84360:HEMOGLOBIN, UNSTABLE

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84360:HEMOGLOBIN, UNSTABLE
Alias Names: Unstable Hgb / Hb
Methodology: Isopropanol Solubility
Edit Date: 3/4/2008
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83068-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Submit whole blood in original tube. Refrigerate; do not freeze. Patient’s age is required for testing.
Standard Volume: 2 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL whole blood (pediatric: 1 mL).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Frozen specimen; specimen other than whole blood; specimen older than one week.

Normal (reported as normal [stable] or abnormal [unstable]).