Test ID: ZG322
CPT code: 82728, 83020, 83021
Specimen Type: EDTA and Red or Gel clot
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 25 days
Instructions: 15mL whole blood in lavender tube PLUS 0.65mL serum, refrigerated. Min
2.5mL whole blood plus 0.5mL serum. Must arrive at Mayo within 72 hours of collection.
Text: Useful for:
Evaluation of microcytosis
Extensive and economical diagnosis and classification of hemoglobinopathies or thalassemia including complex disorders.
Diagnosis of hereditary persistence of hemoglobin (HPFH)
Methodology: Capillary Electrophoresis, HPLC, Immunoenzymatic Assay, Electrophoresis, Mass Spectrometry, Flow Cytometry, Isopropanol and Head Stability.