HEMOGLOBIN A1C

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube. Send 1.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Immunoturbidimetry

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
<5.7% of total hemoglobin

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeHGBAQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
83036
LOINC Codes
4548-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory