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Maximum Allowable Blood Draw From Infants

Clinical System Name

None specified

Synonyms

Blood Draw
Phlebotomy

Sample Requirements

Specimen: See note

Container(s): See note

Preferred Vol: See note

Minimum Vol: See note

 

Note:  See Blood Draw Tools on Laboratory department page on Child.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin:

Aliquot:

Temp:

Storage location: See Blood Draw Tools on Laboratory department page on Child.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N None specified None specified

 

Performing Laboratory

None specified

Department

Department:  None specified

Phone Number

 

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

Body wt in kg Max drawn in one blood draw Maximum drawn in a 30 day period
  2.5% of total blood volume 5% of total blood volume
1 kg 2.5 ml 5.0 ml
2 kg 4.5 ml 9.0 ml
3 kg 6 ml 12 ml
4 kg 8 ml 16 ml
5 kg 10 ml 20 ml
6 kg 12 ml 24 ml
7 kg 14 ml 28 ml
8 kg 16 ml 32 ml
9 kg 18 ml 36 ml
10 kg 20 ml 40 ml
11 thru 15 kg 22 - 30 ml 44 - 60 ml
16 thru 20 kg 32 - 40 ml 64 - 80 ml
21 thru 25 kg 42 - 50 ml 84 - 100 ml
26 thru 30 kg 52 - 60 ml 104 - 120 ml
31 thru 35 kg 62 - 70 ml 124 - 140 ml
36 thru 40 kg 72 - 80 ml 144 - 160 ml
41 thru 45 kg 82 - 90 ml 164 - 180 ml
46 thru 50 kg 92 - 100 ml 184 - 200 ml
Greater than 50 kg 100 ml 200 ml

For requests greater than the maximum draw, please contact the attending physician for approval of additional amount.
 

Methodology

Method: None specfied

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

CPT code

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number:

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Instructions:

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