Sickle Cell Screen


CPT code: 85660
LOINC: 6864-3
Specimen Type: Lavender whole blood
Frequency: Setup: Dialy; TAT <24 hrs Instructions: 0.5mL fresh whole blood collected in lavender top tube. Alt/ Green
heparin tube.
Text: Detect sickling hemoglobins; evaluate hemolytic anemia, undiagnosed
hereditary anemia, sickle like abnormalities on peripheral blood smear.
Methodology: Solubility

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