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Fetal Hemoglobin Acid Elution

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

Acid Elution
Fetal Hemoglobin - Blood Qual
Fetal Hemoglobin - Other
Hemoblobin F Qualitative
Hemoglobin F Qual - Blood
Kleihauer-Betke (KB)

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA or Red

Preferred Vol: 5.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 mL

 

Note: 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location:  For routines, place sample in Refrigerated Sendouts box.

For stats, fill out "Stat Kleihauer-Betke" requisition (located with the weekend CD34 requisitions) and delivery express sample to Dynacare. Place a copy of the requisition and labels in the plastic box on the front of the CPA freezer.

Off-site collection:

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Drawn daily; performed M - F 1 - 2 d

 

Performing Laboratory

DynaCare Laboratories

Department

Department:  

DynaCare Laboratories

550 17th Ave
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98122
 

Phone Number

(206) 386-2672

 

 

 

Reference Range

The percentage of fetal hemoglobin in adults is normally < 1%
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: Acid elution

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

85460

 

 

 

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Fetal Hgb, Stn
Reference Test Number:

102380

Instructions:

Send routine samples with Dynacare courier M-F. Send stats by delivery express.