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 Recent changes for Haemoglobin A1c

Recent changes for Haemoglobin A1c

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
5th October 2018
Request Group

A1CS

HBA1CP, A1CP

Haemoglobin A1c

Alternate names:
glycosylated haemoglobin, HbA1c
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
HBA1CP, A1CP
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
0.5 mL
Notes:

False results may occur after blood transfusion, venesection, in anaemia associated with haemolysis or reticulocytosis

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
6 hours
Reference Interval:

HbA1C     4.0-6.0 %

HbA1C (SI) 29-42 mmol/mol