Test Details

Mnemonic

CHRBC

Ordering Code

3672350

CPT-4 Code(s)

82482

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL whole blood refrigerated. Do not place directly on cold packs to avoid freezing.
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Frozen, clotted, and hemolyzed samples, samples collected in sodium or lithium heparin
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Stability

Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic
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Reference Range

25 - 52 U/g Hgb
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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