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 Recent changes for Haemoglobin Analysis (including Electrophoresis)

Recent changes for Haemoglobin Analysis (including Electrophoresis)

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
10th December 2020
Alternative names

Alkali Resistant Haemoglobin, Foetal Haemoglobin, Hb EPG, HbA2, HbF, HbH, HbS, Unstable Haemoglobin

Alkali Resistant Haemoglobin, Foetal Haemoglobin, Hb EPG, HbA2, HbF, HbH, HbS, Unstable Haemoglobin, Thalassaemia

Collection & Request Instructions

Please collect 2 X EDTA Tube for this test.

Haemoglobin Analysis (including Electrophoresis)

Alternate names:
Alkali Resistant Haemoglobin, Foetal Haemoglobin, Hb EPG, HbA2, HbF, HbH, HbS, Thalassaemia, Unstable Haemoglobin
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HBEPG
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:

Please collect 2 X EDTA Tube for this test.

Notes:

Ethnic origin must be stated to allow appropriate testing

FBE and Iron studies should be performed

Specimens must be in the laboratory before 4pm

Send FBE & Iron studies results if available. Send within 24 hrs at Room temperature.

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
2 weeks
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

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TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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