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Epic Code LAB291 Hemoglobin (Hgb) Level

Test Name Alias

Hemoglobin Level | Hgb Level | 8157

Interface Order Alias

10047

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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: MEC approved reflex

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Hemoglobin (Hgb)

0 Minutes up to 1 Month: 15.5 – 21.0 g/dL
1 Month up to 3 Months: 12.5 – 19.0 g/dL
3 Months uo to 1 Year: 10.5 – 16.0 g/dL
1 Year up to 3 Years: 10.0 – 14.0 g/dL
3 Years up to 9 Years: 11.5 – 14.5 g/dL

Male

9 Years up to 13 Years: 12.5 – 16.0 g/dL
13 Years up to 150 Years: 14.0 – 18.0 g/dL

Female

9 Years up to 13 Years: 12.0 – 15.0 g/dL
13 Years up to 150 Years: 12.0 – 16.0 g/dL

The pediatric data is summarized/compiled from the literature

 

Laboratory Critical Values Table

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

85018

CDM Code

Update in process

Epic Test ID

1230100751

LOINC

Hgb: 718-7

Beaker LOINC

COMPLETE: N/A
HEMOGLOBIN: 718-7

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: HEMOGLOBIN (HGB) LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Hemoglobin (Hgb) Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: HEMOGLOBIN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: HEMOGLOBIN

Beaker Synonyms

HGB

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