Test directory: Hemoglobinopathy Screen w/ Interp

Ordering Code 585
Test Name Hemoglobinopathy Screen w/ Interp
Alias Hemoglobinopathy w/Interpretation
Hgb A2
Hgb F
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis w/Interp
Thalassemia Screen
Sickle Cell Trait
Preferred Specimen Whole Blood
Preferred Container EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume 3 mL
Microtainer = 500 uL
Collection Instructions Do NOT collect in 7 mL EDTA tube
Mix well. EDTA tubes must be filled with at least 50% of the draw volume
For Guam and Saipan:
Collect only on Monday through Wednesday.
Handling Instructions Refrigerate specimen if transport time >24 hours
Hand mix ONLY. Do NOT mix on mechanical rocker/mixer.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability Ambient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 4 Days
Rejection Criteria Clotted, Frozen, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time Up to 3 Days
Methodology High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Hgb A 0-1M 10.0-40.0 10.0-40.0 %
Hgb A 1M-1Y NO FLAGGING NO FLAGGING %
Hgb A 1Y-2Y >95.0 >95.0 %
Hgb A 2Y-127Y >95.0 >95.0 %
Hgb A2 0-1M <1.0 <1.0 %
Hgb A2 1M-1Y NO FLAGGING NO FLAGGING %
Hgb A2 1Y-2Y <3.5 <3.5 %
Hgb A2 2Y-127Y <3.5 <3.5 %
Hgb F 0-1M 60.0-90.0 60.0-90.0 %
Hgb F 1M-1Y NO FLAGGING NO FLAGGING %
Hgb F 1Y-2Y <3.0 <3.0 %
Hgb F 2Y-127Y <2.0 <2.0 %
Hgb C ALL See report.
Hgb E ALL See report.
Hgb H ALL See report.
Hgb S ALL See report.
Hgb Bart's ALL See report.
Other ALL See report.