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SICKLE CELL SCREEN

Test Number:
  • 4805
Test Alias:
  • Hemoglobin S
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • EDTA/Lavender Top
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 5 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • For infants older than 6 months, 1 lavender top Microtainer may be used. Gently invert tube six times to prevent clotting.
Transport Temperature:
  • Refrigerated
Specimen Stability:
  • 7 days. Store in a refrigerator (2-6) degrees until testing.
Methodology:
  • Hydrosulfite Solubility
CPT Code:
  • 85660
Reject Criteria:
  • Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Clotted
Reference Range:
  • Negative
Report Available:
  • 2 days

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