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ID:908 Haemoglobinopathy Mass Spectrometry
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DescriptionIdentification of abnormal haemoglobins
IndicationTo identify abnormal haemoglobins detected from routine haemoglobinopathy screening using mass spectrometry to identify the amino acid substitution
Additional InfoThis is a referred test - Please request Haemoglobinopathy Screening and any abnormal results will be referred for mass spectrometry
Concurrent TestsFBC & Haemoglobinopathy Screen
Dietary RequirementsNone
InterpretationDescriptive Report

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsCannot be analysed if taken within 4 months of a red cell transfusion
Min. Vol1.0 ml
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
UnitsPositive/Negative
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT60 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT60 days
Turnround CommentThis is a referred test and should only be requested after advice from the screening laboratory (64881) or a medical haematologist.

Originally edited by : RJAR. Review due on 08/01/2019 14:51:45. Published By RJAR on 08/01/2018 14:51:45.