5004 Sickle Cell Screen

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Whole Blood 48 Hours 2 - 8° C Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Lavender Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 2.00 mL

Method

Hgb Solubility

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

72Hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To screen for Hgb S Disease or a carrier of the gene.

CPT Codes

85660

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