SICKLE CELL SCREEN

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 1.0 mL whole blood (0.5 ml minimum) refrigerated.

Methodology
Flocculation

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
Negative
Suggest confirmation of positives by Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation (HGBE)

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeSCT
CPT-4 Code (s)
85660
LOINC Codes
4621-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory