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Test Code HGMON SICKLING HEMOGLOBIN THERAPEUTIC MONITORING

Important Note

This test is not intended for diagnostic purposes, it is assumed the patient’s diagnosis is established.  If the patient has never had a hemoglobin/thalassemia evaluation (HBEVAL) then this should be done first.

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

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

HGMON

LAB4062 FAH5651

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

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

Submit whole blood, do not freeze.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

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

Method

Capillary Electrophoresis

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Sickling Hgb Therapeutic Monitoring 83020

 

Instrumentation

Sebia Capillarys 2 Flex

Reference Range

No established reference range

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes