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Fetal Hemoglobin, APT Test
0020156
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
APT
Methodology
Visual Identification
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Gastric aspirate or stool with fresh red blood. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 mL gastric aspirate or stool. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen stool. Specimens without visible fresh red blood. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
83033
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020156Fetal Hemoglobin, APT Test30074-9
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Aliases
  • APT
  • APT Test, fetal Hemoglobin
  • fetal Hg