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Lab Test Dictionary

Hemoglobinopathy-NBS Follow Up

Methodology

Electrophoresis


Synonyms

Hemoglobin Electrophoresis

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

UCSF Benioff CH Oakland & Research Center


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

EDTA (Lavender-Top) Tube

Collection Instructions

Must accompany special UCSF requisition form from NBS Program coordinators prior to collection. NBS Follow Up only.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Room Temp-OK/Refrigerate-OK

Test Volume Required

2 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Must accompany special UCSF requisition form from NBS Program coordinators prior to collection. NBS Follow Up only. Send with GLS courier.


Comments

No charge.


CPT Codes

83020


Revised

4/22/24

Initials

SA