Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Haemoglobinopathy screen a.k.a. sickle cell screen, thalassaemia screen, haemoglobin variant screen
Condition / Indication: Determination of haemoglobinopathy
Special precautions & notes: Provide family origin information. HbF raised in pregnancy up to 10%. If antenatal request please see Haematology antenatal request form below or request via ICE.
Reference range: HbA2 1.5 - 3.5% / HbF up to 0.9%
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL
Turnaround time: 3 days