HEMOGLOBIN F, QUANTITATIVE
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole Blood, one 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube
Transport 3 mL whole blood. Do not separate. Do not freeze.
Frozen or room temperature specimens
UNSPUN SAMPLES: Ambient (20-25°C): Unacceptable; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 1 week; Frozen (at or below -20°C): Unacceptable
This assay measures percentage of hemoglobin F only.
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
1 year of age or greater: 0.0-2.0% of total hemoglobin.
Results vary with age.
83021, add 83020 if reflexed
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:13 AM