Hemoglobin Evaluation HGBES

Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Synonym Hemoglobin Screening Assay, Thalassemia Screen
Specimen Required
Collect One 3 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube.
Transport

3 mL whole blood at at 2-8ºC. (Min: 2 mL)

Remarks This test is not intended for patients under 2 years of age. Neonatal samples should not be tested by this method.
Stability Refrigerated: 4 days
Unacceptable Conditions Frozen samples are unacceptable.
Schedule Mon, Wed, Fri (may require pathologist interpretation)
Billing Code 1010511
CPTCode 83021
Notes If hemoglobins other than A1, A2 and F are detected, additional testing will be performed.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Adult Reference Range

HgbA2: 1.5 - 3.7%
HgbF: Less than 2.0%
HgbA1: 94.3 - 98.5%

 

No Appointment Necessary
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