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METHAEMOGLOBIN (QUANTITATIVE) BLOOD

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Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​3 mL blood in heparinised syringe immersed in ice and sent within 2 h after collection. Sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate tubes are not suitable for analysis.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Co-oximetry

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​from 0 day : 0 – 1.5%

Turnaround Time

​Mean = 4 hrs, Range: 3 – 5hrs

Day(s) Test Set up

​Daily, 24 hrs STAT

Remarks

Change History Notes

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