Item Value
Test name Hemoglobinopathy Evaluation
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-8 days
In House Availability Set up Wednesday, reports next day unless electrophoresis required
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Normal range
Age Hgb F Hgb A2 Hgb A
0 to 6 days 77.0-97.9% < 1.0% 2.4-22.4%
7 to 14 days 79.6-91.4% 0.0-1.0% 8.5-19.8%
15 to 45 days 59.8-89.6% 0.0-1.5% 12.9-51.1%
46 days to < 3 months 23.9-67.2% 0.6-1.9% 35.8-77.3%
3 month to < 6 months 4.4-27.5% 1.7-2.8% 75.3-96.6%
6 months to < 9 months 1.5-27.8% 2.1-2.9% 81.1-97.6%
9 months to < 15 months 0.4-8.4% 2.2-3.2% 91.2-98.3%
15 months to < 2 years 0.1-4.9% 2.2-3.2% 94.4-98.0%
2 years to < 6 years 0.0-3.7% 2.2-3.2% 95.7-98.0%
6 years and older <1.0% 2.2-3.2% 96.7-97.8%


Pediatric reference ranges adopted from Pediatric Reference Intervals 7th edition.
Adult reference ranges adopted from vendor (Sebia) performed studies and verified by UCSF Clinical Labs by running 52 outpatient samples with a normal RBC, WBC, Hct, MCV and A1c.
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions If collecting in citrate, check the expiration date on the label of the blue top vacutainer before drawing the patient
Sample type EDTA whole blood

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