Specimen spun in capillary tube, analyzed on micro-capillary reader
Evaluation of packed blood cells to fluid volume
No reference values as fluid accumulations are not normal.
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen using aseptic technique. For optimal results, specimen should reach laboratory within 1 hr. of collection.If specimen must be stored, refrigeration is recommended. Specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.