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Test Code HCT Hematocrit, Blood

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

SysmexTM XE 2100

Reference Values

Males

0-1 day:  50-62%

1-3 days:  48-65.5%

3 days-1 week:  49-65%

1-2 weeks:  43-62%

2-3 weeks:  41-62%

3-4 weeks:  40-52%

4 weeks-2 months:  37-49%

2-3 months:  26-36%

3-6 months:  28-38%

6 months-2 years:  31-41%

2-6 years:  33-43.5%

6-12 years:  34.5-45%

>12 years:  39-50%

Females

0-1 day:  50-62%

1-3 days:  48-65.5%

3 days-1 week:  49-65%

1-2 weeks:  43-62%

2-3 weeks:  41-62%

3-4 weeks:  40-52%

4 weeks-2 months:  37-49%

2-3 months:  26-36%

3-6 months:  28-38%

6 months-2 years:  31-41%

2-6 years:  33-43.5%

6-12 years:  34.5-45%

>12 years:  34.5-45%

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85014

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)

Specimen:  3 mL of EDTA whole blood

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:  Tube must be more than half full for proper anticoagulant ratio. For pediatrics, draw blood in a MICROTAINER®. Do not draw a small volume into a standard VACUTAINER®.