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Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

Test Code



Testing performed on the Sysmex XN-1000 Hematology Analyzer.

Test Utility

Aids in the assessment of anemia and polycythemia or acute blood loss.

Specimen Storage and Stability

  • Maintain that the specimens are refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

  • Room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F) is acceptable for a maximum of 8 hours.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly Labeled

  • Frozen specimens

  • Clotted Specimens

  • Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Reference Ranges


Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.


Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083

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