Test Details

Mnemonic

SCT

Ordering Code

2000670

CPT-4 Code(s)

85660

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL whole blood refrigerated.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Specimens received room temperature or frozen
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 3 weeks
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Flocculation
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Reference Range

Negative
Suggest confirmation of positives by Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation (HGBE)
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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