Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Replacement Assay
Beta Thalassemia Screen
HGBN Interpretation Charge
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High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Evaluate distribution of hemoglobins.
HGBN-A1: 96.0 - 98.0% of total hemoglobin; HGBN-A2: 2.3 - 3.4% of total hemoglobin; HGBN-F, 0-1 month: 46.0 - 81.0% of total hemoglobin; HGBN-F, 1-4 months: 9.4 - 61.0% of total hemoglobin; HGBN-F, 4-12 months: 1.3 - 22.0% of total hemoglobin; HGBN-F, 1 - 150 years: less than or equal to 2% of total hemoglobin. There are no established reference ranges for HGBN-C and HGBN-S. Pathologist interpretation of abnormal results provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in a lavender top (EDTA) tube. Invert specimen after collection to prevent clotting. Send intact specimen; do not centrifuge. Refrigerate; do not freeze. Please include most recent CBC results with requisition. If CBC results are not provided, testing will be performed and a note added to the report indicating that CBC results were unavailable.