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Clinical Biochemistry

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Methaemoglobin

Specimen requirements

Sample type: Whole Blood (Lithium Heparin)

Collection requirements: Specimen must be processed and analysed within five hours of collection

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Spectrophotometry

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

  • John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Horton General Hospital

Reference intervals

Female

All ages: < 1.5 %

Male

All ages: < 1.5 %