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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeHBSC
Method

HPLC - Biorad Variant II

Refer to GroupImmigration Thalassaemia Screen ;
External Price$28.03(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen2 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 2 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 Time3 - 10 days
Reference Interval

Normal Range 2.2 - 3.3%

Interpretation

Increased Hb A2 level (4-6%) in the presence of appropriate red cell indices is diagnostic of beta thalassaemia trait.
 

Additional Information

Forms part of a haemoglobinopathy/thalassaemia screen. Not performed as a standalone test.

Delphic Number Test Number1582

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