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Test Directory -  Haemoglobin Variants

Synonyms

Clinical Indications

Confirmation identification of haemoglobin variants detected during haemoglobinopathy screening

Test Includes

IEF

Request Form

Referral letter generated by laboratory

Availability

Request for further testing is instigated by laboratory

Specific Criteria

Ethnic origin required

Turnaround Time

Minimum 2 weeks

Specimen

Whole blood (EDTA)

Volume

1 x 3 mL.

Container

Purple top (EDTA) tube
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Lab. Handling

Send sample to Royal London Hospital

Causes for Rejection

Unlabelled / inadequately sample. Clotted sample.

Reference Range

See individual report.

Interpretation

See Information Leaflets available

        

 

Version 1.0 / February 2013