APT Downey


Sunquest Code:APT  
Epic Code:LAB1029Epic Name:APT Downey
Synonyms:Fetal Hemoglobin APT
CPT Code:83033
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Gastric aspirate or stool containing fresh "red" blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile, Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen stool; specimen without fresh "red" blood.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Stable at room temperature 2 days, or refrigerated temperature 3 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (UMMC-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Results will report either hemoglobin A present or hemoglobin F present.


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