Hemoglobin S, Rapid, Quantitative


Sunquest Code:HGBS  
Epic Code:LAB3526Epic Name:Hemoglobin S
Order Instructions:Testing performed in ARDL. Send to Specimen Management prior to testing.
Synonyms:Sickle Cell Screen, Rapid
Methodology:Automated high performance liquid chromatography
CPT Code:83021
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1.0 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store whole blood in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship to Specimen Management at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL))


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative
Use:Use to monitor therapy for sickle-cell disease.


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