ALPHA-GLOBIN COMMON MUTATION ANALYSIS

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (3.0 mL minimum) room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Royal blue EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin, ACD A or B

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday

Turnaround Time8-10 days
Test CodeAGMUT
CPT-4 Code (s)
81257
ZB739
LOINC Codes
21687-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory