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Hematology Laboratory

Hemoglobin Identification/Quantitation

  • LIS Mnemonic: HGBIDQ

    Collect

    Lavendar (EDTA)

    Volume Required

    2 mL.

    Minimum Required

    1 mL.

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Room Temperature:12 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days

    Unacceptable conditions

    Clotted Specimens.

Reported

1-3 days

Reflex Testing

If positive, AGE (Agar Gel Electrophoresis)will also be done.

CPT

83020

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