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Test Code LABS0454 Hemoglobin F, Red Cell Distribution, Blood

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: HPFH


Advisory Information


 



Necessary Information


 



Specimen Required


Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEVP / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation

-HBELC / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood

-MEVP / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation

-REVE / Erythrocytosis Evaluation

-THEVP / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation


Useful For

Distinguishing large deletional hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin from other conditions with increased percentage of fetal hemoglobin

 

Determining the distribution of Hb F within red blood cells

Method Name

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEVP / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation

-HBELC / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood

-MEVP / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation

-REVE / Erythrocytosis Evaluation

-THEVP / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation

 

Flow Cytometry

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Only orderable as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEVP / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation

-HBELC / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood

-MEVP / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation

-REVE / Erythrocytosis Evaluation

-THEVP / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation

 

Reported as heterocellular or homocellular

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Continuously (Reported Monday through Friday)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

88184