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Test Code HB F Hemoglobin F Quantitation

Clinical System Name

Hemoglobin F Quantitation

Synonyms

% F
%F
Alkali Denaturation
Fetal Hemoglobin - Bld Quant
Hb F
Percent F

Description

To copy for new tests

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA, Lavender/EDTA Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.5 mL

 

Note:

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate whole blood in CPA refrigerator sendouts rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Department

Department:  

Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

 

 

Reference Range

 

> 10 years <1.1%
4 - 10 years <2%
10 months to 3 yrs <3%
9 months <5%
6 months <8%
5 months 5 - 20%
0 - 4 months 5 - 90%

 

Methodology

Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83021

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Requisition

Req

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Hemoglobin F - HPLC Quant
Reference Test Number: HBF
Instructions: Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records.