Children's Mercy Kansas City
Name
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis/Thalassemia Screen

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
Minimum of 1.5 mL blood in an EDTA lavender top tube

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-7 days
Batch testing completed on Wednesdays with results released on Thursdays

Methodology
Capillary Electrophoresis & HPLC

Ranges
Report includes percentage distribution of the total hemoglobin present and pathologist’s interpretation.

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