Hemoglobin S, Evaluation with Reflex to RBC Solubility
0050520
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
SCKL
Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen or room temperature specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: 1 week, Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
If HPLC detects a peak which suggests Hgb S, then RBC Solubility will be added for confirmation. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
83021; if reflexed, add 85660
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050520Hemoglobin S, Evaluation (Sickle Cell)
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Aliases
  • Hb S
  • Hgb S
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Screen
  • Sickle Cell Disease