Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Hemoglobin, Plasma Order Code : YHGBP
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Plasma HgB; Free Hemoglobin
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1.5 mL
Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Draw blood with a 19-gauge needle to avoid hemolysis in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). (Serum is not acceptable.) Spin down immediately, and send 2.0 mL of EDTA plasma refrigerated.
CPT Codes: 83051
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1032
SHC EPIC Code: LABYHGBP
Causes For Rejection: Specimens other than plasma.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Hematology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/9096