Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Isoelectric focusing for determining Abnormal Haemoglobins
Condition / Indication: Confirmatory test following HPLC for abnormal haemoglobins.
Special precautions & notes: The national Haemoglobinopathy Reference Service in Oxford offers a service for the identification of haemoglobinopathy genotypes by the analysis of DNA - see website to download request form including sample requirements.
Container: EDTA (Lavender top)
Turnaround time: 14 days