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pawsPathologyManual: Alpha Thalassemia Detection

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Alpha Thalassemia Detection

Synonyms

Deletional Alpha Thalassemia, Alpha Thalassemia Detection

Test Consists

Hgb Electrophoresis, -3.7, -4.2, SEA, MED, -20.5

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL purple top EDTA blood tube

Storage and Transport

EDTA whole blood stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Kutlar's Sickle Cell Center

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than EDTA whole blood

Turn Around Time

14-21 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

83891, 83898x2, 83894, 83020, 83021, 83912

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

39,886,838

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

 

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Kutlar's Sickle Cell Center

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Thursday at Kutlar's Sickle Cell Center

Request Form

 

Methodology

 

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type Alpha Thal in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir