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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeHBF
Method

Alkali denaturation

External Price$58.91(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen1 x 4.0mL EDTA (Lavender)
Paediatric Specimen1 x 3.0mL EDTA (Lavender)
Sample Delivery to Labambient temperature, 4C if overnight
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructionspreferred aliquot 1 x 4.0mL EDTA whole blood minimum aliquot 2mL EDTA whole blood
Aliquot Transport to CHLambient temperature, 4C if overnight
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentHaematology - Special Tests
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0373 | x80373
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, 0800 - 1700
Turnaround Time1 - 4 days
Reference Interval

Adult levels of <1% reached at approx 2 yrs of age.

Interpretation

HbF may be raised in various haematological conditions (including thalassaemia, HPFH and JCMML), due to certain drugs (e.g. hydroxyurea) or in pregnancy.
 

Additional Information

Available as a standalone test.

Delphic Number Test Number1409

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