Test Overview
Test Methodology

Hemox-Analyzer Measures and Plots O2 Saturation

Test Usage

Identifying hemoglobin variants associated with polycythemia or cyanotic and hypoxic disorders

Reference Range *

> or =12 months: 24-30 mm Hg

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Sunday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
P50B
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo P50B
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a green top tube from patient AND the normal control participant. Rubber band the tubes together and refrigerate immediately. They must be kept together as they must be exposed to temperature changes in the same fashion. Write "Normal Control" only on the label of that tube. (no patient identifiers)

Special Handling

Rubber band patient specimen and control vial together. Control must accompany the patient sample at all times to ensure the reliability of testing results.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens must arrive within 72 hours of collection
Normal Volume
5 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
1 mL whole blood
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
82820
Fee Code
AA539
NY State Approved
No