About the parameter
In routine medical diagnostics, the haemoglobin (HGB) test may be used for the following purposes:
- To diagnose anemia or polyglobulia
- To monitor risk groups for iron deficiency
- As part of point of care testing when acute bleedings or hemorrhages are suspected
- For parasitic diseases as well as quantifying blood loss.
Whole blood in anticoagulant tube (EDTA, Heparin). Make sure sample is mixed well.
Method / Measurement range
The reagent binds haemoglobin and its variants to form a coloured complex which is then detected photometrically (at 546nm).
Measurement Range: 0 – 30 g/dl
Lower Detection Limit: 0.5 g/dl
This test takes approx. 1 minute.
More details can be found in the package insert.
Please note: All package inserts provided on this website are intended for information purposes only! Always process all tests, controls and calibrators strictly according to the package insert provided with the kit.
VT 0150 HGB test kit (containing 32 tests)
VT 1500 HGB control kit (decision level)