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  Hematocrit, estimated Specimen Type:
  also known as HCT, Whole Blood Blood

BLOOD GAS

Specimen requirements: N/A
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: N/A
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: N/A
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: The hematocrit on a blood gas specimen is an estimated value based on the patient's hemoglobin result. A hemoglobin must be requested on blood gas specimens to get the estimated hematocrit result. For more information see Hemoglobin, Blood Gas.
CyberLAB abbreviation: AHB, VHB
CyberLAB code: 1499 (ART), 1503 (VEN)
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A