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Test ID BLOD0671 Sickle Cell Screen

Container Type

EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

EDTA Whole Blood

Specimen Volume

4.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: NA
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: NA

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: No
Lipemia: No

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Pediatric minimum – 1 full EDTA microtainer.

Positives should be followed by Hemoglobin Electrophoresis.


NOTE: This assay is NOT Appropriate for children under 6 months of age.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Solubility

CPT

85660

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls