Test Details

Mnemonic

PBGDE

Ordering Code

3619730

CPT-4 Code(s)

82657

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Perform hemoglobin on EDTA whole blood before sending sample.
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Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL whole blood frozen. SEND HEMOGLOBIN RESULT WITH SAMPLE.
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Clotted specimen, specimens other than EDTA whole blood
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Stability

Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic/Fluorometry
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Reference Range

Adult: 2.10 - 4.30 mU/g Hb
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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