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Test Code 0204412 Hematocrit, Blood

Methodology

Derived by Calculation (HCT = RBC x MCV)

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Microtainer: 0.30 ml

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

Males
1-30 days: 41.0-60.0%
1-2 months: 31.0-55.0%
3-11 months: 28.0-42.0%
1-2 years: 33.0-43.0%
3-7 years: 33.0-42.0%
8-12 years: 35.7-43.0%
>12 years: 38.7-51.4%

Females
1-30 days: 41.0-60.0%
1-2 months: 31.0-55.0%
3-11 months: 28.0-42.0%
1-2 years: 33.0-43.0%
3-7 years: 33.0-42.0%
8-12 years: 35.7-43.0%
>12 years: 33.9-47.5%
 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85014