMATOCRIT: 4544-3

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: HEMATOCRIT (HCT)
Beaker Display Name: Hematocrit (Hct)
BEAKER TEST NAME: HEMATOCRIT
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: HEMATOCRIT

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
KL HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated