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Test Code HB S Hemoglobin S Quantitation

Clinical System Name

Hemoglobin S Quantitation

Synonyms

% S
%hgb S
%S
Hb S
Hgb S
Percent S
Quantitative S

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

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

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.5 mL

 

Note: Macro sample preferred

 

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 2 days
  Refrigerated 7 days
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 1 - 2 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

 

< 5%

 

Methodology

Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83021

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Hemoglobin S (Quant) by HPLC
Reference Test Number: HBS
Instructions: Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records.