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Sickle Solubility

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
SICK SPHEM
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL in BD Microtainer)
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:
-
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
8 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: Negative
CPT Code:
85660
Synonyms:
Sickle Cell; Sickledex