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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.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N None specified None specified

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin:

Aliquot:

Temp:

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

 

Off-site collection:

Performing Laboratory

None specified

Department

Department:  None specified

Phone Number

 

 

 

 

CPT Codes

CPT code

Methodology

Method: None specfied

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

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.
 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number:

None specified

Instructions:

None specified