To aid in the evaluation of hemolytic anemias and transfusion reactions. To monitor hemolysis in conjunction with ECMO treatment or use of LVAD.
- Hemoglobin, Free
- HEMOGLOBIN, SERUM
Collect specimen in a green top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma or serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Any hemolysis occurring during specimen collection invalidates the test.