Test Details

Mnemonic

HGBAQ

Ordering Code

3421620

CPT-4 Code(s)

83036

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL whole blood in a screw capped plastic vial or in original collection tube.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gray sodium fluoride, heparinized plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months

Methodology

Enzymatic
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Reference Range

<5.7% of total hemoglobin
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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