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Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
Test Code: MHB
Clinical Information:
Test performed at:  St. Boniface General Hospital
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Whole Blood: 2.0 mL
Reference Values:
< 1.5 % of total hemoglobin
See Also:
More Information:
Blood is not to be centrifuged.  Methemoglobin requests are assayed within the day. Blood samples may be stored at 4°C for 4 days for non-urgent requests. Specimens must NOT be frozen.   HSC in-patients and acute samples will be dealt with directly by Respiratory.  Any requests referred-in to HSC Clinical Chemistry - MS5 must be sent over without delay to SBGH Chemistry.