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Test Code HCT Hematocrit, Blood

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:   Hematocrit



Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories


SysmexTM XN9100

Reference Values

See Report

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Physician Office Specimen Requirements

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

Specimen:  3 mL of EDTA whole blood

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Stability: 24 hours Room Temperature

                48 Hours Refrigerated

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®.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday, Continuously

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5500030