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Test Code HB S Hemoglobin S Quantitation

Clinical System Name

Hemoglobin S Quantitation


% S
%hgb 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:


Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 2 days
  Refrigerated 7 days
  Frozen N



STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 1 - 2 d


Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center



Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451



Reference Range


< 5%



Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes


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.