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Test Name: Hematocrit
Test Code: 5605
Other Names: HCT
Test Includes: Hematocrit
Specimen Requirements: N/A
Container: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Collection Instructions: Invert tube 8 to 10 times immediately after tube is filled at the time of collection
Stability: Room temperature 1 day Refrigerated 3 days
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: Hemolysis, clotted specimen specimen drawn in any anticoagulant other than EDTA, tube not filled with minimum volume, improper labeling, specimen received with plasma removed
Methodology: N/A