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Hemoglobin electrophoresis (Lab Orderable Only)

Lab Section:  Hematology  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB3053 
Synonyms: AGACE
Methodology: Electrophoresis
Schedule: Every Tuesday
Reported: 1-3 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pink Top Tube also acceptable.
3.0mL Blood in a Lavender Top
Pediatric volume: 0.5mL
Transport: Deliver immediately to lab.
Unacceptable conditions: Frozen or hemolyzed samples
Stability: Refrigerated: 1 week

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: Only available as a techologist ordered reflex to abnormal hemoglobin screens (HGBSC).

Clinical Indications: Suspected hemoglobinopathy

Tests in this Panel: 
Test NameReference Interval
Hgb Electrophoresis, Acetate [LRR14064]
Hgb Electrophoresis, Citrate [LRR14066]
CPT Code(s): 83020
Last Changed: 11/08/2016 09:07:41
Last Reviewed: 11/10/2016 12:22:36