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Test NameCritical Value
Urinalysis, RoutineUrine Glucose: >1000 mg/mL
 Urine Ketones: >=5 mg/dL in neonates
 Urine Reducing Substances: >=1+ in neonates
 Urine Casts: >10/LPH or any waxy casts
Urinalysis, with MicroscopicUrine Glucose: >1000 mg/mL
 Urine Ketones: >=5 mg/dL in neonates
 Urine Reducing Substances: >=1+ in neonates
 Urine Casts: >10/LPH or any waxy casts
 

Chemistry

Test NameCritical Value
Bilirubin, Neonatal Total (Pediatric) --<2 months of age> 15.0 mg/dL
Calcium, Ionized < 0.7 or >=1.6 mMol/L
Calcium, Total, Serum<7.0 or >13.5 mg/dL
Carbon Dioxide, Total (CO2)< 10 or = 40 mmol/L
Carboxyhemoglobin (Carbon Monoxide)> 10 %
Glucose Fasting, Random or Post-prandial< 50 or > 500 mg/dL
Glucose, Random Urine= 1 gm/dL
Ketones, Urine= 5 mg/dL in neonates
Magnesium, Blood<1 mg/dL or >5.0 mg/dL
Phenytoin (Dilantin) Level> 30 ug/mL
Phosphorus (PO4), Serum0 - 9 Days: <1.0 or >12.0 mg/dL
 10 Days - 24 mos: <1.0 or >10.0 mg/dL
 2+ yrs: <1.0 or >6.5 mg/dL
Potassium, Serum (K)< 3.0 or > 6.0 mmol/L
Reducing Substances, Urine= 1+ in neonates
Sodium (Na), Serum<= 120 or >=155 mmol/L
 

Coagulation

Test NameCritical Value
Fibrinogen Level< 100 mg/dL
INR, Prothrombin Time (PT)= 5.0 INR
Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT, APTT)> 105 sec.
 

Hematology

Test NameCritical Value
Hematocrit, Whole Blood0 - 1 month: < 24 or > 70 %
 >1 month: < 18 or > 55 %
Hemoglobin, Whole Blood0 - 1 days: < 8 or > 25 g/dL
 >1 days - 4 weeks: <6.5 or > 25 g/dL
 > 4 weeks: <6.5 or >20 g/dL
Platelet Count, Whole Blood< 50 or > 1,000 Thous/uL
WBC (White Blood Cell Count) with Differentail 0 - 1 days: <1.5 or >50.0 thousand/uL
 1+ days : < 1.5 or > 30.0 thousand/uL
 

Microbiology

Test NameCritical Value
AFB (Acid Fast Bacilli) Culture, Sputum/Biopsy/Fluid/AspiratePositive
AFB (Acid Fast) SmearPositive
Blood Parasites ScreenPositive
Culture, AFB (Acid Fast Bacilli), BloodPositive
Culture, BloodPositive Culture
Culture, CSF (includes Gram Stain) Any organisms in CSF Gram Stain or Culture
India Ink PrepPositive
 

TDM

Test NameCritical Value
Acetaminophen Level> 50 ug/mL
Alcohol, Blood (Ethanol, ETOH)400 mg/dL
Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Level> 20 ug/mL
Digoxin> 2.5 ng/mL
Gentamicin (Garamycin) Level> 10 uG/mL
Lithium >= 2.0 mEq/L
Phenobarbital Level> 60 ug/mL
Salicylate (Aspirin)> 30 mg/dL
Theophylline (Aminophylline) Level> 30 ug/mL
Tobramycin Level> 12 ug/mL
Valproic Acid (Depakene/Depakote) Level> 120 ug/mL
Vancomycin Level>25 ug/mL
 

Misc

Test NameCritical Value
Transfusion Reaction WorkupPositive Workup