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Test Code PostTxHbS Post Transfusion Hemoglobin S Quant

Important Note

This order should be used only AFTER a patient receives a transfusion and should NOT be used for pre transfusion lab orders. Testing metholody is the same as regular Hgb S Quant.

Clinical System Name

Post Transfusion Hemoglobin S Quant

Synonyms

Hemoglobin S Quant, Post Transfusion
PostTxHbs

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 Lavender/EDTA Microtainers (macro sample preferred)

 

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
Whole blood Room temp  N
  Refrigerated  Y
  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: 1.5 mL EDTA whole blood

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83021

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Post TX Hemoglobin S Quant
Reference Test Number: HBSTX2
Instructions: Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records.