Hemoglobin Evaluation with Reflex to Electrophoresis and/or RBC Solubility


Sunquest Code:HGBELP  
Epic Code:LAB3525Epic Name:HGB with Reflex to ELP or RBC Solubility
Synonyms:Hemoglobin F (Fetal); Hgb ELP; ELP, Hemoglobin
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography/electrophoresis/RBC solubility
CPT Code:83020, 85660, 83021
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-7 days. Abnormal hemoglobin variants may require additional testing up to 10 days.
Special Instructions:Recommend quantitation of hemoglobin for definitive diagnosis after 1 year of age.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or frozen specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50610


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Age Defined Normal Hemoglobin Reference Ranges

 

 

Age

 

Hb A
%

 

Hb A2 %

 

Hb F
%

 

Hb S %

 

Hb C %

 

Hb E %

Hb Other %

0-1 mo

7.6-54.8

0.0-1.4

45.8-91.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

2 mo

14.7-70.1

0.0-2.0

32.7-85.2

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

3 mo

26.6-81.8

0.1-2.6

14.5-73.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

4 mo

43.0-89.5

0.8-3.0

4.2-56.9

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

5 mo

60.8-94.0

1.5-3.3

1.0-38.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

6-8 mo

78.2-96.6

1.8-3.5

0.9-19.4

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

9-12 mo

86.1-97.2

1.9-3.5

0.6-11.6

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

13-23 mo

85.1-97.7

1.9-3.5

0.0-8.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

2 y and older

95.0-97.9

2.0-3.5

0.0-2.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

 



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