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Hemoglobin, Filter Paper

Components

Name Method Department Units
Filter Paper Hemoglobin Colorimetric assay
Core Lab, Hematology g/dL

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Blood filter paper card

N/A
Stability

Room temperature - 14 day(s)

Reasons for Rejection

  • Inadequate filling of circles on filter paper card

Comments

This assay is considered a screening test. Results may vary from whole blood hemoglobin due to different methodologies. If clinically warranted, follow-up testing should be performed.

CPT Code

  • 85018