Interpretive report provided
3 - 26 days
Collect specimens in EDTA (send as whole blood-do not spin), and SST or red top tube. Spin and aliquot only the SST/red top within 2 hours of collection, into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories. This evaluation will always include hemoglobins A(2) and F and hemoglobin electrophoresis utilizing cation exchange high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and capillary electrophoresis methods as well as Ferritrin (if a serum specimen is sent). This is a consultative evaluation in which the case will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, the appropriate tests performed at an additional charge, and the results interpreted. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated.