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Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation *

SIM

22311 

CPT

83021; 85660 

Synonyms

Hemoglobin electrophoresis; Hgb electrophoresis 

Specimen Type

Whole Blood 

Container

Lavender –top (EDTA) tube

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

Volume: 1 ml. 
Min. volume: 0.6ml

Additional Information

Diagnose thalassemias and hemoglobin variants

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

Whole blood, do not centrifuge

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma specimen

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Identification and relative percentages of hemoglobin (A,A2,F,S,C) including variants, if present: hemoglobin solubility; interpretation 

Methodology

Hemoglobin fractionation; high-pressure liquid chromatography(HPLC);hemoglobin solubility; sodium hydrosulfite reduction 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

121679 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

Supplemental

Denotes  Reference Lab Test

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