Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis/Thalassemia Screen

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
1-3 mL blood in an EDTA lavender top tube

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-7 days, batch testing completed on Thursday and Friday

Methodology
Capillary Electrophoresis & HPLC

Ranges
Report includes quantative precentage of hemoglobin and an interpretive report

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