Sickle Solubility

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: SICK SPHEM

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL (minimum 0.2 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen clotted, hemolyzed, or diluted with IV fluid; specimen from a patient younger than 6 months old.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Sickle-Sol (hemoglobin solubility)

Special Instructions: -

OC Power Word: LSICKLE

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 8 hours

Additional Info: Reference range: Negative

CPT Code: 85660

Synonyms: Sickle Cell; Sickledex

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