Specimen: 4 mL (2 mL min.) Whole blood from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Must Record date of birth, sex, race and religion on the test request form.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Alkaline cellulose acetate electrophoresis.
Comment: Also see HPLC
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs
Usage: Hemoglobin electrophoresis measures hemoglobin levels and looks for abnormal types of hemoglobin. It’s most often used to help diagnose anemia, sickle cell disease, and other hemoglobin disorders.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: To provide Date of birth, Sex, Race and Religion details.