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Test Code UNHB Hemoglobin Stability, Blood

Reporting Name

Hb Stability, B

Useful For

Work-up of congenital hemolytic anemias

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile or as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

 

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile or as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

  

Normal (reported as normal [stable] or abnormal [unstable])

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83068

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
UNHB Hb Stability, B 4639-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
9095 Hb Stability, B 4639-1

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile or as a reflex. For more information see:

-HAEV1 / Hemolytic Anemia Evaluation, Blood

-HBEL1 / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Evaluation, Blood

-THEV1 / Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation, Blood

-REVE1 / Erythrocytosis Evaluation, Whole Blood

-MEV1 / Methemoglobinemia Evaluation, Blood

 

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