Purpose
Diagnostic Monitoring
Method(s)
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83060
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Sulfhemoglobin SHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 2 Biological Marker (Exposure)

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL
Special Handling
Collect sample at end of shift.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 3 month(s)
Refrigerated: 3 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Sulfhemoglobin SHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 2 Biological Marker (Exposure)

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