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Test Code SDEX Hemoglobin S, Screen, Blood

Additional Codes

MLAB: Y55

Powerchart: Hemoglobin S Screen

Epic: LAB2530 Hemoglobin S Screen

Reporting Name

Hemoglobin S, Scrn, B

Useful For

Screening for presence or absence of hemoglobin S (sickle cell disease)

Note: for quantification of hemoglobin S order HBELC / Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Cascade, Blood

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Necessary Information


1. Patient's age is required.

2. Include recent transfusion information.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lavender top (EDTA)

Acceptable: ACD (solution B), heparin

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

85660

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SDEX Hemoglobin S, Scrn, B 4621-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
9180 Hemoglobin S, Scrn, B 4621-9

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Hemoglobin S Solubility

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Benign Hematology Test Request Form (T755) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/benign-hematology-test-request-form.pdf)