Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Hemoglobin F Quantitation

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 or Friday

Methodology
Capillary Electrophoresis

Ranges
Hemoglobin F
0 day46.0-81.0
2 months29.0-61.0
3 months15.0-56.0
4 months9.4-29.0
5 months2.3-22.0
6 months2.3-13.0
9 months1.3-5.0
≥13 months0.2-2.0
All numbers are percent

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