Methemoglobin

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 3:48:53 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 4.0 mL Whole Blood in a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin
Collection Instructions: Due to smearing of print while on ice, please label specimen following procedure and a second label in the pocket of transport bag with requisition

Tube must stay sealed

Place on ice immediately after collection
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 hours Iced
4 hours Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Green Top Microtainer
Reference Range: 0 - 1.0%
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Cooximetry
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: METHB
EPIC Test Code: LAB91
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83050

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