Hemoglobin, Plasma

Abbrev Code:PHGB   
Order Code:LAB92Order Name:Hemoglobin Plasma
Synonyms:Free Hemoglobin; Plasma Hemoglobin
CPT Codes: 83051 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (lithium heparin) on ICE, Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Moderately icteric specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (CSC Mpls, UMMC East Bank, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Reference Range:Less than 30 mg/dL
Use:Detect hemolysis.

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