Sickle Cell Monitor : 1000846

Test Code
SCKL or 1000846

Alias/See Also
Hemoglobin Solubility Test for HbS; Sickle Cell Screen; Sickling Test; Hemoglobin S Screen; HbS Screen

CPT Codes
85660

Instructions
Lavender top tube (s) (EDTA) (5 mL blood).

Transport Container
Whole blood (Min. 5 mL): do not centrifuge.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 45 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Frozen/Ambient.

Methodology
Turbidity

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Negative

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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