Methemoglobin

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Test/Range/Collection

Methemoglobin , whole blood (MetHb)

<0.15 g/dL [<23.25 mmol/L] or <1.5% of total Hb

Blood gas syringe (heparinized) (Lavender or green for total hemoglobin only)

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Don't remove the stopper or cap, analyze promptly.

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