Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Hemoglobin, Plasma

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL blood Heparin (lithium or sodium) green or EDTA lavender

Availability
STAT, Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1-hour
Routine: 2-4 hours

Methodology
HemoCue

Ranges
All ages:  0-30 mg/dL
Critical: >100 mg/dL

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