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Test Code HBEVAL HEMOGLOBIN/THALASSEMIA EVALUATION

Important Note

Samples on newborns under the age of 28 days are not acceptable for analysis by this method.

Following capillary electrophoresis performance, if findings are suspicious for the presence of an abnormal hemoglobin, then gel Hemoglobin Electrophoresis, Acid  may be perfomed. If capillary electrophoresis is suspicious for the presence of hemoglobin S, then a Hemoglobin S Screen (LAB339) is performed.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

HBEVAL

LAB2059 FAH5636

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Lavender top (EDTA) Tube Whole Blood Refrigerate 2 mL 2 mL 0.5 mL 7 days

Do not spin tube.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday,and Friday, run starts at 8 am / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Capillary Electrophoresis

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis 83020
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Part B 83020.26

 

Instrumentation

See individual tests.

Reference Range

All ages: No abnormal hemoglobins identified

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes