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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeHBSC
Method

Sickle solubility test

Hb electrophoresis at alkaline pH using cellulose acetate gels

Constituent TestsHb alkaline electrophoresis, Blood ;Sickle solubility test ;
External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

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
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0373 | x80373
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, 0800 - 1700 (urgent testing by arrangement)
Turnaround Time2 hrs - 4 days
Additional Information

All requests for a sickle cell screen have a sickle solubility test and a Hb alkaline electrophoresis performed.

Samples with a positive sickle cell screen are referred for a full haemoglobinopathy screen.

A sickling test is also performed as part of a haemoglobinopathy/thalassaemia screen if necessary.

Delphic Number Test Number1407

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