Hemoglobin S, Rapid, Quantitative

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

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1.0 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store whole blood in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship to UMMC-East Core Sendouts at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Refrigerated up to 3 days.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL))


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

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